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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 fiancť, 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 ďgrandsonĒ the Thayers have always wanted, reviving Normanís 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.



Long Wharf Theatre Begins 2018-19 Season With Jen Silverman's THE ROOMMATE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, begins its 2018-19 season with The Roommate, by Jen Silverman, directed by Mike Donahue. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First look at Curtain Players' ON GOLDEN POND
by Jerri Shafer - Sep 6, 2018

An elderly couple enjoy their latest summer in a cottage on a Maine lake, as they come to terms with the husband's advancing age and his ongoing estrangement from his newly engaged daughter. Performances run Sept 7th thru Sept 23rd at Curtain Players, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio  43021.  For more information or to purchase tickets, visit:  http://curtainplayers.org (more...)

Jenne Vath And Steven Hauck Join Cast Of THE DRAGON GRISWYND At This Summer's Dream Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Jenne Vath and Steven Hauck join the cast of THE DRAGON GRISWYND, Carrie Robbins' playful and poignant fairy tale for all ages. The one-act will have its world premier in the Community Space Theater at The Theater for the New City, Crystal Field (Artistic Director), as part of the 2018 Dream Up Festival, committed to wide-ranging, original theatrical visions. THE DRAGON GRISWYND is based on a story by RD Robbins. (more...)

Documentary JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS Debuts September 24 On HBO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

¬†Girl next door, sex kitten, activist, fitness tycoon: Oscar¬ģ-winner Jane Fonda has lived a life marked by controversy, tragedy and transformation, and she's done it all in the public eye. Directed and produced by award-winning documentarian Susan Lacy, JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS, an intimate look at her singular journey,¬†debuts MONDAY, SEPT. 24 (8:00-10:15 p.m. ET/PT),exclusively on HBO. (more...)

Stephen Louis Grush to Lead HENRY V at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for Henry V, which will be performed Thursday, October 11, through Sunday, November 11. Stephen Louis Grushportrays the English king. (more...)

Harriet Harris, Ed Dixon Lead World Premiere Of Broadway Hopeful THE RIVALS at Bristol Riverside Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Bristol Riverside Theatre continues its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of the new musical comedy The Rivals, based on the famously funny farce about Mrs. Malaprop, running October 30 - November 18. (more...)

New Film From Oscar Winner Ernest Thompson Uses Crowdfunding and Traditional Film Investment
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

¬†A new independent feature film is about to be made in the beautiful, yet rarely used for feature film production, state of New Hampshire.¬†PARALLEL AMERICA,¬†written by¬†Ernest Thompson, Oscar¬ģ & Golden Globe¬ģ winner for his screenplay of¬†On Golden Pond,¬†¬†Ernest will also direct and star in the film. The cast includes¬†Gordon Clapp¬†(Emmy¬ģ winner,¬†NYPD Blue¬†& Tony¬ģ Award nominee,¬†Glengarry Glen Ross), critically acclaimed actress¬†Lisa Bostnar, actor/singer¬†John Davidson¬†and theatre legend¬†Alvin Epstein¬†(originated the role of Lucky on Broadway in¬†Waiting for Godot). (more...)

Photo Flash: THE DRAGON GRISWYND Tells A Fairy Tale For All Ages
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

A playful and poignant fairy tale for all ages, THE DRAGON GRISWYND by Carrie Robbins will have its world premier in the Community Space Theater at The Theater for the New City, Crystal Field (Artistic Director), as part of the 2018 Dream Up Festival, committed to wide-ranging, original theatrical visions. THE DRAGON GRISWYND is based on a story by RD Robbins.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 12, 2018
by - Sep 12, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Eric Woodall Joins NC Theatre As Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

North Carolina Theatre, the region's premiere nonprofit professional theatre, is proud to announce the hiring of a familiar face as the theatre's new Artistic Director. Broadway casting director and Benson, NC native, Eric Woodall, will join the NC Theatre team in November. Eric will provide artistic direction for all programming, including mainstage shows, the theatre's Conservatory training, and new works development. (more...)

Zak Orth and Peter Francis James Complete Cast of HILLARY AND CLINTON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

Zak Orth and Peter Francis James will complete the cast of Hillary and Clinton, the highly anticipated new play by Tony Award nominee Lucas Hnath, joining the previously announced Tony and Emmy Award winners Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals Of The Harriet Harris, Ed Dixon Lead World Premiere Of RIVALS at Bristol Riverside Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

Bristol Riverside Theatre continues its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of the new musical comedy The Rivals, based on the famously funny farce about Mrs. Malaprop, running October 30 - November 18. Check out footage of the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

SAVE THE DATE: Nashville Theater Calendar for October 29, 2018
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 28, 2018

Looking into the future, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for October 29, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year... (more...)

Review Roundup: HENRY V at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Henry V is the first Shakespeare production, and the second play overall, in Hartford Stage's 55-year history to be staged in the round. In addition to Grush, the ensemble cast - comprised of half men and half women - features Karen Aldridge as Exeter, Miles Anderson as Pistol, Kate Forbes as the Constable of France and Burgundy, Peter Francis James as the Chorus and Sir Thomas Erpingham, Felicity Jones Latta as the Archbishop of Canterbury, Nym and Alice, and Baron Vaughn as Fluellen and Mistress Quickly. Hartford Stage Associate Artistic Director Elizabeth Williamson will helm the production, which marks her Shakespeare directorial debut for the Tony Award-winning theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals For HENRY V at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Check out rehearsal photos for Henry V at Hartford Stage below! (more...)

SAVE THE DATE: Nashville Theater Calendar for November 5, 2018
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 5, 2018

Looking ahead, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for November 5, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year... (more...)

Voting Continues For The 2018 BroadwayWorld San Antonio Awards; The Public's NEWSIES Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Nov 19, 2018

Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld San Antonio Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Voting Continues For The 2018 BroadwayWorld St. Petersburg Awards; INTO THE WOODS Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Nov 19, 2018

Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld St. Petersburg Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Voting Continues For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; TOOTSIE Leads Best New Work!
by BWW Staff - Nov 19, 2018

Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

SAVE THE DATE: Nashville Theater Calendar for November 12, 2018
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 13, 2018

Looking ahead, you'll find a number of new productions on tap, including a whole slew of holiday favorites, for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for November 12, 2018, to help you plot your course through next February... (more...)

TFANA Announces 2018-19 Season; World Premiere Starring Jessica Hecht and More
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director), an award-winning company presenting Shakespeare alongside other classic and contemporary drama at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, Downtown Brooklyn, is pleased to announce its 2018-19 season-the 39th since its founding in 1979. (more...)

Mamie Parris, Josh Breckenridge, and More Join Drew Gehling in DAVE at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Arena Stage announces the full cast and creative team for Dave. By Thomas Meehan, Nell Benjaminand Tom Kitt, Dave is inspired by the Academy Award-nominated American political comedy film. (more...)

Stefanie Powers and Clive Francis Star In New UK Tour Of 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Cambridge Arts Theatre today announces a new UK tour of James Roose-Evans' adaptation of Helene Hanff's novel 84 Charing Cross Road, in collaboration with Lee Dean and Salisbury Playhouse. Richard Beecham directs Stefanie Powers as Helene Hanff and Clive Francis as Frank Doel. The production opens at Darlington Hippodrome today 23 May before touring to Wolverhampton, Malvern, Richmond, Oxford and finishing in Cambridge Arts Theatre on 30 June. (more...)

Cast Announced For Pride Films And Plays' PINK ORCHIDS
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Casting has been announced for Pride Films and Plays' American premiere of PINK ORCHIDS - the first play of the "PAC Pride Fest" - a summer season of five plays. PINK ORCHIDS, by Patrick Cash, is a British play in which five eloquently interwoven and often funny monologues explore the experience of living with HIV - a virus that attacks the emotions as well as the body. It premiered in London in 2016 under the title THE HIV MONOLOGUES. This production will be directed by Brennan T. Jones and will open to the press on Friday, June 8 at 7:30 pm, in the Pride Arts Center's Buena space. Jones directed JUMPERS FOR GOALPOSTS for Pride Films and Plays in summer 2017 and was Assistant Director for TimeLine Theatre's THE AUDIENCE last fall. (more...)

Schimmel Center To Present Anna Deavere Smith In Notes From The Field, 6/1 & 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

Schimmel Center will present Tony and Pulitzer Prize nominee Anna Deavere Smith's Obie Award-winning solo performance, Notes From the Field, for one weekend only on Friday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 2 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in preparation for a two week run at the Royal Court in London. The production is directed by Leonard Foglia and features original music composed and performed by bassist Marcus Shelby who joins Ms. Smith on stage. (more...)

J.R. Sullivan Named Interim Artistic Director of Irish Theatre Of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

As Irish Theatre Of Chicago (formerly Seanachai Theatre Company) enters its 23rd season, the company is proud to announce the installation of Drama Desk winner J.R. Sullivan as Interim Artistic Director, effective June 25, 2018. States Founding Artistic Director and Ensemble Member Michael Grant, "J.R. is deeply passionate both about Irish theater and the ITC ensemble, and believes strongly in our place in Chicago's theater scene. After two decades at the helm I'm pleased to be able to hand over the reins to someone who loves our company and community so much, and has a great vision for what we can accomplish going forward." (more...)

Pride Films And Plays Hosts Discussions On Living With HIV To Follow Friday Performances Of PINK ORCHIDS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Pride Films and Plays has announced a series of discussions in conjunction with its American premiere of PINK ORCHIDS -  a British play in which five eloquently interwoven and often funny monologues explore the experience of living with HIV from the perspectives of those living with the virus and those who care for and care about HIV+ persons. Staff members from Test Positive Awareness Network (TPAN) and other HIV activists will lead the weekly discussions about living with in a world with HIV - either as someone who has tested positive for the virus or is vulnerable to it.  (more...)

Dana Delany, James Earl Jones and More Reunite for One-Night-Only Benefit Reading Of THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

The Acting Company announces the full cast of its one-night-only benefit reading of The Night of the Iguana, Tennessee Williams' feverishly poetic 1961 drama,at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues), on Monday, June 11. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Curtain Players 2017-18 Season End Party
by Jerri Shafer - Jun 28, 2018

Curtain Players celebrated the end of its 2017-18 season on Sunday June 24 with a party in the upper room of The Old Bag of Nails Pub in uptown Westerville. (more...)

Uplifting Adaptation LITTLE WOMEN Takes the Stage at New London Barn Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Following the wildly successful run of Camelot, the New London Barn Playhouse invites you to continue our journey through the 86th Summer Season with a trip to Civil War-era Concord for the earnest and uplifting musical masterpiece Little Women, running June 27 - July 8, 7:30PM with Wednesday matinee performances at 2:00PM and Sunday matinee performances at 5:00PM. (more...)

Schimmel Center To Present Anna Deavere Smith In Notes From The Field, 6/1 & Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2018

Schimmel Center will present Tony and Pulitzer Prize nominee Anna Deavere Smith's Obie Award-winning solo performance, Notes From the Field, for one weekend only on Friday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Today, June 2 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in preparation for a two week run at the Royal Court in London. The production is directed by Leonard Foglia and features original music composed and performed by bassist Marcus Shelby who joins Ms. Smith on stage. (more...)

The Tank Announces COREY AND VANESSA PRESENT AN ALL-FEMALE EDUCATIONAL TOURING PRODUCTION OF OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

The Tank (Rosalind Grush and Meghan Finn, Artistic Directors) present the world premiere of COREY AND VANESSA PRESENT AN ALL-FEMALE EDUCATIONAL TOURING PRODUCTION OF OF MICE AND MEN, a new devised play directed by Alex Randrup and created in collaboration with Siena Zoe Allen, Emily Auciello, Samantha Clark, and Bonita Jackson. (more...)

New London Barn Playhouse Announces SYLVIA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

The fun just keeps coming with the 2018 Summer Season and the New London Barn Playhouse wants to take you back to early '90's New York City for A. R. Gurney's howlingly hilarious Sylvia, running July 11 - July 15, 7:30PM with Wednesday and Friday matinee performances at 2:00PM and Sunday performances at 5:00PM. (more...)

Sally Struthers and Joyce Reehling Headline LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Emmy Award winner Sally Struthers and Broadway & TV favorite Joyce Reehling headline Love, Loss, and What I Wore at Judson Theatre Company (Morgan Sills, Executive Producer and Daniel Haley, Artistic Director). Struthers is best known for her roles on All in the Family and  Gilmore Girls. Reehling is a beloved veteran of stage and television (Fifth of July, Law & Order). Love, Loss, and What I Wore opens Thursday, October 18 at 7:00 pm and runs through Sunday, October 21 at the Hannah Center Theatre (on the campus of The O'Neal School, 3300 Airport Road, Southern Pines, NC 28387).  Additional casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS: THE STORY OF THE CULTURAL ICON to Premiere on HBO September 24
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

Girl next door, sex kitten, activist, fitness tycoon: Oscar¬ģ-winner Jane Fonda has lived a life marked by controversy, tragedy and transformation, and she's done it all in the public eye. Directed and produced by award-winning documentarian Susan Lacy, JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS, an intimate look at her singular journey, debuts MONDAY, SEPT. 24 (8:00-10:15 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

South Bend Civic Theatre Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

South Bend Civic Theatre has announced details for the 2019 Season: Truth Lies Within. Tickets go on sale July 30th. (more...)

New London Barn Playhouse Announces 42ND STREET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

After barking with laughter at Sylvia, the New London Barn Playhouse invites you to the Great White Way in its heyday with the timeless classic 42nd Street, running July 18 - August 5, 7:30PM with Wednesday matinee performances at 2:00PM and Sunday matinee performances at 5:00PM. (more...)

Casting and UK Tour Dates Announced For SILENCE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Runner-up of the inaugural Mercury Theatre playwriting prize with her play Hidden, Nicola Werenowska is soon to debut her latest work at the Mercury before it embarks on a UK tour. (more...)

2018-19 THEATER SEASON: PHILADELPHIA AREA AND SOUTH JERSEY
by Pati Buehler - Aug 6, 2018

Whether your doing Dinner and a Show in Philly or surrounding suburbs...or crossing the bridge into South Jersey, there's something for everyone this theater season. (more...)

Seven Theater Companies Win Cloris Awards; A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE and RAGTIME Win Best Play and Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Seven local theater companies took home trophies in 20 categories from this year's Cloris Awards ceremony Sunday night at Hoyt Sherman Place. (more...)

Seven Theatre Companies Win Big at the Cloris Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2018

Seven local theater companies took home trophies in 20 categories from this year's Cloris Awards ceremony Sunday night at Hoyt Sherman Place. (more...)

Life Is A Bowl Of Cherries At Bristol Riverside Theatre With ERMA BOMBECK: AT WIT'S END
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Bristol Riverside Theatre opens its 32nd Mainstage season with the one-woman tour de force, Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End by Allison Engel and Margaret Engel on September 18th - October 7th. Directed by Jennie Eisenhower, it stars Licia Watson in the title role. (more...)

New Play By Carrie Robbins THE DRAGON GRISWYND To Play The New City's Dream Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

THE DRAGON GRISWYND, a new play by Carrie Robbins - the playwright and Tony-nominated costume designer - will be presented at Theatre for the New City (155 First Ave.) in the East Village this summer, with performances scheduled September 6-16 as part of TNC's Dream Up Festival. (more...)

New London Barn Playhouse Announces Disney's NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Leave those dancing feet on 42nd street behind as the New London Barn Playhouse invites you to watch what happens when the 86th Summer Season takes us to the old Bowery to meet the kings of New York with the smash Disney musical Newsies, running August 8 - August 19, 7:30PM with Wednesday and Friday matinee performances at 2:00PM and Sunday performances at 5:00PM. (more...)

THE DRAGON GRISWYND Comes to the Theater For The New City
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2018

A playful, and poignant fairy tale for all ages, THE DRAGON GRISWYND by Carrie Robbins will have its world premier in the Community Space Theater at The Theater for the New City, Crystal Field (Artistic Director), as part of the 2018 Dream Up Festival, committed to wide-ranging, original theatrical visions. THE DRAGON GRISWYND is based on a story by RDRobbins. (more...)

2018 Cloris Leachman Awards Nominees Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Founded in 2015, the Cloris Awards celebrate excellence in theatre in Greater Des Moines. The annual awards program brings together the theatre community and the public to celebrate their work and enhance the visibility of locally-produced theatre. The 2017-2018 season featured 43 productions by 12 participating companies. (more...)

BWW Feature: Actors Guild of Parkersburg's 2018/2019 Season Announced! Tickets Now Available!
by Richard Allen - Aug 1, 2018

The Actors Guild of Parkersburg have released their 2018-2019 season schedule and tickets for all shows are now on sale. Audiences will laugh, cry and sing along as the Actors Guild presents hits such as You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, A Christmas Story: The Musical, Disney's Aladdin Jr., The Game's Afoot or Holmes For the Holidays, Mama Mia!, On Golden Pond and La Cage Aux Folles. (more...)

James Earl Jones, Amanda Plummer, Dana Delany & More To Star In The Acting Company's Benefit Reading Of Tennessee Williams' THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

The Acting Company presents a one-night-only benefit reading of The Night of the Iguana, Tennessee Williams' feverishly poetic 1961 drama, at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues), on Monday, June 11. Directed by Michael Wilson, the acclaimed Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award-winner, the performance reunites much of the cast and creative team from last season's critically acclaimed production at the American Repertory Theatre.  (more...)

Mariachi Opera About Divided Immigrant Family Returns To Houston Grand Opera
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

At a time when our nation is wrestling with tough questions about immigration, Houston Grand Opera is bringing back its bilingual production of Cruzar la Cara de la Luna / To Cross the Face of the Moon, a moving story that chronicles the joys and struggles of three generations of a family divided between countries and cultures through the rich melodies of mariachi. HGO presents three special performances on May 17, 19, and 20 in the HGO Resilience Theater at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Composed by Jose 'Pepe' Martinez with libretto by Leonard Foglia and known as the world's first mariachi opera, Cruzar has been performed to audiences around the world, including in New York City in January 2018. HGO's production will feature the Grammy Award-winning Mariachi Los Camperos. Tickets for these productions at the HGO Resilience Theater in the George R. Brown Convention Center are available at HGO.org. Parking is available at the Avenida North Garage located at 1815 Rusk Street, across from Resilience Theater. A sky bridge connects the parking garage to the GRB, and clear signage directs patrons to the theater. More information about parking can be found here. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Curtain Players Season Announcement Party
by Jerri Shafer - Apr 14, 2018

Curtain Players announced its 2018-19 production line-up on Thursday April 12 at a special 'big reveal' event at The Wine Bistro in Westerville. Six titles are on the marquee. (more...)

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