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Cast Complete for PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS, Starring Denise Gough at St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse continues its rich history of partnering with the UK's foremost theaters and theater makers, presenting the American Premiere of the National Theatre/Headlong production of Duncan Macmillan's People, Places & Things. Directed by Jeremy Herrin, the production was one of last season's must-see shows in the West End, following a hugely successful run at the National. Casting is now complete for the American Premiere at St. Ann's. (more...)

Berkeley Playhouse Celebrates 10 Years of Performances and Community Programming
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Berkeley Playhouse, the award-winning theater company for all ages, celebrates ten years of innovative and socially relevant performances, outreach initiatives, and youth curriculum through the Conservatory that are as diverse as the community it serves. As the tenth anniversary season kicks off this fall with the East Bay Premiere of the heavenly musical comedy, Sister Act (September 22-October 22, 2017), the leadership team-including founding Artistic Director Elizabeth McKoy, Managing Director Gretchen Feyer, (more...)

CMT San Jose Announces 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Children's Musical Theater San Jose (CMT San Jose), a nationally acclaimed theater company honored 10 times by the NEA and the oldest operating performing arts organization in San Jose, announced its 50th Anniversary season of shows. (more...)

2017/18 Professional Training Institute Ensemble Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is pleased to announce the 2017/18 Professional Training Institute (PTI) ensemble, an advanced actor training program for students in 8th-12th grade who may have an interest in pursuing a career as a professional theater artist.   The 2017/18 PTI ensemble includes Elliott Brotherhood, Juliana Garcia-Malacara-Flynn, Lindsay Gleason, Durran Goodwin Jr., Kamani Graham, Meguire Hennes, Nathan Kabara, Maricella Kessenich, Logan Muñoz, Bradley Nowacek, Reese Parish, Dominic Schiro, Payton Elizabeth Stovall, Kenyon Terrell, Saleaqua Winston, and Mainyia Xiong.  These sixteen students hailing from fourteen different high schools will receive free training from some of the top theater professionals in the world, culminating in a capstone summer performance where they will be employed as paid, professional actors. (more...)

Cortland Repertory Theatre Announces Events and Shows Coming Up This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown is announcing their upcoming 3rd Annual Fall Season of shows, concerts and events at the new performing arts center located at 24 Port Watson Street in historic downtown Cortland. (more...)

Rose Theater Announces the Cast of MADAGASCAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Rose Theater is pleased to announce the cast of its upcoming production, Madagascar: A Musical Adventure, playing October 6-22, 2017. The show is being directed by long-time Rose artist educator Kevin Ehrhart. (more...)

The Alliance Theatre and Aurora Theatre Lead Suzi Bass Awards Nominations; Full List Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Suzi Bass Awards revealed nominations for the 2016-2017 Atlanta professional theatre season on Monday evening, September 18, to patrons and industry artists. (more...)

Kick Off Fall with New Folgers' Simply Gourmet Coffee
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The fall beverages that coffee enthusiasts long for year-round have officially made their way back onto menus. It may come as a surprise that many of these seasonal favorites do not contain the ingredients their names imply. Enter Folgers Simply Gourmet Coffee a new line that maintains the perfect balance of 100 percent Arabica coffee and real, natural flavors. (more...)

Immersion Theatre Announces 2018 UK Tour of THE JUNGLE BOOK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Following their critically-acclaimed 2017 summer tour of The Wind in the Willows, Immersion Theatre Company are thrilled to announce that they will be bringing their trademark energy to their wildest show yet, a brand new musical adaptation of the family classic, The Jungle Book! (more...)

Hands Up to See Ducklings at The Court Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

There's going to be a real quack-up these school holidays. The Ugly Duckling is flocking to The Court Theatre as a fully-fledged puppet show. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/1 - MY FAIR LADY, PIPPIN, and More!
by BWW Special - Sep 1, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature My Fair Lady, Pippin, and More! (more...)

Full Casting Announced for UK Tour of SON OF A PREACHER MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The full cast is announced for heart-warming new musical Son of a Preacher Man. Joining Diana Vickers, Debra Stephenson and Ian Reddington in the 2017 tour are Michael Howe, Michelle Long, Kate Hardisty, Cassiopeia Berkeley-Agyepong, Lewis Kidd, Liam Vincent-Kilbride, Jon Bonner, Rachel McAllister, Ellie-Jane Goddard, Gary Mitchinson and Jess Barker. (more...)

CMT San Jose Announces 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Children's Musical Theater San Jose (CMT San Jose), a nationally acclaimed theater company honored 10 times by the NEA and the oldest operating performing arts organization in San Jose, announced its 50th Anniversary season of shows. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 30, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! Extends Again at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

The Old Globe today announced that due to popular demand, the exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood! has now extended again, through September 10! This is the second and final extension for the hit show, which previously announced a one-week addition through September 3. The production plays in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Single tickets start at $45 and are on sale now. (more...)

Natalie Dormer and David Oakes in Star VENUS IN FUR at Theatre Royal Haymarket
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

TRH Productions have released the exclusive first image of Natalie Dormer and David Oakes prior the West End premiere of David Ives' hit Broadway play Venus in Fur which will run for a strictly limited nine week engagement at the Theatre Royal Haymarket run from 6 October to 9 December with opening night for press on 17 October. (more...)

Flint Youth Theatre Presents THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Flint Youth Theatre - Michigan's Professional Theatre for Young Audiences presents 'The Adventures of Robin Hood' by Oliver Emanual. Performances for this hilarious and innovative new play begin Friday August 11 and run through Sunday Aug 20. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Cate Blanchett to Play Lucille Ball in Aaron Sorkin-Scripted Drama
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Amazon Studios has acquired LUCY AND DESI, a drama written by WEST WING scribe Aaron Sorkin. Cate Blanchett will reportedly take on the role of the legendary comedian and television pioneer, Lucille Ball. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 6, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 5, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Maryland Ensemble Theatre Presents YOUNG CAMELOT AND THE FIGHT FOR THE HOLY GRAIL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) family theatre, The FUN Company presents their annual community collaboration with Frederick Community College and the youth of Frederick County with Young Camelot and the Fight for the Holy Grail by MET ensemble member Sarah Shulman. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 4, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! (more...)

The FRINGE-y 5: NATE EPPLER's Adventures in FRINGEland
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 4, 2017

The most wonderful time of the year is quickly drawing to a close: 2017 Sideshow Fringe Festival opened last week only runs through this Sunday, August 6, but until then you have a jam-packed calendar of creative, imaginative and adventurous theater to inspire you and to enlighten you - perhaps even enough to keep you satisfied until the 2018 rendition rolls around. (more...)

Complete Company and Creative Team Announced for Old Globe's Pam Farr Summer Shakespeare Studio
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete company and creative team for the Pam Farr Summer Shakespeare Studio, named for a Globe board member whose generosity supports a four-week program for rising 9th - 12th grade students and recent high school graduates to develop foundational skills for reading, interpreting, and performing Shakespeare's plays, and to cultivate their own artistic voice through storytelling and creating original material. (more...)

Latino Public Broadcasting Presents 6 New Films for Hispanic Heritage Month
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Six new films from Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) will premiere on public television's WORLD Channel in conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month 2017 (September 15-October 15). (more...)

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's Brilliant THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD is Mesmerizing
by Tyler Hinton - Aug 30, 2017

THE HEART OF Robin Hood at Hale Centre Theatre is a show that is difficult to describe but is so delightful and thrilling that you deserve to discover it for yourself. It is the pinnacle of what local theatre can be with a brilliant vision and a world-class production filled to the brim with creativity as it adheres to that vision. Truly enough cannot be said about how every detail combines to create an experience that is mesmerizing. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 3, 2017
by - Aug 3, 2017

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

The FRINGE-y 5: MATTHEW MARCUM's Existential Take on The Fringe
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 3, 2017

Today, our FRINGE-y 5 spotlight focuses on internationally recognized performance artist, producer and educator Matthew Marcum, whose work combines text, sound, movement, and optics to create contemporary theatre productions, live art events, conceptual installations and educational workshops. Marcum holds a dual MFA in Theatre Performance Making from The University of Chichester in the U.K. and the California Institute of Integral Studies as well as an MA in Interdisciplinary Arts from Columbia College Chicago. (more...)

BWW Review: 'Robin Hood!' at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Aug 3, 2017

Robin Hood! at The Old Globe proves that the Legend of Robin Hood and Sherwood Forest is as alive and ever. It's hard to keep a good legend down, and like other heroes Robin Hood is always ready for his return to pop culture. Not that he really ever truly left, having been portrayed in movies and on stage for the last 80 years, and in stories for longer than that. The new work by Ken Ludwig commissioned by the Old Globe 'Robin Hood' proves that it was time for yet another fun frolic through the forest with Robin and his band of Merry Men! (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Presents the World Premiere of MILLER, MISSISSIPPI
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

2017 Regional Theatre Tony Award® Recipient Dallas Theater Center presents the world premiere of Miller, Mississippi; a new play written by Boo Killebrew and directed by Lee Sunday Evans. Beginning with a Pay-What-You-Can performance on Wednesday, Aug. 30 at 7:30 p.m., the production runs through Sunday, Oct. 1 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre Studio Theatre. Press Night will be Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to Miller, Mississippi are on sale now at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org and by phone at (214) 880-0202. (more...)

Maryland Ensemble Theatre Presents YOUNG CAMELOT AND THE FIGHT FOR THE HOLY GRAIL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) family theatre, The FUN Company presents their annual community collaboration with Frederick Community College and the youth of Frederick County with Young Camelot and the Fight for the Holy Grail by MET ensemble member Sarah Shulman. For generations, the sorcery students at Avalon Academy and the knights in training partook in a passionate rivalry while the ladies stood on the sidelines. All of that, however, is about to change. Sarah Shulman is a local playwright who wrote the recent MET collaborations Piper, Robin Hood, and The Young Olympians. (more...)

National Theatre Wales Confirms Professional and Community Cast for WE'RE STILL HERE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

A combination of professional actors - including a local steelworker - and a community cast from Port Talbot will be performing in National Theatre Wales & Common Wealth's We're Still Here. This new production tackles one of the biggest symbols of Wales' industrial past and present; the Port Talbot steelworks. (more...)

SHEAR MADNESS Celebrates 30 Years at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts's production of Shear Madness, the uproarious whodunit that holds the Guiness world record as the longest-running play in America, celebrates 30 years of hair-raising hilarity as it resumes performances tonight, August 29, in the Kennedy Center Theater Lab. (more...)

SMASH Star, Dallas Locals, Broadway and West End Talent Create Tribe for Dallas Theater Center's HAIR Cast
by Kyle Christopher West - Aug 28, 2017

The cast is made up of Diane and Hal Brierley Resident Acting Company Members Ace Anderson (Inherit the Wind, Public Works Dallas The Tempest, A Christmas Carol 2016) as Hud and Tiana Kaye Johnson (HOOD: The Robin Hood Musical Adventure, ELECTRA, A CHRISTMAS CAROL 2016) as Sheila. In addition, the cast includes Monique Abry as Crissy, Kia Nicole Boyer as Jeanie, Jaime Cepero (NBC'S SMASH) as Claude, Ayanna Edwards (DREAMGIRLS) as Dionne, Chris Peluso (London's MISS SAIGON, Broadway's WICKED) as Berger and Christopher Llewyn Ramirez (HOOD: The Robin Hood Musical Adventure) as Woof. The Tribe is made up of Kevin Curtis, Joey Donoian, Kelsey Leigh Ervi, Kyle Igneczi, Valton Jackson, Quintin Jones Jr., Laura Lites, Taylor Nash, Mayte Natalio and Gabrielle Reyes (BELLA: An American Tall Tale, Dreamgirls). (more...)

Dunkin' Donuts' Coffee at Home Introduces Its New Cold Brew Coffee Packs Now Available at Grocery Stores Nationwide
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Dunkin' Donuts Coffee at Home announced the launch of its all-new Dunkin' Donuts Cold Brew Coffee Packs, a "Brew-It-Yourself" take on the category that has the rich, smooth, full-bodied flavor of cold brew, and can be made at home in just three easy steps. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: A FOX ON THE FAIRWAY Will Get UK Premiere at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

A FOX ON THE FAIRWAY - two-time Olivier Award-winning playwright Ken Ludwig's comedy about a man's eternal affair with golf - will have its British premiere starting Friday, August 25 at the Queen's Theater Hornchurch (Billet Lane, Hornchurch). Directed by Philip Wilson, A FOX ON THE FAIRWAY plays through September 16 and kicks off the Queen's Theater's 2017-18 season. (more...)

BWW Interview: Cary Elwes from THE PRINCESS BRIDE
by Kathy Strain - Aug 24, 2017

What can be said about THE PRINCESS BRIDE that has not already been said? It is one of those movies that many people quote word for word. They watch it over and over and over and over again. Fans can't get enough. It's the go to movie for friends who don't know what movie to watch when sitting around the TV. But, why is it so popular? BWW San Antonio had a chance to speak recently with Westley/Dread Pirate Roberts himself, Mr. Cary Elwes, about this movie and what has kept it going so strong for so long. (more...)

The PAC Announces 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, PURCHASE COLLEGE (The PAC) is celebrating its 40th Anniversary with a step into the future and a nod to the past, with a curatorial eye towards honoring our history and prominently featuring the latest cutting-edge performances from artists who have been critical to our 40 years of success. (more...)

Shakespeare's HAMLET Extends at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Old Globe today announced due to popular demand, that William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, has now been extended through September 22.  (more...)


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The FRINGE-y 5: DIEGO GOMEZ On Being Led to The Fringe
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 2, 2017

It's the most wonderful time of the year for Nashville's theater community: 2017 Sideshow Fringe Festival opened last Thursday night with #ThrowbackThursdayLive! and a weekend jam-packed with offering for the most adventurous of theater-goers and as the action gears back up for another full calendar of events week, we pick back up with more FRINGE-y 5 interviews. Today, our spotlight focuses on Diego Gomez, an actor/writer/musician who is an integral part of 2017 Sidewhow Fringe Festival as writer of The Backpack, an original script performed last weekend, and as an actor in this week's Marian, Or (The True Story of Robin Hood). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 2, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

TRUE STORIES LIVE Welcomes Fringe Performers to Edinburgh International Book Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Fringe performers Shon Dale Jones (Hugh Hughes), Pauline Mayers and Athena Kugblenu are to escape into the calm of Edinburgh International Book Festival for unique storytelling event. (more...)

Hoipolloi and PBJ Management's Feast of the Fest Line Up Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Nish Kumar, Tommy Tiernan and The Royal Court's MANWATCHING have been announced among those taking part in an all-day takeover of Paines Plough Roundabout, in support of Save The Children's Rescue at Sea Appeal. (more...)

Lionsgate Announces Plans for Lionsgate Movie World at Jeju Shinhwa World
by Movies News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Landing Jeju Development Co., Ltd. , a wholly owned subsidiary of Landing International Development Limited (HKSE Code: 582) and the developer and operator of Jeju Shinhwa World, and global content leader Lionsgate today announced plans to develop Lionsgate Movie World at Jeju Shinhwa World (more...)

Nikki Amuka-Bird, Ellie Bamber, and More Join Donmar Warehouse's THE LADY FROM THE SEA, Full Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse today announced full casting for Elinor Cook's new version of Ibsen's masterpiece The Lady from the Sea. As previously announced Nikki Amuka-Bird will play Ellida, and she is joined by Ellie Bamber, Jake Fairbrother, Jim Findley, Jonny Holden, Finbar Lynch, Tom McKay and Helena Wilson. (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Hosts FAMILY DAY on 9/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Three of Sarasota's lead cultural organizations are joining forces this Labor Day weekend to present the first-ever FAMILY DAY Celebration. Combining arts exploration, education, and workshops, this special event provides youth and adults alike with a free and fun-filled day of arts and educational programs for the whole family. (more...)

Anatomy of a Showtune: Exploring the Magic of 'Friend Like Me' from Disney's ALADDIN
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 12, 2017

When Disney's Aladdin hit theaters in summer of 1992, the tale transported audiences to a whole new world of wonder, love, and adventure through the fictional streets of Agrabah. Following the titular street rat, Aladdin, from bread thief to Prince Ali, audiences were instantly captivated by the story, the characters, and most notably, the songs. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Flint Youth Theatre's THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Flint Youth Theatre - Michigan's Professional Theatre for Young Audiences - presents "The Adventures of Robin Hood" by Oliver Emanuel. Performances for this hilarious and innovative new play begin tonight, August 11, and run through Sunday Aug 20. Tickets are now on sale. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Bret Beaudry & Brandon A. Wright in action below! (more...)

The Old Globe to Offer Free SATURDAY MORNING SALSA! Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The Old Globe wants to make theatre matter to more people! So we invite friends, fleet-footed strangers, and everybody who wants to take their salsa dancing skills to the next level to our latest free AXIS event, Saturday Morning Salsa, on Saturday, August 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. (more...)

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