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Emma Dennis-Edwards, Wil Coban, and More to Star in New British Play GATE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Emma Dennis-Edwards (Eve), Wil Coban (Mark), Eleanor Henderson (Rebecca), Joe McArdle (Luke) and Katie Sherrard (Esther) will star in the premiere of Artemis Fitzalan Howard's play GATE at the Cockpit Theatre in London.  (more...)

SheShakespeare Presents AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

SheShakespeare is delighted to host its debut production of As You Like It by William Shakespeare October 24 - November 4 at the boutique venue in Darlinghurst, MUSE. (more...)

Macha Theatre Works Announces Name Change and 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Macha Monkey Productions is excited to announce its name change to Macha Theatre Works, as well as the unveiling of its exciting 2017-2018 season of new works. (more...)

The Players Joins the Witch Hunt with THE CRUCIBLE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

From August 31 through Sept 10, you don't want to miss the pre-season opener, Arthur Miller's famous work, The Crucible. Produced in partnership with Two Chairs Theatre Co., this is the first installment in a trilogy to present three works of Miller's. In the past, Two Chairs, has presented three masterpieces by Tennessee Williams (The Glass Menagerie, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and A Streetcar Named Desire). Winner of the 1953 Tony Award for Best Play, this exciting drama about the Puritan purge of witchcraft in old Salem is both a gripping historical play and a timely parable of our contemporary society. (more...)

Regeneration Theatre to Present First Revival of SKYSCRAPER at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Regeneration Theatre has announced its production of SKYSCRAPER, the first revival [ever] of the 1965 Musical Comedy by Peter Stone, James Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn, based on Elmer Rice's "Dream Girl,' running September 7-17, 2017 at Urban Stages, 259 West 30th St, New York, NY. (more...)

HARRY CLARKE and THIS LAND WAS MADE Complete Vineyard Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that the world premiere production of HARRY CLARKE by Obie Award winner David Cale (LILLIAN) and directed by Leigh Silverman (VIOLET) will be the first production of the 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

William Donnelly's NO WAKE to Make NYC Premiere at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

59E59 Theaters will host the New York premiere of NO WAKE, written by William Donnelly and directed by Veronica Brady. Produced by Route 66 Theatre Company and Bella Vita Entertainment, NO WAKE begins performances on Thursday, September 28 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 15. Press Opening is Wednesday, October 4 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

VILLAGE, MY HOME to Premiere as Part of TNC's Dream Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Marcina Zaccaria's provocative and timely new drama Village, My Home, about diverse New Yorkers confronting cultural and political uncertainties, will premiere at the 2017 Dream Up Festival for a special limited engagement. (more...)

Eyewitness Surveillance Invests in Watchdog Virtual Guard
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

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Broadway's INDECENT to Arrive on PBS This Fall; PRINCE OF BROADWAY Pushed to 2018
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Tony Award-winning play Indecent comes to THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, November 17 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) as part of the fall Broadway's best lineup. (more...)

NBC Sports to Present Rottenham v Chelsea PREMIER LEAGUE Action, 8/20
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Tottenham, led by last year's Premier League leading scorer Harry Kane, are fresh off a 2-0 season-opening victory against Newcastle United. Defending champions Chelsea look to rebound following a 3-2 loss to Burnley. (more...)

Off the Grid Theatre Company to Present THE WEIRD This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Off the Grid, the bold young company that brought you the critically acclaimed and award winning production of Blasted last season, is brewing up something completely new. At the intersection of witchcraft and politics is The Weird, a play that explores varying degrees of magic in a way that communes with the contentious time our nation is in. (more...)

PBS's MASTERPIECE Premieres All-New Season of VICTORIA, 1/14
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who) returns for a new season as the young queen who wants it all - romance, power, an heir, and personal freedom - on Victoria, Season 2, airing in seven episodes created and scripted by bestselling novelist Daisy Goodwin (The Fortune Hunter), premiering January 14, 2018 on MASTERPIECE on PBS. (more...)

Greasepaint Presents THE PAJAMA GAME Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Greasepaint Theatre presents the musical, THE PAJAMA GAME, music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, with book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. The show runs September 1 through September 10, 2017 at Stagebrush Theatre, 7020 E. 2nd St. in Scottsdale. (more...)

Paines Plough To Tour Luke Norris' Award Winning Play GROWTH In Autumn 2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Luke Norris' award winning production of Growth will embark upon a second UK tour this Autumn. The production originally debuted at Paines Plough's ROUNDABOUT @ SUMMERHALL at Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2016 and won a prestigious Fringe First award before touring the UK. (more...)

Funny, Tragic and Provocative New Play FIXED to Continue Echo Theater's 20th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Echo Theater Company continues its 20th Anniversary Season with a funny, tragic and provocative new play by Los Angeles' own Boni B. Alvarez. (more...)

Fall 2017-Spring 2018 Exhibitions Announced for The Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Jewish Museum's upcoming schedule includes a diverse array of exhibitions. This fall the Museum will present an exhibition that focuses on Amedeo Modigliani's early work, as well as the first comprehensive exhibition in the United States drawn from The Israel Museum's world-renowned collection of Jewish costumes. In January, for the first time in 25 years, the Museum will open its new, major collection exhibition that will feature more than 650 works from antiquities to contemporary art. Finally, the spring sees the first survey in the United States of the work of Marc Camille Chaimowicz, one of the first artists to merge performance and installation art.  (more...)

New Team Honeybear Announces World Premiere of THAT'S NOT A PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

???????NEW TEAM HONEYBEAR is pleased to announce the world premiere production of Anthony Jackson and Jeff Mondoro's THAT'S NOT A PLAY: A PLAY BY NEW TEAM HONEYBEAR, directed by Kevin Laibson. THAT'S NOT A PLAY will play four performances only at The People's Improv Theater, Underground Theater (123 E 24th Street, NY, NY 10010). Performances begin Friday, September 8 and continues through Friday, September 29. (more...)

LUNA GALE Comes to Aurora Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Aurora Theatre Company opens its 26th season with Rebecca Gilman's (Blue Surge, Spinning Into Butter, The Sweetest Swing in Baseball) LUNA GALE. Aurora Artistic Director Tom Ross directs this powerful and arresting Bay Area Premiere, featuring Jamie Jones (Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, Mud Blue Sky, Gideon's Knot), Laura Jane Bailey (Mud Blue Sky), Devin S. O'­Brien (Mud Blue Sky), Joshua Marx (TheatreWorks), Alix Cuadra (Theatre of Yugen), Kevin Kemp (Shotgun Players), and Jennifer Vega.  LUNA GALE plays September 1 through October 1 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

THE CRUCIBLE to Get at the Truth as Steppenwolf for Young Adults' Season Opener
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Kicking off the 2017-2018 Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) season is Arthur Miller's The Crucible, directed by Jonathan Berry. Steppenwolf Education presents this American classic as part of the SYA season which asks, "When does a lie become the truth?" (more...)

Breaking: Jin Ha & More Join Clive Owen in M. BUTTERFLY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Producers Nelle Nugent, Steve Traxler, Kenneth Teaton, Benjamin Feldman, Doug Morris and Spencer Ross today announce full casting for the first Broadway revival of David Henry Hwang's Tony Award®-winning play, M. BUTTERFLY, directed by Tony Award® winner Julie Taymor. (more...)

Trinity Rep to Host Fun-Filled Season Kick-Off Party
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Trinity Rep invites the public to celebrate the upcoming theater season at its third annual Season Kick-Off Party, Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 12:00 - 7:00 pm. (more...)

THIS IS US Season One DVD & Soundtrack Available This September
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

THIS IS US (Music from the Series), a companion to the show America loves, is available September 15 via UMe. This Is Us: The Complete First Season will be available on DVD three days earlier so fans can relive all the moments along with the music from the hit show. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017 - BWW Review: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, theSpace @ Venue45
by Gregor Dickson - Aug 15, 2017

'It Shoulda Been You' opened on Broadway in 2015, with a cast including Tyne Daly, Sierra Boggess and Lisa Howard in a production directed by David Hyde Pierce. It receives one of its first UK presentations here from new Edinburgh company Room 29 Theatre, and it's an inspired choice for their Fringe premiere. (more...)

The Kitchen Announces Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The Kitchen, founded in 1971, has continued to serve as an important catalyst for a broad community of groundbreaking artists working across disciplines. In today's landscape, where contemporary artists and arts institutions are collaborating in new ways and generating new contexts for the continuing evolution of multi-disciplinary art, The Kitchen, as a nimble, smaller-scale organization, plays an especially vital role: it provides emerging and established artists a hot-house environment for the presentation and discussion of their work, supporting and seeking to foster a vibrant, living dialogue among artists from every field and area of culture. (more...)

Melbourne Theatre Company presents Noel Coward's HAY FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Stage luminaries Marina Prior (Hello Dolly!) and Simon Gleeson (Les Miserables) lead an irresistible cast including Gareth Davies (The Cherry Orchard), Marg Downey (Top of the Lake: China Girl), Kim Gyngell (Top of the Lake: China Girl), Alexandra Keddie (Offspring), Imogen Sage (Rebecca), Monica Sayers (Chimerica) and Drew Weston (The Rocky Horror Show) in Noel Coward's top-drawer comedy of bad manners, Hay Fever. (more...)

Toronto International Film Festival Unveils Contemporary World Cinema Programme
by Movies News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival® revealed today the 48 titles from international filmmakers that make up the Festival's Contemporary World Cinema slate. This year's programme features a powerful lineup that covers disparate regions of the world (more...)

Review Roundup: Aaron Tveit Led COMPANY at Barrington Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Aaron Tveit (Broadway's Catch Me If You Can, Next to Normal), who returns to Barrington Stage Company after previously playing 'Matt' in the 2007 production of Calvin Berger, stars as 'Bobby' in Company at BSC. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Tveit and the cast in action below! (more...)

Breaking: Farewell, Phil- GROUNDHOG DAY Will Play Final Broadway Performance This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Today, Tuesday, August 15 at 6:15pm, the producers of the Olivier Award-winning Best New MusicalGroundhog Day, which opened on Broadway to critical acclaim this spring, announced that the show will end its run at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street) on Sunday, September 17, following 176 performances and 32 previews. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller Star In THE MEYEROWITZ STORIES
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

From writer/director Noah Baumbach, THE MEYEROWITZ STORIES (New and Selected) is the emotional and comic intergenerational tale of adult siblings (Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, and Elizabeth Marvel) contending with the long shadow their strong-willed father (Dustin Hoffman) has cast over their lives. (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Finds Its 'Ti Moune' - Go Behind the Scenes and See a Special Message from the Star!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 15, 2017

Today, producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold announced that Hailey Kilgore, an 18 year-old Oregon native, will make her Broadway debut as Ti Moune in the new Broadway production of Once On This Island, which will play the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC) this fall. Click below to go behind the scenes on the international search for Ti Moune, plus see a message from Hailey! (more...)

BWW Review: The Taffetas Sing the Soundtrack of a Sweeter, Kinder Time
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Aug 14, 2017

One of the many missions of theatre is to entertain, to provide a fantasy escape from the often harsh realities of our contemporary world, and given the horrifying headlines of late, the delightful confection that is The Taffetas offers a welcome retreat into nostalgia for an era that was - at least as we remember it - surely sweeter, simpler, gentler. Rick Lewis' revue imagines a quartet of winsome, homespun singing sisters from Muncie, Indiana, who take the audience on a musical journey through the 'fabulous fifties' at the same time that they offer a glimpse into the lives and dreams of four young women of the era. The result is a polished, stylish, tongue-in-cheek romp that leaves the audience joyful, amused, and more than a little envious of a time gone by. (more...)

BIGSOUND Festival Announces Program and Timetable
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

In case you weren't excited enough for your yearly live music pilgrimage to Brisbane's Fortitude Valley Live Music Precinct for a sensory overload of music, BIGSOUND Festival has shown all its cards, dropping all the tools you need today to choose your own sonic adventure.  (more...)

Boston Ballet Welcomes New Dancers, Announces Promotions for 2017-18 Roster
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen has announced the 2017-2018 season roster. A total of 65 dancers make up the Company roster, with 55 in the main company and ten in Boston Ballet II (BBII), Boston Ballet's second company. (more...)

Roundabout's MARVIN'S ROOM and NAPOLI, BROOKLYN Enter Final Fortnight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude its critically acclaimed summer productions, Marvin's Room by Scott McPherson, directed by Anne Kauffman, and Meghan Kennedy's Napoli, Brooklyn, directed by Gordon Edelstein, on Sunday, August 27. (more...)

Two Shakespearean Comedies, X: OR, BETTY SHABAZZ V. THE NATION Set for The Acting Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Acting Company has announced its 2017-18 season, which exemplifies the venerable organization's commitment to cultivating a national audience for the theater with exceptional touring productions of classical and new works; developing the best young American actors by giving them an opportunity to practice their craft in a wide-ranging repertory; and educating students that have limited access to the arts. (more...)

FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Brings Happy Thoughts Off-Broadway This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

A friendly reminder! Previews begin this Friday, August 18 at 7:30 PM for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday, a new play by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award nominee Sarah Ruhl (Stage Kiss, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Playwrights; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; The Clean House).  (more...)

National YoungArts Foundation Expands Opportunities for Emerging Artists
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Carolina Garcia Jayaram, President and CEO of the National YoungArts Foundation, today announces a dynamic series of new programs and initiatives that build on the organization's commitment to championing emerging artists. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Company Celebrates Opening Night of COMPANY with Aaron Tveit!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 14, 2017

Barrington Stage Company (recently voted Best of The Berkshires) set a new record at the opening night of Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY last night. There appeared to be more selfie photos attempted of Aaron Tveit the show's star and cast leaving the stage door of the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage than happen by the ever present throngs in Broadway's Shubert Alley a show. Aaron, who was Bobby in the extraordinary production directed by BSC's founder and artistic director Julianne Boyd, was mobbed by  what seemed like the entire audience asTveit and the cast tried exit the stage door and continue on to the after party at the home of BSC Chair, Minky and Bruno Quinson.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Aaron Tveit in COMPANY at Barrington Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Aaron Tveit (Broadway's Catch Me If You Can, Next to Normal), who returns to Barrington Stage Company after previously playing 'Matt' in the 2007 production of Calvin Berger, stars as 'Bobby' in Company at BSC. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Tveit and the cast in action below! (more...)

Valerie David's Award-Winning PINK HULK One-Woman Show is 'Hulking It' to IndyFringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Actor and playwright Valerie David is bringing her inspiring, comical one-woman show about becoming a two-time cancer survivor to the IndyFringe Festival. (more...)

2017 BROADWAY UNDER THE STARS GALA Celebration Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

???????Transcendence Theatre Company will conclude their 2017 season of spectacular outdoor Broadway concerts in Sonoma Wine Country with a special Gala Celebration at Jack London Stare Historic Park running September 8-10. Transcendence Theatre Company was named by USA Today's 10BEST as the #2 'Outdoor Concert Venue You Shouldn't Miss' in the United States, and received four 2016 Broadway World San Francisco awards including Best Special Theater Event for the fifth consecutive year. At the conclusion of this season, Transcendence performances will have been seen by over 110,000 people and will have raised over $351,000 to benefit Jack London State Historic Park.           (more...)

Works by Ike Holter, Bess Wohl, Rebecca Gilman and More Set for 2017 New Stages Festival at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Goodman Theatre announces the lineup of its 14th annual New Stages Festival - a celebration and discovery of new work by some of the country's finest established and emerging playwrights. Over the course of three weeks, the annual festival offers Chicago theatergoers a first look at eight new works, completely free-of-charge. (more...)

New Site Spotlights PBM Fees that Raise Medicare Costs on Seniors Seeking Lifesaving Medications
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

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Contra Costa Civic Theatre Announces Casting for CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) today announced the cast and design team for its season-opening production of the Kander and Ebb classic, Cabaret, playing from September 22 through October 22. (more...)

Photo Coverage: NEIL BERG's 100 YEARS OF BROADWAY at The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 13, 2017

Neil Berg's 100 Years of Broadway returned to The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre, Eisenhower Park. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: The Heartbreakingly Beautiful True Love Story Of Two Young Men Taken Too Soon Plays Out In Lane Cove Theatre Company's HOLDING THE MAN.
by Jade Kops - Aug 13, 2017

Tommy Murphy's adaptation of Tim Conigrave's award winning memoir HOLDING THE MAN is presented with care and simplicity by Lane Cove Theatre Company. (more...)

Redtwist Theatre Presents OUR TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2017

A Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece of the 20th century is brought lovingly into the 21st century with a diverse cast. Redtwist Associate Artistic Director James Fleming directs an intimate production of this American classic as a love letter to Chicago's many communities and a reminder that life's most ordinary moments are often the most profound. (more...)

NEFA Awards Grants to Support New Works in Ensemble & Devised Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2017

The New England Foundation for the Arts announces $630,000 in six new grants during the seventh year of the National Theater Project. NTP supports the development and touring of new theater works. (more...)

Something's Coming: Mark Your Calendar for the Fall 2017 Broadway Season!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

It's only just out of reach... the Fall theatre season, that is. The 2017 Tony Awards are in the history books, so now it's time to look ahead at the new Broadway season... and fear not- it's a doozy already. With new musicals and plays about to descend on Broadway and amazing revivals of classic plays and musicals ready to entrance a new audience, BroadwayWorld has rounded up everything arriving before the end of the year. (more...)

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