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KCAT Announces Cast And Creative Staff For BLITHE SPIRIT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 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...)

Ephemeral Ensemble Presents The World Premiere Of OFFSTAGE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Using onstage and offstage as a metaphor for public and Private Lives, Ephemeral Ensemble take a look behind the curtain to private loneliness and depression in a sensitive and timely exploration of suicide. In a universe where theatre is life and life is a dream we find Harley and Pedro, two performers doing whatever they can to help each other through their show night after night. Offstage uses playful stagecraft, physical theatre and original music to capture the joys of the two performers when they're onstage and struggles when they're out of the spotlight. (more...)

New York Classical Theatre's ROMEO AND JULIET Moves To Rockefeller Park/Battery Park City For 'Take A Seat' Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

After a successful run in Central Park, playing to over 4,000 people, performances resume on Wednesday, June 27 in Rockefeller Park/Battery Park City for New York Classical Theatre's critically acclaimed production of Romeo and Juliet, directed by the company's Founding Artistic Director Stephen Burdman. The production will play this week through June 30, before continuing on to The Battery, Carl Schurz Park, and Brooklyn Bridge Park for performances through July 29. There is no ticketing, and all performances are free and open to the public. Performance schedule can be found at newyorkclassical.org.    (more...)

World Premiere Of KEEPING UP WITH THE PROZOROVS Comes to Hollywood Fringe 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2018

What would happen if Chekhov's Three Sisters made it to Moscow?...They'd become the Kardashians. Classic realism meets reality television in the World Premiere production of dark comedy Keeping Up With The Prozorovs by Lucy Gillespie. (more...)

Town Hall Theatre Closes Season With Kate Hamill's Exuberant SENSE & SENSIBILITY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2018

Town Hall Theatre 'Generations' Season 2017-2018 closes with Kate Hamill's rollicking new adaptation of SENSE & SENSIBILITY, based on the classic novel by Jane Austen. SENSE & SENSIBILITY will have 12 performances, including two previews, May 31 through June 23, 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...)

Boundless Theatre Company To Present A Revival Of Maria Irene Fornes' THE CONDUCT OF LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Boundless Theatre Company (Maria-Cristina Fuste, Executive Artistic Director) will present a revival of Maria Irene Fornes' The Conduct of Life, directed by Elena Araoz. The production runs from September 7 through September 30 at Teatro Circulo, located at 64 East 4th Street. (Press opening: Saturday, September 15). (more...)

OCPA Presents DISCOVERIES at Newport Theatre Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

The Orange County Playwrights Alliance (OCPA) presents its summer 2018 event: staged readings of two one-act plays by Lynn Wells Nelson and George Bardin Rothman. (more...)

Cast Announced for Antic Disposition's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Award-winning theatre company Antic Disposition have confirmed the talented cast of actors and musicians to bring Shakespeare's much-loved comedy Much Ado About Nothing to audiences around the UK this summer. Nicholas Osmond (Scar/Pumbaa in Disney's The Lion King; Scrooge in Creation's A Christmas Carol) and Chiraz Aich (Ariel in The Tempest for Companie Lardenois; Private Lives at Octagon and New Vic Theatres) join Antic Disposition for the first time to take on the lead roles of Benedick and Beatrice - the sparring partners and reluctant lovers whose love-hate relationship forms the heart of this comic play. (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway and West End Star Tony Sheldon Talks PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT on Sunday Night With Bill Crews
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2018

Broadway and West End stars Tony Sheldon is currently starring in Priscilla Queen of the Desert in Australia. The actor stopped by to chat with Rev. Bill Crews for his radio show Sunday Night with Bill Crews. Sheldon talked about the show, its significance, and his own career thus far. (more...)

Headlong Announces Full Casting For Penny Skinner's MEEK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Amy Hodge directs Scarlett Brookes, Shvorne Marks and Amanda Wright in Penelope Skinner's elegantly mysterious new play Meek, an unflinching vision which examines state control and self-control in an unknown theocratic society. (more...)

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Will Tour The UK Starring Mark Benton And Nigel Harman
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

After 'sealing the deal' with critics and audiences alike during its smash hit West End run, Sam Yates' unmissable production of one of David Mamet's greatest and most lauded plays, Glengarry Glen Ross will embark on a nationwide tour from 14 February 2019 opening at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking. The hard-nosed sales team in this darkly funny classic will then visit Birmingham, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Glasgow, Richmond, Brighton and Cardiff with further tour dates to be announced shortly. (more...)

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS To Arrive On The Opera House Manchester Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

After 'sealing the deal' with critics and audiences alike during its smash hit West End run, Sam Yates' unmissable production of one of David Mamet's greatest and most lauded plays, Glengarry Glen Ross will embark on a nationwide tour from 14 February 2019 opening at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking. The hard-nosed sales team in this darkly funny classic will then visit Birmingham, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Glasgow, Richmond, Brighton and Cardiff with further tour dates to be announced shortly. (more...)

Nottingham Playhouse Unveils Autumn Season Updates
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

NOTTINGHAM PLAYHOUSE has unveiled its autumn and winter season for 2018, following rave reviews for its spring and summer line-up. (more...)

BWW Review: PRIVATE LIVES at Vermont Stage Company
by Stacy Raphael - Jun 15, 2018

Three acts, three directors, three approaches to the same play script. Vermont Stage Company's annual season closer allows artists to play and experiment--this year, with Noel Coward's 1930 play Private Lives. Larry Connolly, Chris Caswell and Abbie Tykocki direct the three acts independent of one another with unique casting and directorial conceits. (more...)

Michael O'Keefe and Angelina Fiordellisi to Star in Cherry Lane's FIRST LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Cherry Lane Theatre (Seri Lawrence, Janio Marrero, Co-Artistic Directors) is proud to announce that Academy Award nominee Michael O'Keefe and Angelina Fiordellisi will star in its upcoming Founder's Project presentation of Charles Mee's FIRST LOVE, directed by Kim Weild. (more...)

London Classic Theatre Announce UK Tour Of MY MOTHER SAID I NEVER SHOULD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

London Classic Theatre today announces the full company for their UK tour of Charlotte Keatley's My Mother Said I Never Should. Artistic Director of LCT, Michael Cabot, directs Felicity Houlbrooke (Rosie Metcalfe), Fiz Marcus (Doris Partington), Kathryn Ritchie (Jackie Metcalfe) and Connie Walker (Margaret Bradley). The production 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...)

Photo Flash: Granite Theatre Opens A COMEDY OF TENORS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

A Comedy of Tenors" by Ken Ludwig is opening June 29 at the Granite Theatre. The show is the sequel to his hilarious comedy "Lend Me A Tenor". Producer/ Artistic Director for the theatre is David Jepson. (more...)

DR. SEUSS'S THE LORAX Begins Performances at The Old Globe This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

The Old Globe, together with Children's Theatre Company (CTC), and in partnership with The Old Vic, today updated information for Dr. Seuss's The Lorax in its U.S. premiere. The production, based on the book The Lorax by Dr. Seuss, is adapted for the stage by David Greig (Artistic Director of Royal Lyceum Theatre Company; recent work: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Cover My Tracks) with music and lyrics written by Charlie Fink (front man/songwriter for the hit musical group Noah and the Whale, 2007-2015). (more...)

Christopher Innvar Returns to Barrington Stage in A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announced today that Associate Artist Christopher Innvar will play "Torvald" in Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2. Innvar replaces the previously announced Shuler Hensley. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with THE JUNGLE; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Following critical acclaim, and a sold-out run at the Young Vic, producers Sonia Friedman Productions, Tom Kirdahy and Hunter Arnold are delighted to announce the full cast for the West End transfer of Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson's The Jungle, a National Theatre and Young Vic co-production with Good Chance Theatre,directed by Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin. The production is set in Europe's largest unofficial refugee camp, the Calais Jungle, which in 2015, became a temporary home for more than 10,000 people.  Previewing from 16 June, with World Refugee Day on 20 June, The Jungle will have an Opening Night on 5 July at the Playhouse Theatre, with rehearsal photography released today. Check out the cast in action below! (more...)

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Jeremy Shamos And More Kick Off Nantucket's White Heron Theatre's 2018 Season With PRIVATE LIVES And DADDY LONG LEGS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2018

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Celia Keenan-Bolger, Jeremy Shamos And More Kick Off Nantucket's White Heron Theatre's 2018 Season With PRIVATE LIVES And DADDY LONG LEGS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2018

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BWW's On This Day - July 3, 2018
by - Jul 3, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (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...)

Bristol Old Vic And Lyceum Edinburgh Announce Casts For Double Co-Productions TWELFTH NIGHT and TOUCHING THE VOID
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

Casting for both Touching the Void and Twelfth Night was announced today, heralding the first two-production partnership between leading regional theatrical powerhouses, Bristol Old Vic and The Lyceum, Edinburgh. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Q&A- Offstage
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 24, 2018

BWW catches up with Eyglo Belafonte to chat about bringing Offstage to the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Granite Theatre's THE PRISONER OF SECOND AVENUE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2018

"The Prisoner of Second Avenue" by Neil Simon is opening August 3 at the Granite Theatre. Producer/ Artistic Director for the theatre is David Jepson. The show runs August 3 - 26, 2018. (more...)

Boundless Theatre Company Announces a Revival of THE CONDUCT OF LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Boundless Theatre Company (Maria-Cristina Fuste, Executive Artistic Director) will present a revival of Maria Irene Fornes' The Conduct of Life, directed by Elena Araoz. The production runs from September 7 through September 30 at Teatro Circulo, located at 64 East 4th Street. Opening Night is set for Saturday, September 15.  (more...)

Autumn Hurlbert to Make Solo Debut At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Autumn Hurlbert (Legally Blonde, Nobody Loves You, Something Rotten!) on Sunday, August 5th, 2018, at 7:00pm. (more...)

Discovery Releases SHARK WEEK 30th Anniversary Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

SHARK WEEK, television's longest-running event takes a bite out of summer for its 30th anniversary, premiering Sunday July 22 at 7:00PM ET/PT and continuing through Sunday, July 29. After three decades and hundreds of shows, SHARK WEEK 2018 celebrates this milestone with an all-star lineup of athletes and celebrities including Shaquille O'Neal, Ronda Rousey, Aaron Rodgers, Rob Gronkowski, Lindsey Vonn, Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Kevin O'Leary, Daymond John, Guy Fieri and Bear Grylls. In addition, SHARK WEEK's team of renowned scientists deliver all-new groundbreaking shark stories incorporating innovative research technology to reveal compelling insight into the mysterious world of sharks. Finally, SHARK WEEK 2018 will feature the most hours of shark programming ever on Discovery Channel with over twenty hours of celebrity surprises and jaws-dropping shark stories. (more...)

Raise Your Fins for Shark Week's 30th Anniversary Filled with Jawsome Shark Programming Airing 7/22 to 7/29 on Discovery
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Raise Your Fins for Shark Week's 30th Anniversary Filled with Jawsome Shark Programming Airing 7/22 to 7/29 on Discovery (more...)

Autumn Hurlbert To Make Her Solo Debut At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

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

KCAT Announces Cast And Creative Staff For BLITHE SPIRIT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 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...)

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...)

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...)

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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