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NNPN Announces Rolling World Premiere of REYKJAVIK by Steve Yockey
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, announces its 84th Rolling World Premiere (RWP): Reykjavik by Steve Yockey. The Roll kicks off at Core Member Theater Actor's Express (October  27-November 18, 2018 in Atlanta), followed by Rorschach Theatre (February 8-March 3, 2019 in Washington, DC), Kitchen Dog Theater (June 6-30, 2019 in Dallas) and Southern Rep (October 2-20, 2019 in New Orleans). (more...)

Full Casting Announced For The National Theatre's Production Of NINE NIGHT At The Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

The National Theatre have today announced the full cast for Nine Night, Natasha Gordon's critically acclaimed play which will transfer from the National Theatre to the Trafalgar Studios on 1 December 2018 (press night 6 December) in a co-production with Trafalgar Theatre Productions. Natasha Gordon will take the role of Lorraine in her debut play, for which she has recently been nominated for the Best Writer Award in The Stage newspaper's 'Debut Awards'. She is joined by Oliver Alvin-Wilson (Robert), Michelle Greenidge (Trudy), also nominated in the Stage Awards for Best West End Debut, Hattie Ladbury (Sophie), Rebekah Murrell (Anita) and Cecilia Noble (Aunt Maggie) who return to their celebrated NT roles, and Karl Collins (Uncle Vince) who completes the West End cast. (more...)

Music City Confidential: Why BOYS IN THE BAND Still Resonates
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 6, 2018

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THE FRONT PAGE Joins Stratford's 2019 Lineup In New Adaptation By Michael Healey
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

The Stratford Festival is amending its 2019 playbill to include the 20th-century classic The Front Page, one of the great satires about the world of journalism, by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur. (more...)

Red Line Productions Presents the World Premiere of DEGENERATE ART at Sydney's Old Fitz Theatre?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

A twice-rejected art school applicant rises to political power through the use of charm, cunning and violence. From there, he declares merciless war on 'cultural disintegration', ordering an aesthetic purge of the entartete Kunstler - the 'degenerate artists' - and their work. (more...)

Kate Burton, Lea DeLaria, and More Announced for Red Bull's 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Red Bull Theater today announced the new season of its OBIE Award-winning Revelation Reading Series, the unique opportunity to hear rarely-produced classic plays, and brand new plays in conversation with the classics, performed by the finest actors in New York. (more...)

UNHOLY Returns For Limited Engagement Live At Zoomer Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Following two hit runs as part of Nightwood Theatre's 2016/17 and 2017/18 mainstage seasons, Diane Flacks' Dora Award-nominated Unholy will be remounted in an exclusive return engagement from November 16-18, 2018, live at Zoomer Hall (70 Jefferson Ave.) in Liberty Village.  Unholy will be shot in front of a live studio audience for an upcoming special on VisionTV, Canada's only multi-faith, multi-cultural television channel available in over 10 million homes. (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Say About the National's Starry ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA?
by Review Roundups - Sep 27, 2018

Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play the famous fated couple in the National Theatre's production of Antony and Cleopatra. Let's see what the critics had to say. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For West End's CAROLINE OR CHANGE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Full casting has been announced for Caroline, Or Change, the celebrated musical written by Tony Kushner, author of Angels in America, with a soaring score from Tony Award-winning Jeanine Tesori, which will run at the West End's Playhouse Theatre from 20 November 2018 to 9 February 2019. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 24, 2018
by - Sep 24, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet The Fringe NYC Cast Of THE WAR PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2018

The new political satire, THE WAR PARTY will have its New York City premiere at The New York International Fringe Festival in October. The limited run will play October 14 - 23 in Manhattan. (more...)

AN INSPECTOR CALLS At The Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Winner of 19 major accolades, including multiple Tony, Olivier and Drama Desk Awards, Stephen Daldry's (Billy Elliot, The Crown) multi award-winning production of J.B. Priestley's classic thriller An Inspector Calls will kick off a four-city U.S. tour at Shakespeare Theatre Company from November 20 through December 23, 2018. (more...)

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...)


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Boundless Theatre Company Assembles Diverse Team Of Designers For THE CONDUCT OF LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

This September, fans of the much-lauded playwright Maria Irene Fornes will have an opportunity to see a fully realized production of one of her 'compact masterpieces' (The Los Angeles Times) when Boundless Theatre Company presents a revival of her play The Conduct of Life. (more...)

Sophie Ward Stars In World Premiere Of James Purdy's THE PARADISE CIRCUS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Star of stage, screen and television, Sophie Ward will lead the cast in the world premiere of Twentieth Century American cult writer James Purdy's The Paradise Circus at The Playground Theatre this October. She will be joined on stage by her son Josh Ward (Enemy of the State, The Chain Reaction) as well as Tim Woodward (Poirot, K-19:The Widowmaker, Beast), Sam Coulson (Babylon, The Huntsman, Mr Holmes), Mark Aiken (24, Trinity, Inspector Lewis), Peter Tate (National Theatre, American Shakespeare Company, Actors Studio New York) and Debra Penny (A Royal Night Out, Peaky Blinders, Eastenders). (more...)

Norm Lewis, Bebe Neuwirth And More Join Benefit Reading of Noel Coward's TONIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Red Bull Theater today announced the complete cast for the sold-out, one-night-only, all-star benefit performance of Noel Coward's Tonight at 8:30. The 2018-'19 Season kick-off event will take place Monday October 15th (7:30 PM) at Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Full Casting Announced For THE NIGHTINGALES World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Jenny Topper and Theatre Royal Bath Productions today announce full casting for the world premiere of The Nightingales which will see Steven Pacey, Stefan Adegbola, Sarah Earnshaw, Philip McGinley and Mary Stockley join previously announced BAFTA Award-winning television star and writer Ruth Jones in her highly anticipated return to the stage. The production, directed by RSC Associate Artist Christopher Luscombe and written by William Gaminara, will run at Theatre Royal Bath from Wednesday 31 October to Saturday 10 November, with opening night for press on Wednesday 7 November. The Nightingales will then tour to Cambridge, Cardiff, Chichester and Malvern prior to a West End transfer, with venue and dates to be announced. (more...)

THE ROOMMATE Opens At The Lyric Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Sharon, a sheltered divorcee from Iowa takes in a roommate: Robyn, a free-spirited, mysterious, lesbian slam poet from the Bronx who is looking to completely change her life. As Sharon begins to uncover Robyn's secrets, while sharing music, books, and an occasional toke, she discovers a deep-seated desire to transform her own life. The Roommate is a subversive, absorbing comedy about what it takes to re-route (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Rose Theatre Kingston's Christmas Show HANSEL & GRETEL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces the full cast for Hansel & Gretel, a new festive version with original music. Director of Learning and Participation, Ciaran McConville, returns with a new version of the Brothers' Grimm classic following last year's successful adaptation of Alice in Winterland. Rosie Jones directs a cast of local young actors from the Rose Youth Theatre led by a team of professional actors including Devon Black (Mother/Bear/Townsperson), Vanessa Fisher (Red/Townsperson), Elliot Fitzpatrick (Otto/Kabeljau), J.J. Henry (Gerhardt/Blue) and Georgina White (Circe). The production opens on Friday 14 December, with previews from Thursday 6 December, and runs until Sunday 6 January 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stars Turn Out For Benefit Reading of Noel Coward's TONIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Red Bull Theater hosted an all-star benefit performance of Noel Coward's Tonight at 8:30. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

Stratford Festival Announces Casting For 2019 Season, Including OTHELLO and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino has announced key casting for the 2019 season, including Michael Blake as Othello and Amelia Sargisson as Desdemona in the season opener, Othello, one of Shakespeare's greatest and best-known tragedies. (more...)

Hart House Theatre Presents An Epic Tale, Re-imagined By Margaret Atwood
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Opening on November 9, Hart House Theatre presents a retelling of classic tale by Canadian icon Margaret Atwood, The Penelopiad. Directed by a vigorous new talent, Michelle Langille, featuring a lead performance by powerhouse actor Amanda Cordner, and supported by an all-female ensemble of emergent talent, The Penelopiad is sure to be an empowering tour de force. (more...)

Cast Announced For Boundless Theatre Company's THE CONDUCT OF LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

Boundless Theatre Company (Maria-Cristina Fuste, Executive Artistic Director) announces full casting for its revival of The Conduct of Life by acclaimed Cuban-American playwright, Maria Irene Fornes. Directed by Elena Araoz, the production will run from September 7 through September 30 at Teatro Circulo, located at 64 East 4th Street. The opening is set for Saturday, September 15.  (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Unveils 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

A ghostly mystery, a witty comedy-drama, a poignant romance, and a sassy revisiting of a world classic: The Washington Stage Guild's 2018-2019 season offers four new productions never before seen in the DC area. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MARGARET THATCHER QUEEN OF CLUB NIGHTS at the Gilded Ballroom
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Former PM and cabaret superstar Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho is back! Alongside her full run of Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho (Pleasance Courtyard, 22:00), she's also hosting a club night! Non-stop 80s hits from a non-stop 80s witch as the Iron Lady drops more beats than Theresa May has dropped manifesto pledges. As Corbyn takes his party back to the 70s, Maggie takes hers back to the 80s. Featuring dance-offs, lip-sync battles and more, come and join the one female Tory who still has public support. You'll be as Lucky, Lucky, Lucky as Kylie was avoiding marrying to Jason. (more...)

Penelope Skinner's MEEK Comes to Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

Penelope Skinner's mysterious new play, Meek, opens at Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 4 – 8 September following its première at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August. A haunting vision of ruthless state control, tense friendships and one woman's determination not to be broken, Meek is a tale which reflects on our own fraught times. (more...)

Anne Bogard And SITI Premiere Euripides' THE BACCHAE as Part of Next Wave Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

SITI Company, the internationally acclaimed ensemble theater co-founded by American director Anne Bogart, presents Bogart's stunning direction of Euripides' tragedy The Bacchae.  Presented as part of BAM's Next Wave festival, the production will celebrate its New York premiere on Wednesday through Saturday, October 3 through 6, 2018, 7:30 PM and Sunday, October 7 at 3:00 PM for 5 performances at the BAM Harvey Theater.  Tickets are $30, 45, 65 (weekday); $35, 50, 75 (weekend). Single tickets for all Next Wave Festival shows go on sale August 9. To purchase tickets visit BAM.org or contact BAM Ticket Services at 718.636.4100. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces Casting for THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

In honor of Artistic Director Michael Kahn's final season with the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), the opening show of the 2018-2019 Season, William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, will feature beloved performers, many of whom have been with the Company since the very beginning. (more...)

Tony Tanner Directs World Premiere of GIVE ME THE SUN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Acclaimed director Tony Tanner will world premiere Give Me the Sun, his riveting adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts, at The Lounge Theatre in Hollywood on September 15, 2018. (more...)

Finty Williams And Jasper Britton to Lead Menier Chocolate Factory's Revival Of PACK OF LIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

With Spamilton: An American Parody recently extending its run at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces initial casting for their major revival of Hugh Whitemore's Pack of Lies. Hannah Chissick directs Finty Williams as Barbara Jackson and Jasper Britton as Stewart. The production opens on 1 October, with previews from 20 September, and runs until 17 November. The full company will be announced shortly. (more...)

Wisconsin Premiere of SALVAGE Opens This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theatre, presents the Wisconsin premiere of "Salvage," a new play by Michigan playwright, Joseph Zettelmaier.   (more...)

THE WAR PARTY To Have New York Premiere At FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The new political satire, THE WAR PARTY will have it's New York City premiere at The New York International Fringe Festival in October. Written by Vincent Delaney's and directed by Broadway veteran Don Stephenson (Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, Goodspeed, Paper Mill Playhouse), the limited run will play October 14 - 23 in Manhattan. (more...)

Susan Hill's THE WOMAN IN BLACK To Kick Off Season At Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Cleveland Play House (CPH) kicks off its 2018-2019 Season with the spine tingling tale of Susan Hill's The Woman in Black.  Hill's gothic ghost story, adapted for the stage by Stephen Mallatratt, will star Bradley Armacost as Arthur Kipps and Adam Wesley Brown as the Actor in the show that Daily Mail called, "A nerve-shredding experience."  Director Robin Herford will recreate his original staging from the London West End.  The American premiere of the West End Production is produced by PW Productions and Pemberley Productions.  Previews begin on September 15th, with press opening on September 21st at the Allen Theatre in Playhouse Square.  (more...)

Huntington Theatre Company Presents SHERLOCK'S LAST CASE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

In the Huntington Theatre Company's revival of Charles Marowitz's mystery play Sherlock's Last Case, alliances are tested, rivalries are raised from the dead, and long-simmering grudges play out in deadly ways. The beloved Sherlock Holmes, his aide de camp Dr. John Watson, and their put-upon landlady Mrs. Hudson - along with the iconic Baker Street flat - come to the Huntington Avenue Theatre Sep. 28 - Oct. 28, 2018, in a production directed by Maria Aitken. (more...)

Michael Urie, Judy Kuhn, Joanna Gleason, and More to Lead One Night Only Reading of TONIGHT AT 8:30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Red Bull Theater today announced that the 2018-'19 season will kick off with the one-night-only all-star benefit performance of Noel Coward's Tonight at 8:30 on Monday October 15th (7:30 PM) at Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Bay Area Premiere Lauren Gunderson's THE REVOLUTIONISTS Opens Town Hall Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Town Hall Theatre 'Lost & Found' Season 2018/19 opens with  the Bay Area Premiere of THE REVOLUTIONISTS, a bold and irreverent new  comedy by Lauren Gunderson.  THE REVOLUTIONISTS will have 12 performances, including two previews, September 27 through October 20, 2018, at Town Hall Theatre Company, 3535 School Street, in Lafayette, CA.  Tickets are $18 - $30, and are available through the Box Office at (925) 283-1557 or online at www.TownHallTheatre.com.  (more...)

Jasper Britton, Sia Dauda, and More Will Lead The Menier Chocolate Factory's Revival Of PACK OF LIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

With Spamilton: An American Parody currently running at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces full casting for their major revival of Hugh Whitemore's Pack of Lies. Hannah Chissick directs Jasper Britton as (Stewart), Sia Dauda (Sally), Alasdair Harvey (Peter Kroger), Chris Larkin (Bob Jackson), Macy Nyman (Julie Jackson), Tracy-Ann Oberman (Helen Kroger), Natalie Walter (Thelma) and Finty Williams (Barbara Jackson). The production opens on 1 October, with previews from 20 September, and runs until 17 November. (more...)

Carole Dance Takes Over From Fiz Marcus In UK Tour Of MY MOTHER SAID I NEVER SHOULD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

London Classic Theatre today announces that Carole Dance will now play the role of Doris Partington in the UK tour of Charlotte Keatley's My Mother Said I Never Should. Dance steps into the role as Fiz Marcus has had to withdraw due to unforeseen health issues. The full company is completed by Felicity Houlbrooke (Rosie Metcalfe), Kathryn Ritchie (Jackie Metcalfe) and Connie Walker (Margaret Bradley). Artistic Director of LCT, Michael Cabot, directs the production, which tours to 14 venues, opening at Theatre Royal Windsor on 25 September with performances at Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham, Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds and Gala Theatre, Durham from 11 September. (more...)

Autumn Hurlbert To Make Solo Debut At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Autumn Hurlbert (Legally Blonde, Nobody Loves You, Something Rotten!) will make her solo debut at Feinstein's/54 Below this Sunday, August 5th, 2018, at 7:00pm. (more...)

Mad Cow Announces The Cast & Creatives For BUYER AND CELLAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Mad Cow Theatre is delighted to announce the cast and creative team of Jonathan Tolins' Buyer & Cellar, an uproarious evening with a friend who has a story to tell, which will take the Zehngebot-Stonerock stage Aug. 10, 2018 as the final production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 21. Mad Cow is elated to bring this irresistible one-man comedy to Orlando. (more...)

Made In Chelsea Stars Get Set For Epstein Theatre Date
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Made in Chelsea stars Jamie Laing and Francis Boulle will swap the streets of Chelsea for the stage at the Epstein Theatre as they head to Liverpool this October with their debut tour Private Parts. (more...)

BWW Review: NINE at Musical Theatre Southwest
by Beth Leitman - Aug 19, 2018

BWW Review NINE at Musical Theatre Southwest (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS and More Announced For Stratford Festival's 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino is pleased to announce the playbill for the 2019 season. Featuring 12 productions, it's built around a theme of Breaking Boundaries, which will also be explored through more than 150 thought-provoking and entertaining events at the Forum. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at MARGARET THATCHER QUEEN OF CLUB NIGHTS
by Stage Tube - Aug 16, 2018

Former PM and cabaret superstar Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho is back! Alongside her full run of Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho (Pleasance Courtyard, 22:00), she's also hosting a club night! Non-stop 80s hits from a non-stop 80s witch as the Iron Lady drops more beats than Theresa May has dropped manifesto pledges. As Corbyn takes his party back to the 70s, Maggie takes hers back to the 80s. Featuring dance-offs, lip-sync battles and more, come and join the one female Tory who still has public support. You'll be as Lucky, Lucky, Lucky as Kylie was avoiding marrying to Jason. (more...)

CMT Greenlights RACING WIVES and Renews MUSIC CITY
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

 Fresh off its best year since 2014, CMT today announced a series order for “Racing Wives”. The eight-episode, hour-long unscripted series from Executive Producer Jenny Daly and T Group Productions follows the never-before-seen Private Lives of captivating women who are married to world famous race car drivers. CMT has also renewed “Music City,” hit docuseries from “The Hills” creator Adam DiVello and Lionsgate, for a ten-episode second season. Both shows will premiere early next year. (more...)

CMT Revs Up Programming Slate with Series Greenlight and Season Renewal
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

CMT Revs Up Programming Slate with Series Greenlight and Season Renewal (more...)

Scripps Presents Announces Fall 2018 Events Lineup Featuring Abbi...
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

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Photo Flash: Kansas City Actors Theatre Presents Noel Coward's BLITHE SPIRIT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Kansas City Actors Theatre has completed casting for its production of Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit," the first show of its fourteenth season, which will run from August 8th to the 26th at the City Stage in Union Station. The production will be directed by Doug Weaver and will star Cinnamon Schultz, Coleman Crenshaw, Vanessa Severo, Jan Rogge, Matt Rapport, Cheryl Weaver, and Margaret Shelby. The production team includes Kelli Harrod (Scenic Designer), Bill Christie (Properties Designer), Sarah M. Oliver (Costume Designer), Kylor Greene (Lighting Designer), Shelbi Arndt (Co-Lighting Designer), Jonathan Robertson (Sound Designer), Matthew Schorr (Co-Sound Designer), Alex Murphy (Stage Manager), and Kyle Dyck (Technical Director). (more...)

Rainbow Theatre Project Opens Sixth Season With IN THE CLOSET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018

Rainbow Theatre Project will open its sixth season with Siegmund Fuchs' In the Closet. Presented as a join world premier with Cleveland's Convergence-Continuum, In the Closet will run from August 16 - September 15, 2018 at the District of Columbia Arts Center. (more...)

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