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Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre

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150 West 65th St. at Broadway
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022
From House of Cards writer Bill Cain and The Shark is Broken director Guy Masterson, the European premiere of 9 Circles is based on a true story of a repatriated US Army Private accused of war crimes. In a psychological thriller told through the eyes of the accused, 9 Circles asks how a soldier can be trained as a cold-blooded killing machine while clinging on to the threads of his humanity.
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022
Brite Theater presents this year's Assembly Festival ART Award winner Sandcastles written by Steve McMahon, directed by Kolbrún Björt Sigfúsdóttir and supported by the Carol Tambor Incentive Award and Allan Wilson's patronage. 
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022
In response to the recent massacres in Buffalo and Uvalde, producer and director Charlotte Cohn will present a free one-night-only reading of Church & State, the award-winning play by Jason Odell Williams, to benefit Sandy Hook Promise, Safer Country, and the Brady Campaign.
by Rachael F. Goldberg - May 29, 2022
Overall, 'Desdemona: A Play About a Handkerchief' is a lackluster production. With so many better and more thoughtful options out there, this production doesn’t meet the standard I’ve come to expect of the DC theater scene’s forays into the Bard.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 28, 2022
Entering its 25th Anniversary season, Northern Stage is thrilled to welcome actor and educator Robert David Grant back to the Upper Valley as the new Director of Education, and Actors’ Equity Stage Manager Brian R. Sekinger as Director of Production. Grant and Sekinger join Northern Stage’s Senior Leadership for this pivotal Anniversary season. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2022
Out of the 330 total Chicagoland high school students who entered the 13th annual August Wilson Monologue and Design Competitions, Demi Davis from Senn High School prevailed, taking the first-place prize at the Chicago finals earlier this month for her 2-3-minute monologue performance.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the cast and crew of Anna in the Tropics, winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize and the second show of the 2022 Mainstage Season, with previews starting June 28.
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins popular comedy APPROPRIATE gets its first Greenville production on June 10th.  The dark, family comedy is being produced by The Warehouse Theatre after originally being scheduled during the initial pandemic shutdown.  
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022
The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has today announced casting for its forthcoming production of All's Well That Ends Well, which runs between 16 August – 8 October 2022 in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon.
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022
Folger Theatre returns to live performances this summer with one of William Shakespeare's most magical and beloved comedies, A Midsummer Night's Dream. This romantic and mischievous romp will be produced as part of the National Building Museum's Summer Block Party on stage at The Playhouse that is being built from the ground up inside the Museum's majestic Great Hall.
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022
The hit production TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL today announces new casting for the critically acclaimed production which continues at the Aldwych Theatre as rehearsals begin for the new Company. From 29 June 2022 Aisha Jawando and new cast member Elesha Paul Moses will share the role of Tina, with Caleb Roberts joining to play Ike.
by Steve Callahan - May 23, 2022
Opera Theatre Saint Louis opens its 47th season with a splendid 'Carmen'. Read our BWW critic's review.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022
New York Classical Theatre has announced casting for Shakespeare’s romantic adventure Cymbeline, directed by Stephen Burdman. The production will be presented from June 14 to July 10, 2022 at public parks in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
by Lauren Gienow - Jun 9, 2022
A riveting production of Shakespeare's RICHARD III at the brand new (and gorgeous) Tom Patterson Theatre. Directed by Antoni Cimolino and starring Colm Feore, this production offers an impressive take on one of Shakespeare's greatest villains. With a skilled company and stunning design and effects, this production is certain to leave audiences talking about it long after the performers take their final bow.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2022
NYU’s 181 Mercer Street building, opening spring 2023, will become home to a permanent and evolving memorial to the African Grove Theatre, the first Black theater in the country that made history on the corner of Mercer and Bleecker Streets in 1821.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022
Following the recent announcement of Guy Masterson and Bill Cain's 9 Circles at Park Theatre, the company have announced Daniel Bowerbank as the final cast member to join the cast.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022
Hariri Pontarini Architects has won the top Canadian honour, the Governor General's Medal in Architecture, for the design of the new Tom Patterson Theatre.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2022
Theater for the New City & Ananim Productions present a new play by David Willinger: EXISTENCE A Theatre and Video Hybrid.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022
Shakespeare & Company has announced the cast of Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare, to be staged outdoors at the Company's New Spruce Theatre, July 2 through August 14.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022
Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced its 35th Season! A partnership with one of this city’s leading Black theatre companies. A homegrown holiday hearth-warmer. Two original CHI-made works each featuring unconventional central characters. A twirl around five extraordinary homespun districts, and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022
The Gray Mallard Theater Company has announced the inaugural production of SHAKESPEARE at the PUB with The Tragedy of Richard III at Sociable Cider Werks, directed by Noa Egozi.
by Bryony Rae Taylor - Jun 28, 2022
Australian actor Daniel Monks (Pulse, Teenage Dick) discusses opening the long-awaited revival of The Seagull, penned by Anya Reiss and directed by Jamie Lloyd.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2022
From House of Cards writer Bill Cain and The Shark is Broken director Guy Masterson, the European premiere of 9 Circles is based on a true story of a repatriated US Army Private accused of war crimes.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2022
Great River Shakespeare Festival opens its 2022 Season this week with three consecutive opening night performances at the WSU Performing Arts Center in Winona, MN.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 27, 2022
The US premiere and strictly limited, nine-week New York engagement of David Hare’s new play, Straight Line Crazy, starring Ralph Fiennes as Robert Moses and directed by Nicholas Hytner and Jamie Armitage, will be presented this fall at The Shed.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2022
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has released production photos of Anna in the Tropics, the second show of the 2022 Mainstage Season.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 23, 2022
The 5th Avenue Theatre will complete its 2021/22 Season with a musical radio play production of Wonder Boy, a moving and poignant new musical about a transgender man attempting to find a new normal in his identity.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022
Disney Theatrical Productions announced that Frozen is extending until March 2023 due to public demand. Find out who's joining the cast and how to purchase tickets!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2022
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the cast and company for a new production of The Tempest running this summer from 22 July - 22 October, directed by Sean Holmes. Shakespeare's tumultuous tale of reckoning and redemption will be brought to life by the Globe Ensemble, who have been thrilling audiences in the critically acclaimed season opening production of Much Ado About Nothing which runs until 23 October.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022
TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL today released rehearsal images for the new Company.  From 29 June 2022 Aisha Jawando and new cast member Elesha Paul Moses will share the role of Tina, with Caleb Roberts joining to play Ike. Check out photos here!
by Alex Freeman - Jun 21, 2022
Coming out of the pandemic, there were a ton of Artistic and Executive Leadership positions open at institutions across the country, and as those roles have been filled, that has opened up other jobs - causing the leadership jobs carousel to keep on spinning.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2022
Mistaken identities and foolhardy love affairs abound in The Vinegar Tree, Paul Osborn's rarely produced 1930 comedy of manners, directed by Abigail Adams and onstage at People's Light June 29 through July 24.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2022
The Stratford Festival is welcoming audiences back to the Studio Theatre as performances begin for director ted witzel's production of Every Little Nookie.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022
To mark the 10th season of the Meighen Forum, the Stratford Festival has curated a season of sought-after voices to take us behind the curtain of this year's productions and to explore compelling, timely topics reflected in the 2022 playbill.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022
Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, in a new production by Ruth Stage, will play The Theater at St. Clements (423 W. 46th Street) beginning previews July 15, and opening night is set for July 24. The original scheduled run of this production, which had been announced for January, 2022, was postponed due to the ongoing health crisis.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022
Due to rehearsal schedule changes, The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of RICHARD III at The Delacorte Theater is delaying its first preview to Tuesday, June 21st. Get the full schedule for the show here. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022
The Public Theater will begin performances on Tuesday, June 21 for the upcoming Free Shakespeare in the Park production of RICHARD III at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park. The cast includes Danai Gurira (Richard III), Daniel J. Watts (Catesby Ratcliffe), Ali Stroker (Anne) and more. Check out rehearsal photos here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022
The Public Theater announced the schedule today for The Public’s 2022-23 Season at the Public Theater. Learn all about the shows, schedule and how to get tickets.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022
The storied career of actor Al Pacino is to be celebrated in a one night only fundraiser Al Pacino Live on Stage, presented on Thursday, June 23 at 8:00 pm at Gindi Auditorium American Jewish University. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022
The Stratford Festival’s new Tom Patterson Theatre will open its doors to its second production on Tuesday, June 14, as director Scott Wentworth’s production of All’s Well That Ends Well begins performances.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 12, 2022
The cast has been announced for A Medusa Thread. A partnership with NY Classical Theatre and the West Harlem Art Fund on Governors Island in Nolan Park (Building 10B) for FREE -- Saturday, June 25th at noon.
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022
Simon Russell Beale has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for THE LEHMAN TRILOGY.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2022
Jordi Mand’s new adaptation of the classic children’s story Little Women comes to vibrant life in a production directed by Esther Jun at the Stratford Festival’s Avon Theatre beginning on June 11.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022
A group of actors – the Bit-Players of the title – decide it's time they got the recognition they've always deserved, and the roles they were born to play. But in taking radical action to realise their dreams, they might just discover that there are no small parts, only small actors...
by Team BWW - Jun 1, 2022
Off-Broadway is back and better than ever, with countless new shows soon opening across Manhattan and beyond. BroadwayWorld is helping you pick what to see next by rounding up our top recommended theatre each month. Coming up this June is a Pulitzer Prize winner, an all new musical, and so much more!
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jul 4, 2022
Directed by outgoing RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran and starring Arthur Hughes, the new production of Shakespeare's Richard III has now opened at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon. What did the critics think?
by Grace Cutler - Jul 2, 2022
Steppenwolf Theatre Company will welcome Chicago actor Jos N. Banks (He/They) to the cast of its hit play CHOIR BOY, written by Oscar-winning ensemble member Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight).
by Gary Naylor - Jul 1, 2022
Gregory Doran brings the RSC's decade long History cycle to its conclusion with a worthy, if wordy, Richard III
by Jennifer Broski - Jul 1, 2022
The Public Theater just celebrated opening night of Free Shakespeare in the Park production of RICHARD III at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park. The shows marks Robert O'Hara's Free Shakespeare in the Park debut and welcomes Danai Gurira back to The Delacorte after 11 years in the title role.
by Jennifer Broski - Jul 1, 2022
The Public Theater just celebrated opening night of Free Shakespeare in the Park production of RICHARD III at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park. BroadwayWorld was there for the big day and we have photos from the red carpet arrivals!

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