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Casting Announced For Revival Of HONOUR At Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Henry Goodman, Imogen Stubbs and Katie Brayben have been confirmed to star in Joanna Murray-Smith's compelling drama Honour at Park Theatre. With a cast boasting three Olivier Awards between them,?Honour?paints an unflinching portrait of what happens when a secure marriage suddenly stalls, and when the opportunity arises for one life to be revived at the expense of another. (more...)

Cast Announced for THE SLAVES OF SOLITUDE at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Nicholas Wright's The Slaves of Solitude directed by Jonathan Kent. (more...)

Broadway and West End to Dim Lights In Memory of Peter Hall this Friday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Tony Award winning creator, producer and theatrical innovator Peter Hall, who passed away on Monday, September 11th at age 86. (more...)

New Feathers: A Playwright Reading Series Devoted To New Works Announces Casting for INTERVIEWESE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

With the excitement of its sold-out series premiere, the New Feathers Playwright reading series at the Raven Resort is proud to announce the casting of Ian August's upcoming play, INTERVIEWESE set for Sunday, September 10th - casting is as follows: (more...)

Cast Complete for West End Transfer of John McCrea-Led EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Full casting has been announced for the West End transfer of Everybody's Talking About Jamie, directed by Jonathan Butterell and written by Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae, which will play a limited season at the Apollo Theatre from Monday 6 November following a critically acclaimed run at Sheffield Crucible. (more...)

Arena Stage's THE ORIGINALIST Traveling to Off-Broadway's 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Continuing its cross-country tour, John Strand's critically-acclaimed political drama The Originalist, based on the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, will play at 59E59 Theaters under the direction of Artistic Director Molly Smith. (more...)

Photo Flash: York Theatre Royal Presents the World Premiere of THE BE ALL AND END ALL
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Would you cheat? Would you lie? Would you betray your wife's trust? Would you do absolutely anything to safeguard your son's future? The Be All and End All is a contemporary drama by award-winning writer Jonathan Lewis that shows a politician's family in crisis after he makes a life-changing decision to ensure his troubled 18-year-old son has the best possible start in life. When his secrets and lies are exposed the result is an emotionally raw drama of a family split apart by the abuse of power and hunger for success. (more...)

Cast Announced for THE MAID'S TRAGEDY
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Pocket Universe - the company behind last summer's acclaimed Off-Broadway production of Julius Caesar set in an all-girls highschool - has announced casting for the upcoming adaption of Beaumont & Fletcher's THE MAID'S TRAGEDY, set in present day Hollywood. (more...)

Arena Stage's THE ORIGINALIST Comes to 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to welcome the NYC premiere of THE ORIGINALIST written by John Strand and directed by Molly Smith. Produced by Middle Finger Production, LLC [Beth Newburger, Executive Producer] and Arena Stage and part of 59E59's Subscription Series, THE ORIGINALIST begins performances on Saturday, July 14 for a limited engagement through Sunday, August 19.  (more...)

Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival to Host Live And Silent Art Auction, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival will host an auction of locally donated artworks and other items as part of its Annual Dinner celebration on Saturday, June 2, 2018. (more...)

Actor Amanda Plummer Is Guest Of Honor at Provincetown Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival is pleased to announce acclaimed stage and screen actor Amanda Plummer as the recipient of the Festival's second annual TENN Award. (more...)

Casting Announced For WHITE GUY ON THE BUS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

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Austin Pendleton & Angelica Page to Star in New Play DRESS OF FIRE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Austin Pendleton and Angelica Page are set to star in DRESS OF FIRE, a new play by Nina Kethevan. Performances will begin April 13th, with the official Opening Night on Sunday, April 22nd at the 13th Street Theatre, 50 West 13 Street (just east of Sixth Ave.) (more...)

Matt Bogart, Christiane Noll, and More Lead Cast of SNOW CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full cast and creative team for the world-premiere musical Snow Child, based on Eowyn Ivey's Pulitzer Prize-nominated novel. Infused with a score that combines Alaskan string band-traditions with contemporary musical theater, Snow Child follows a couple rebuilding their lives in the Alaskan wilderness when they meet a magical and mysterious snow child who transforms them. (more...)

New Orleans Literary Festival Announces 3/25 Events
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2018

Today's Events; Sunday, March 25 (more...)

Tennessee Williams Literary Festival Announces Today's Events
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2018

Particularly in light of the 2016 documentary I Am Not Your Negro, author and civil rights activist James Baldwin is garnering new attention and appreciation for his astute analyses of race, class, and sexuality in U.S. culture. Our reading group will take up his groundbreaking semi-autobiographical first novel, Go Tell It on the Mountain (1953). Attendees are invited to read this seminal text that brought mid-20th Century African-American literature out of the shadow of Richard Wright while deftly exploring the post-Civil War Great Migration, its southern roots, its religious inflections, and its generational tensions. The suggested edition is the most recent paperback (ISBN 978-0345806543). Traditional New Orleans fare of coffee and beignets at Muriel's Jackson Square with lively discussion to follow led by Festival favorite and Southern literary scholar Gary Richards. Seating is limited to 50 persons; pre-registration is required. (more...)

Photo Flash: Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Theatr Clwyd and English Touring Theatre Present A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Theatr Clwyd and English Touring Theatre today announce casting for their co-production of Tennessee Williams' masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire. 2017 RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award winner Chelsea Walker directs Nicole Agada (Woman/Nurse), Will Bliss (Steve), Dexter Flanders (Mitch), Kelly Gough (Blanche), Amber James (Stella), Patrick Knowles (Stanley), Marai Louis (Eunice) and Joe Manjon (Pablo/Doctor/Paperboy). The second production in the inaugural season at NST City, A Streetcar Named Desire opens at Nuffield Southampton Theatres on 28 March with previews from 23 March, running until 31 March. The production will tour the UK with English Touring Theatre ahead of opening at Theatr Clwyd, where it plays from 15 March until 2 June, before returning to NST City. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE UNBUILT CITY Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

On a cold afternoon in February, Jonah knocks on the door of a townhouse in Brooklyn Heights. He's come to ask Claudia to sell her famously secret collection to a university archive. But in order to do that, he'll have to persuade her to reveal her own enigmatic past, and to illuminate a series of mysteries about the nature of love, legacy and the untold history of New York City.  (more...)

Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival Announces Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Tennessee Williams knew the drama of waiting, both in his life and in his writing, making his plays richer, sadder, and more joyous. His insights into waiting inspire the theme of Wishful Thinking for the 13th Annual Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival. (more...)

Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival to Host Live And Silent Art Auction, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2018

The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival will host an auction of locally donated artworks and other items as part of its Annual Dinner celebration on Today, June 2, 2018. (more...)

Scalia Drama THE ORIGINALIST to Return to Arena Stage This July
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Fresh off a cross-country tour, John Strand's critically-acclaimed political drama The Originalist, based on the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, returns to Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater under the direction of Artistic Director Molly Smith. (more...)

Seana McKenna Named To The Order Of Canada
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2018

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VIDEO: On This Day, July 26- Happy Birthday, Helen Mirren!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 26, 2018

Today we're celebrating the life and work of decorated star of stage and screen, Helen Mirren! (more...)

Brief 7/26: HEAD OVER HEELS Opens, BE MORE CHILL Begins Previews, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 26, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Head Over Heels officially opens on Broadway tonight, Be More Chill begins previews off-Broadway, and more! (more...)

Bay Street Theater's 26th Annual Summer Gala Was A Success
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts held the 26th Annual Summer Gala in Sag Harbor on the Long Wharf on July 15, 2017. The event benefits Bay Street's educational and theatrical programs. The evening included special performances as well as a silent auction, cocktail party, live 'Fantasy Auction,' dinner and dancing. (more...)

Arena Stage's THE ORIGINALIST Traveling to Off-Broadway's 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2018

Continuing its cross-country tour, John Strand's critically-acclaimed political drama The Originalist, based on the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, will play at 59E59 Theaters under the direction of Artistic Director Molly Smith. (more...)

The Williams Project presents BLUES FOR MISTER CHARLIE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

The Williams Project, in partnership with Emerald City Bible Fellowship and Franklin High School, presents James Baldwin's classic American play Blues for Mister Charlie. Baldwin's rarely produced masterpiece explores race and violence in the United States with honesty, music, dark humor, and compassion. Blues for Mister Charlie will run September 6 - 10, 2017 at Emerald City Bible Fellowship and September 13 - 17, 2017 at Franklin High School. Opening night is September 7, 2017. Each performance of Blues for Mister Charlie will be followed by a facilitated discussion, featuring leadership from the community hosting the performance and Williams Project artists. All tickets are Pay-What-You-Can and available for reservation now through the online box office at thewilliamsproject.org/tickets.  (more...)

Casting Announced For Sherman Theatre's DUBLIN CAROL Directed By Matthew Xia
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

The cast for Conor McPherson's Dublin Carol at Sherman Theatre has been announced. The production, directed by exceptional British director Matthew Xia (Wish List, Royal Exchange Theatre & Royal Court), will run from 1 17 Feb at Sherman Theatre (Press Night 5 Feb 7pm). (more...)

Lost and Found Productions Announces the World Premiere of BURNHAM'S DREAM: THE WHITE CITY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

The story of visionary architect Daniel H. Burnham and Chicago's great World's Fair comes to life in Lost and Found Productions' world premiere musical BURNHAM'S DREAM: THE WHITE CITY, with book and lyrics by June Finfer, music and lyrics by Elizabeth Doyle, direction by Erik Wagner, music direction by Linda Madonia and choreography by Jessica Texidor. Celebrating the 125th anniversary of the 1893 World's Fair, this lively new musical will play June 1 - July 1, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.theaterwit.org, by calling (773) 975-8150, or in person at the Theater Wit Box Office. The press opening is Monday, June 4 at 7 pm. (more...)

Rose Theatre Kingston Announces Full Cast for CURTAINS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

As part of their 10th anniversary season Rose Theatre Kingston today announces the full cast for Stephen Bill's award-winning play Curtains. Lindsay Posner directs Leo Bill (Michael), Caroline Catz (Susan), Jonathan Coy (Geoffrey), Tim Dutton (Douglas), Wendy Nottingham (Margaret), Saskia Reeves (Katherine), Sandra Voe (Ida) and Marjorie Yates (Mrs Jackson). The production opens on Wednesday 28 February, with previews from Thursday 22 February, and runs until Saturday 17 March. (more...)

Casting Announced For Lost And Found Productions' BURNHAM'S DREAM: THE WHITE CITY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

Lost and Found Productions is pleased to announce casting for its world premiere musical BURNHAM'S DREAM: THE WHITE CITY, the story of visionary architect Daniel H. Burnham and Chicago's great World's Fair of 1893. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Theatr Clwyd And English Touring Theatre's Production Of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Theatr Clwyd and English Touring Theatre today announce casting for their co-production of Tennessee Williams' masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire. 2017 RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award winner Chelsea Walker directs Nicole Agada (Woman/Nurse), Will Bliss (Steve), Dexter Flanders (Mitch), Kelly Gough (Blanche), Amber James (Stella), Patrick Knowles (Stanley), Marai Louis (Eunice) and Joe Manjon (Pablo/Doctor/Paperboy). The second production in the inaugural season at NST City, A Streetcar Named Desire opens at Nuffield Southampton Theatres on 28 March with previews from 23 March, running until 31 March. The production will tour the UK with English Touring Theatre ahead of opening at Theatr Clwyd, where it plays from 15 March until 2 June, before returning to NST City. (more...)

Southern Rep Announces a Tennessee Williams Double Bill
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Southern Rep Theatre announces casting details and event schedule for a special limited engagement of A TENNESSEE WILLIAMS DOUBLE BILL, a pair of short plays offered in conjunction with the Tennessee Williams / New Orleans Literary Festival. AND TELL SAD STORIES OF THE DEATH OF QUEENS, posthumously published, is paired with THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAY, one of Williams' late works. This event runs nine performances only, March 21 - April 1, 2018, Loyola University, Marquette Theatre. (more...)

Ms. Susan Wefel Will Be Guest Narrator for Academy of International Ballet's NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

Let the fun and fantasy of The Nutcracker begin! A beloved Christmas classic returns with this year's annual production of the Nutcracker. (more...)

Actress Ms. Susan Wefel Will Be Guest Narrator For AIB's THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

Let The Fun And Fantasy Of The Nutcracker Begin!! A beloved Christmas classic returns with this year's annual production of the Nutcracker! (more...)

Actress Ms. Susan Wefel Will Be Guest Narrator For AIB's THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2017

Let The Fun And Fantasy Of The Nutcracker Begin!! A beloved Christmas classic returns with this year's annual production of the Nutcracker! (more...)

Ms. Susan Wefel Will Be Guest Narrator for Academy of International Ballet's NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2017

Let the fun and fantasy of The Nutcracker begin! A beloved Christmas classic returns with this year's annual production of the Nutcracker. (more...)

Chester Theatre Company to Present FOLK this Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to present Tom Wells's Folk in the historic Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA, from August 17 - 27, 2017. The production is directed by James Warwick, staging his eighth production for the company. (more...)

Women in Theater: Chatting with Jenn Thompson - Director of Goodspeed's OKLAHOMA
by Lauren Yarger - Aug 29, 2017

Chatting with Jenn Thompson, director of @Goodspeed's OKLAHOMA! (more...)

Rogue Machine Brings DAYTONA to Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Rogue Machine Opens the American Premiere of "DAYTONA" on 9/9 in Los Angeles Written by Oliver Cotton    Haunting and humorous, Daytona is a play with two love stories at its heart. Joe and Elli were childhood friends who survived the Holocaust. They found each other, after the war, and have been married almost 50 years now and living in New York. The couple created an active world for themselves to forget the past…until the day an unexpected visitor arrives, fracturing the relationship that took a lifetime to build. How do we forgive ourselves, and others, and live with the parts of our past that are better forgotten? (more...)

AN UNCONVENTIONAL EVENING WITH TENNESSEE WILLIAMS Announced at KCPublic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Kansas City Public Theatre (KCPublic) presents "First Mondays at the Arts Bar."  May 7th at the Uptown Arts Bar. This event is free to the public.  (more...)

DRESS OF FIRE Starring Austin Pendleton Begins 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Performances will begin April 19th (previously April 13th) for the new play DRESS OF FIRE, starring acting & directing legend Austin Pendleton, due to an unforeseen cast health issue. Opening night is still set for Sunday, April 22nd at 7 pm at the 13th Street Theatre, 50 West 13 Street (just east of Sixth Ave.) Press dates will remain unchanged. (more...)

The Artistic Home Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

The Artistic Home Ensemble will present the Chicago premiere of Lauren Gunderson's ADA AND THE ENGINE as the final entry in its three-play 2018-19 season, according to company Artistic Director Kathy Scambiatterra, who announced the season today. The 36-year-old Gunderson was the most-produced playwright in America during 2017, according to American Theatre Magazine. (more...)

DRESS OF FIRE Starring Austin Pendleton Concludes Acclaimed Limited Run Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

DRESS OF FIRE, a new play by Nina Kethevan, starring Austin Pendleton, will conclude its highly acclaimed limited run this Sunday, April 29th at the 13th Street Theatre, 50 West 13 Street (just east of Sixth Ave.) As the conflict rages around the walls of the city of Troy (whose dilemma startlingly resembles that of our world today), the passionate characters in DRESS OF FIRE are as much preoccupied by their own personal dramas as by the impending disaster that will sweep it all away. (more...)

Austin Pendleton In DRESS OF FIRE Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2018

DRESS OF FIRE, a new play by Nina Kethevan, starring Austin Pendleton, is set to officially open tonight (Sunday) at 7 pm at the 13th Street Theatre, 50 West 13 Street (just east of Sixth Ave.) As the conflict rages around the walls of the city of Troy (whose dilemma startlingly resembles that of our world today), the passionate characters in DRESS OF FIRE are as much preoccupied by their own personal dramas as by the impending disaster that will sweep it all away. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Christiane Noll and Matt Bogart
by Elliot Lanes - Apr 20, 2018

I like, many musical theatre nerds get excited every time a world premiere musical comes to town. Arena Stage is providing that fix right now with an Alaskan-rooted premiere of Snow Child. Today's subjects Christiane Noll and Matt Bogart are currently living their theatre lives as the leads in this production, which runs through May 20, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DRESS OF FIRE at 13th Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

DRESS OF FIRE, a new play by Nina Kethevan, starring Austin Pendleton, is currently in previews with the Opening Night set for this Sunday, April 22nd at 7 pm at the 13th Street Theatre, 50 West 13 Street (just east of Sixth Ave.) (more...)

Court Theatre Presents Chicago Premiere Of THE ORIGINALIST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, concludes its 2017/18 season with the Asolo Repertory Theatre, Arena Stage, Pasadena Playhouse production of The Originalist by John Strand, directed by Molly Smith with Associate Director Seema Sueko, and featuring Edward Gero as Antonin Scalia. The Originalist runs May 10 - June 10, 2018 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 8:00pm. (more...)

Performances Begin Tonight For New Play DRESS OF FIRE Starring Austin Pendleton
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

DRESS OF FIRE, a new play by Nina Kethevan, starring Austin Pendleton, will begin performances tonight (Thursday), with the Opening Night set for this Sunday, April 22nd at 7 pm at the 13th Street Theatre, 50 West 13 Street (just east of Sixth Ave.) As the conflict rages around the walls of the city of Troy (whose dilemma startlingly resembles that of our world today), the passionate characters in DRESS OF FIRE are as much preoccupied by their own personal dramas as by the impending disaster that will sweep it all away. (more...)

Performances Begin Thursday For New Play DRESS OF FIRE Starring Austin Pendleton
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

DRESS OF FIRE, a new play by Nina Kethevan, starring Austin Pendleton, is set to begin performances this Thursday, April 19th. Opening Night is Sunday, April 22nd at 7 pm at the 13th Street Theatre, 50 West 13 Street (just east of Sixth Ave.) (more...)

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