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Actors Co-op Theatre Company Opens its 26th Season with THE 39 STEPS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Actors Co-0p Theatre Company (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) presents the first show in its 26th Season with THE 39 STEPS, adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel by John Buchan and film by Alfred Hitchcock, directed by Kevin Chesley, produced by Jorie Janeway. THE 39 STEPS will preview on Thursday, September 21 at 8pm and will open Friday, September 22 at 8pm and run through Sunday, October 29 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. 90028 (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Nancy Anderson and Eddie Korbich Join THE PAJAMA GAME at Arena Stage; Full Company Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the complete company for The Pajama Game directed by Alan Paul in his Arena Stage debut, with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, and book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. (more...)

Casting Announced for B and VICTORY CONDITION at the Royal Court
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Paul Kaye, Sarah Niles and Danusia Samal have been cast in B by Guillermo Calderon translated by William Gregory and directed by Royal Court Associate Director (International) Sam Pritchard. (more...)

MAN TO MAN Comes to Wilton's Music Hall Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The acclaimed one woman play Man to Man tells the life story of a woman called Ella Gericke, who lived with her husband Max until one day he died. Then the Nazis arrived… (more...)

OCPA presents KATE at the Chance Theater in Anaheim
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

In its second new play event with the esteemed Chance Theater, the Orange County Playwrights Alliance (OCPA) offers a staged reading of a drama written and directed by acclaimed Laguna Beach playwright Robert Riemer. Join us for this Orange County story in an afternoon of compelling, contemporary new work, featuring the acting talents of Vanessa Cate, Michelle Dayne, Jennifer Hawkins, Lief LaDuke, Deneen Melody, Adam Neubauer and Tina Preston. (more...)

Allison Walsh, Matthew Scott, and More Join AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Tour; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The producers of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, winner of four Tony Awards, are pleased to announce the cast for the second year of the North American tour, beginning with the Albuquerque, NM engagement on October 17. (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...)

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2018 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

RSC Artistic Director, Gregory Doran, today announced the Summer 2018 season in Stratford-upon-Avon, and launched the fundraising campaign Stitch In Time for the restoration and redevelopment of the company's historic Costume Workshop. (more...)

Cast Announced for Magic Theatre's World Premiere of THE EVA TRILOGY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Magic Theatre announced today the complete cast of Barbara Hammond's World Premiere The Eva Trilogy. (more...)

Maria Dizzia, Will Pullen to Headline Amanda Peet's New Play Reading Tonight at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

MCC Theater today announced the complete cast and creative team for Amanda Peet's Our Very Own Carlin McCullough, the first of the 2017 PlayLabs readings, which will be held tonight, September 11th, at 7pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Get to Know Your Favorite Broadway Stars- COMPANY's Mara Davi
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

In this week's edition, we caught up with Mara Davi, who is currently starring in COMPANY at Barrington Stage Company. Click here for tickets! (more...)

BWW Review: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Signature Theatre - 'Send In The Crowds'
by Charles Shubow - Sep 1, 2017

Waltz right in to see Signature's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer's stunning classic rendition on the musical A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC. (more...)

Pianist Polly Ferman to Perform 'Habaneras, Milongas, Tangos' in NYC Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

New York-based Uruguayan-American pianist Polly Ferman will be in concert, presenting Habaneras, Milongas, Tangos on Tuesday, September 19 @ 7:00 PM at Marc A. Scorca Hall of National Opera Center, 330 7th Avenue, 8th Floor in New York, NY. (more...)

Patricia Richardson to Return to Bucks County Playhouse in OTHER DESERT CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Four-time Emmy nominee Patricia Richardson will star in the Broadway hit play, "Other Desert Cities" by Jon Robin Baitz at Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) - returning to where she appeared in a record-breaking, star-studded production of "Steel Magnolias" last summer. (more...)

Sound Theatre Company to Close 2017 Season with Victorian Poem-Inspired GOBLIN MARKET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Sound Theatre Company presents GOBLIN MARKET a musical based on the poem by Victorian era poet Christina Rossetti, by Polly Pen and Peggy Harmon. (more...)

PARADE Adds Three Performances at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to add three additional shows to its production of PARADE. With a book by Alfred Uhry, music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, direction by Kari Hayter, and musical direction by Robyn Manion, the Chance's production of PARADE was named a Los Angeles Times Critic's Choice and is Ovation Recommended. (more...)

MAD WOMEN IN MY ATTIC! Makes U.S. Premiere at United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Mad Women in my Attic! The haunting, comedic cabaret show, Mad Women in my Attic! comes to the United Solo Festival on Saturday, October 7th at 4:0 pm. The production played to critical acclaim at the Brighton Fringe and Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2015.  (more...)

Andrew Samonsky, Hannah Elless and Bryce Pinkham to Star in BENNY & JOON Musical at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the first show of its 2017-2018 Season, the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering a Broadway Legend- Barbara Cook
by Walter McBride - Aug 9, 2017

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, Barbara Cook has passed away at 89. This is an enormous loss for Broadway, the golden age of television and the music world. (more...)

Lauren Yee's IN A WORD Gets SoCal Premiere at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce the sixth show of our 2017 season… in a word. Written by former Chance Theater Resident Playwright Lauren Yee, in a word has received numerous awards and was recently named a New York Times Critic's Pick. Directed by Jocelyn A. Brown, in a word will preview from September 8 through September 15; regular performances will begin September 16 and continue through October 8 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Fyda-Mar Stage. (more...)

ASSHOLE by Justin Kuritzkes Comes to JACK
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Asshole is a bracing new play by Justin Kuritzkes about a doctor who works for the government and is obsessed with the smell of his own asshole. He has a patient whom he can't seem to get out of his mind. In fact, he finds her continued presence to be a little...disturbing. Directed and designed by Knud Adams, this world premiere features Polly Lee and Ikechukwu Ufomadu.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DI AND VIV AND ROSE at Stephen Joseph Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Three women are thrown together in their late teens. They are very different people, but it isn't long before they're living in each other's pockets. Life is a blast, and together they can do anything. But life also has unexpected plans for them… (more...)

Photo Flash: The Cast of the UK Tour of CRAZY FOR YOU Has Got Rhythm!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

High energy, high kicking and gloriously glamorous, the acclaimed Watermill Theatre production of Crazy for You is the ultimate feel-good musical. Starring Strictly Come Dancing winners Tom Chambers and Caroline Flack and Charlotte Wakefield as Polly, this multi-award winning romantic comedy features a fabulous score from the Gershwin brothers' songbook. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017 - BWW Review: THIRD WHEEL, Gilded Balloon
by Alistair Wilkinson - Aug 31, 2017

After losing his battle to cancer, Dylan has left in his will a video to be given to his best friends Polly and Eve. The recording contains instructions for the pair to go on a road trip, which will be difficult seeing as they haven't spoken to each other in two years. (more...)

BWW Review: HAMLET, Park Theatre
by Debbie Gilpin - Aug 30, 2017

With Robert Icke's Andrew Scott-led Hamlet successfully transferring to the West End from the Almeida, and Tom Hiddleston about to get in on the action for Kenneth Branagh at RADA, it is potentially a very risky moment to stage a rather unique and stripped back version of the same Shakespeare play. This, however, is exactly what Park Theatre has done as a continuation of its current season. (more...)

Actors Co-Op Theatre Company Kicks Off 26th Season with THE 39 STEPS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Actors Co-Op Theatre Company (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) presents the first show in its 26th Season with THE 39 STEPS. (more...)

Polly McBee Hutchison releases 'David: The Young Lion'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

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Polly Ferman's GlamourTango Coming to Saint Peter's Church This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Uruguayan pianist/producer Polly Ferman returns with her elegant GlamourTango, an all-female multi-media music and dance show that pays homage to the women who quietly wrote the pages of Tango from the very beginning. The ensemble of musicians, dancer, and vocalists hail from Argentina and Uruguay. One night only, Saturday September 16, 7 PM, at Saint Peter's Church, Lexington & 54th Street. (more...)

Maureen McGovern to Appear with American A Cappella this September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Multi-Grammy nominee, Broadway and recording artist, Maureen McGovern joins 15-Time District Champions, Narragansett Bay Chorus and 8-Time Regional Champions, Coastline Show Chorus, along with senior quartet champions, Trade Secret and award-winning mixed quartet, Beantown Buds, for a very special American A Cappella show on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 3:00 pm. (more...)

The Tank Moves to New Home for 2017-18 Season, Featuring YOKAI, PILLOWTALK and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

The Tank will present their 2017/18 Season out of a new home at 312 West 36th Street which boasts two theater spaces, a 98 seat proscenium and 56 seat blackbox. Building upon The Tank's 14-year legacy of providing a home for new work by emerging artists, The Tank is thrilled to bring their producing and presenting together under one roof. (more...)

Manoa Valley Theatre's Season Takes Off in THE FULL MONTY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Manoa Valley Theatre kicks off its 49th season with a rip-roaring musical comedy in "The Full Monty" September 7 - 24, 2017. While spying on their wives at a 'Girls' Night Out,' a group of unemployed steelworkers see how much they enjoy watching male strippers. Jealous, out of work, and feeling emasculated, the men come up with a bold way to make some quick cash by doing their own show. Claiming it will be better, though, because they'll go the "full monty"-strip all the way, these six loveable misfits attempt to conquer their fears, self-consciousness, and prejudices in this heartwarming, upbeat comedy. You'll be wondering, right to the end, if this motley male troupe of amateur strippers will really pull it off! (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...)

THE MAGICIAN'S NEPHEW, STAGE KISS, HENRY V and More Slated for Shaw Festival's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Artistic Director Tim Carroll and the Shaw Festival reveal the complete playbill for the 2018 season. Having introduced Festival patrons to Two-Way Theatre in 2017, the Shaw Festival will continue to invite the audience into the creative process, giving them a real voice in the theatre experience. (more...)

Pianist Polly Ferman & GlamourTango to Play in Concert at Saint Peter's Church in Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

New York-based Uruguayan-American pianist and Music Director Polly Ferman and her acclaimed GlamourTango will be in concert on Saturday, September 16 at 7:00 PM at Saint Peter's Church, 619 Lexington Ave @54th Street in Manhattan. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival's Women Artists Writing Group to Host 2nd Annual Retreat
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival is committed to cultivating female voices onstage through its Women Artists Writing (WAW) Group, helmed by actors Heidi Armbruster and Mary Bacon.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Patricia Richardson in OTHER DESERT CITIES at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Four-time Emmy nominee Patricia Richardson stars in the Broadway hit play, 'Other Desert Cities' by Jon Robin Baitz at Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) - returning to where she appeared in a record-breaking, star-studded production of 'Steel Magnolias' last summer. 'Other Desert Cities', directed by Sheryl Kaller, runs through September 2, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

CRAZY FOR YOU Comes to Bristol Hippodrome this October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Crazy For You is coming to The Bristol Hippodrome this October starring Tom Chambers and Caroline Flack! (more...)

OC Premiere of Nina Raine's TRIBES Begins 9/24 at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce the fifth show in our 19th Anniversary Season… Tribes. Written by Nina Raine and directed by Marya Mazor, Tribes will preview from September 24 through September 29; regular performances will begin September 30 and continue through October 22 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage. (more...)

Comedians Daloni, Dimino, Bocchetti Come to The PIT This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

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Photo Flash: THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK Makes West End Debut at Vaudeville Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

The Hunting of the Snark opened at Vaudeville Theatre on 28 July. The show is based on a poem by Lewis Carroll, one of Britain's most enduring and beloved children's writers, and follows a gang of bold adventurers as they set of on one of the greatest boat journeys in children's literature. (more...)

JACK Unveils Fall 2017 Season of Key Experimenting Artists in Theater, Dance & Music
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Recognized by The Village Voice as 'Best Scrappy Brooklyn Theater' in their Best of 2016 issue, JACK presents a flurry of some of today's key experimenting artists in theater, dance and music, with new work by playwrights Virginia Grise, Azure Osborne-Lee, nicHi douglas, Karma Mayetand Justin Kuritzkes, by choreographer Nicole Bindler, and by composer Justin Hicks with director Charlotte Brathwaite. (more...)

Angus Graham-Campbell Presents REBEL ANGEL at Old Operating Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

'REBEL ANGEL' documents the short, extraordinary life of the celebrated English Romantic poet John Keats (1795-1820) whose personal journey of self-discovery stunned his colleagues, his friends and his family when, at the age of 21, he gave up a promising career in medicine to become a full time poet.  (more...)

Comedians Dixon, Dimino, Daloni Slated for The PIT This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

The Peoples Improv Theater is  proud to present comedians Daloni, Dimino and Dixon in Med School Drop Out at The PIT Underground Stage in New York City this Friday August 18th (more...)

BWW Review: Sound Theatre Company's GOBLIN MARKET a Feast for the Eyes and Ears
by Amelia Reynolds - Aug 16, 2017

'Goblin Market' is a macabre fairytale about two women struggling to fight against temptation. Based on the narrative poem by Christina Rossetti, this one-act musical is a world-premiere written by Polly Pen and Peggy Harmon. As a musical production, 'Goblin Market' tells the bulk of the narrative through song, living in this space between being a musical and an opera that makes for an elegant and evocative body of work. (more...)

International City Theatre Announces 2018 Season of Plays
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

International City Theatre has announced its 2018 season of five plays at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center, where ICT is the resident professional theater company. (more...)

Theater Critic at Theater Camp: A Return Visit to French Woods
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

How do you take hundreds of kids (ages 7 to 17) and put up over a dozen shows (mostly musicals, plus a few plays) in as little as three weeks, with rehearsals limited to maybe just 12 or 13 days, with all or most of the cast rehearsing just slightly more than two hours each day, and many campers working on multiple shows at once? And I'm talking about completely staged shows with full production values, including sets, lighting, sound, costumes and live orchestras. Not only that, imagine repeating this same frenzied process four times over the course of a single summer. (more...)

Samuel French to Publish Six Winning Titles from 2017 OOB Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Samuel French has announced the winners of the 2017 Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival, the nation's premier short play competition. (more...)

THE HOME PLACE Finds Full Cast at Irish Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced full casting for the New York Premiere of Brian Friel's THE HOME PLACE. (more...)

Poignant and Powerful Production of Manfred Karge's MAN TO MAN Comes to Wilton's Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Wales Millennium Centre's poignant and powerful production of Manfred Karge's Man to Man comes to Wilton's Music Hall  13-23 September. (more...)

Riot Fest Announces Full Schedule Including Nine Inch Nails & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Organizers behind Riot Fest (September 15-17 in Chicago's Douglas Park) unveiled the full schedule for this year's festival. Highlighting Friday night's schedule is Nine Inch Nails playing on the same stage as Ministry (more...)

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