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by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
The Players announces its next Pipe Night, honoring Tony Award-nominated composer and writer Joe Iconis (Be More Chill). A favorite Players tradition that has celebrated significant cultural figures for over a century, the Pipe Night for Mr. Iconis will be held on Monday, September 9th starting at 6:30 pm at The Players, located at 16 Gramercy Park South. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Divining Bernhardt is a live one-woman comedy that explores the power of connection and inter-generational mentorship through the multimedia languages of today. The biographical clock is ticking for wallflower scholar, Phoebe Wainwright, who is desperate to complete her life's work based on troubled and charismatic 19th Century stage diva Sarah Bernhardt. Bernhardt offers Phoebe a front row seat on a wild and intimate ride, bestowing the interview of a lifetime. Bernhardt challenges Phoebe to find inspiration, confidence and stamina beyond her academic dreams.
by Rachel Weinberg - Sep 25, 2019
Terri McMahon's performance and Theresa Rebeck's script demonstrate that Sarah Bernhardt was not one to back down from a challenge, either on the stage or in life.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Good Mood Records will celebrate the vocalist and songwriter NORA YORK with a special tribute concert at Joe's Pub on on Monday, October 7 at 7:00 PM. This event will help launch the new album Swoon a?" the posthumous release produced by and featuring her collaborator Jamie Lawrence a?" featuring unreleased, never-before-heard compositions and interpretations of pop classics, which will be available on Friday, October 4.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Pulitzer Prize finalist Theresa Rebeck celebrates and sends up the art of theater-making through a look at the original diva-legendary leading lady Sarah Bernhardt-as she defies gender norms to assume the role of a lifetime.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
Last night, Monday, September 9, 2019, The Players honored Tony Award-nominated composer and writer Joe Iconis (Be More Chill) with a Pipe Night, a club tradition that has celebrated significant cultural figures for over a century.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
Good Mood Records will celebrate the vocalist and songwriter NORA YORK with a special tribute concert at Joe's Pub on Monday, October 7 at 7:00 PM. This event will help launch the new album Swoon a?' the posthumous release produced by and featuring her collaborator Jamie Lawrence a?' featuring unreleased, never-before-heard compositions and interpretations of pop classics, which is available starting today, Friday, October 4.
by Review Roundups - Oct 28, 2019
MCC Theater presents the New York premiere of Seared by Pulitzer Prize finalist and two-time Emmy Award nominee Theresa Rebeck.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019
The Auditorium Theatre, a National Historic Landmark, commemorates its 130th birthday on Monday, December 9, 2019, by opening its doors to all with free daytime tours and a free Open House in the evening.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Theater Resources Unlimited presents the Writer-Producer Speed Date, a unique opportunity to pitch a project to a roomful of New York producers and artistic directors on Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 4:30pm to 8:30pm at the newly opened 797 Studios, 797 Eighth Avenue (betw. 48th and 49th), 3rd floor, NYC.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019
Galveston's Grand 1894 Opera House - celebrating its 125th Anniversary with 'A Legendary Season' - opened mid September with the world-renowned Paul Anka singing the best of Sinatra and continues through early May, 2020 when this legendary season concludes with the iconic Temptations. For more information about all the performances scheduled and to purchase tickets, visit online at www.thegrand.com or call the box office at 409.765.1894 or 800.821.1894. The Grand's box office is located at 2020 Postoffice Street.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival, which is entering its 85th year, today announced the casts for the 2020 season, featuring some of the most beloved performers from OSF's history alongside newcomers from around the country. OSF is one of the most prominent theatre companies across the nation that have joined the Jubilee, a yearlong nationwide commitment by theatres to feature work generated by those who have traditionally been excluded from or marginalized by the theatre industry. Five Shakespeare plays staged as four productions, alongside two new plays inspired by him, take the Festival's stages in 2020. Two more commissions from OSF's multi-decade commissioning program American Revolutions: the United States History Cycle will also premiere.
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019
Artistic Director Anda Winters is delighted to announce a new season of UK and International performance and visual art, which includes 5 UK and world premieres, with work by Christopher Hampton, Thomas Lebrun, Bruce McLean, Simon Armitage, Bongsu Park, Alix Sobler and Caroline Wright and a new name The Coronet Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
Actress Brooke Markham known for the CW's In the Dark, Friend Request, Youtube Red's Foursome and Fullscreen's Cassandra French's Finishing School is starring in a new experiential production of Shakespeare's Hamlet in North Hollywood. Kelsey Landon is set to direct and will produce with Emma Berdie Donson and Brooke Markham
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019
New York Live Arts (Live Arts) to present the New York premiere of Netta Yerushalmy's Paramodernities, March 14-17, 2019, having commissioned the work as part of the Live Feed Residency Program. The complete six-part encyclopedic series is a multidisciplinary work that weaves theory and performance into a four-hour-long hybrid event. Yerushalmy and a cast of 20 dancers and scholars, ranging in age from 20 to 68, perform deconstructed installments of Nijinsky's “Sacre” (1913), Graham's “Night Journey” (1947), Ailey's “Revelations” (1960), a mix of Cunningham works “Rainforest,” “Sounddance”, “Points in Space”, “Beach Birds”,  and “Ocean” (1968-1990), dance numbers from the 1969 Fosse's film “Sweet Charity”, and a response to Balanchine's “Agon” (1957) that includes none of the original choreography.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019
The Goodman Theatre announces the new 2019/2020 Season of 'Theater That Moves'-three world premiere productions (including a new musical), four Chicago premieres and a major revival of a beloved contemporary classic-on the theater's two stages (the 856-seat Albert Theatre and 350-seat flexible Owen Theatre).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019
Unicorn Theatre, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cynthia Levin, announces the 46th season of thought provoking new plays that will delve into today's most pressing social issues and reflect on our history through a modern lens. This season will include a new musical, a world premiere and two new comedies. The new season will open September 4th, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019
Where Do All the Ghosts Go? is a dark comedy about the demolition of a historic NYC building and the ghosts of significant people who have made it their post-life home. They must convince a young lesbian couple that ghosts really exist in order to get their help. Written and directed by Barbara Kahn. Set and Lights by Mark Marcante. Prop design by Lytza Colon. Costumes by Everett Clark. Sound by Joy Linsheid. With Chloe Simone Crawford, David Leeper, Christopher Lowe, Sarah Teed, Steph Van Vlack, Ashley Versher, Fleur Voorn. 155 First Ave (9th & 10th Sts). April 11-28 2019. Thus-Sat at 8pm, Sun at 3pm. Res/Info: 212-254-1109
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019
Edmond de Bergerac, Alexis Michalik's hilarious comedy and French theatre phenomenon, will have its UK premiere at Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 15 30 March with a star cast led by Freddie Fox as Edmond Rostand, alongside Henry Goodman as Constant Coquelin, Josie Lawrence as Sarah Bernhardt and Chizzy Akudolu as Maria.
by Nicole Ackman - Mar 14, 2019
In Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, Gwendolen says, "In matters of grave importance, style, not sincerity, is the vital thing." It seems that NY Classical's new production took this quip to heart as their stylizing replaces more nuanced characterization at times, at least in the gender-reversed version.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019
Goodman Theatre announces the casting and creative teams for its 2019/2020 "Theater That Moves" Season openers. The season kicks-off September 6 in the Owen Theatre with the world premiere of Lucas Hnath's Dana H., adapted from interviews with Dana Higginbotham conducted by Steve Cosson and directed by Les Waters.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019
Diablo Ballet opens the new year with the second program of its landmark 25th Season, Balanchine and Beyond, February 1-2, 2019, at the Del Valle Theatre in Walnut Creek. This program features three ballets including the classic masterpiece Apollo by George Balanchine.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
Catch the final performances of Seattle's beloved and improbably successful Bohemia before it heads to Europe for an engagement at the Ballhaus Berlin. The illustrious Triple Door transforms into 1890s Prague in Bohemia, a story about love, classical music, art nouveau, green fairies and absinthe. Presented by Opal Peachey and Mark Siano, this musical combines live orchestral music from composers Antonín Dvořák and Frédéric Chopin, with original musical works by Mark Siano and Dayton Allemann. The set and costumes are inspired by the art of Alphonse Mucha; and historic artists Sarah Bernhardt and George Sand interweave with beautiful green fairies, aerial numbers, dance, burlesque, classical piano battles, comedy, and new and original songs. 
by Steve Callahan - Jan 28, 2020
Winter Opera St. Louis continues its 13th season with a most charming production of Gaetano Donizetti's comic La fille du regiment (The Daughter of the Regiment).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre will present the divine comedy An Act of God, February 13 - March 8, with previews February 11 and 12. Due to a large advance, and the increasingly popularity of the Ellen Arnold Groff Studio Series, An Act of God is adding a week of performances, which was originally scheduled to close on March 1.
by Jay Irwin - Jan 19, 2020
a?oeBohemiaa?? is back! That fabulous burlesque show from the minds of Opal Peachey and Mark Siano is back for one last time at The Triple Door before they wing their way off to Berlin to perform at the Ballhaus Berlin. With new cast members and characters, the classiest burlesque show you'll ever see has tightened up the story from their initial incarnation but still keeping it just as fun and frothy as before.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019
The illustrious Triple Door transforms into 1890s Prague in Bohemia, a story about love, classical music, art nouveau, green fairies and absinthe. Presented by Opal Peachey and Mark Siano, this new musical combines live orchestral music from composers Antonin Dvorak and Frederic Chopin, with original musical works; a set inspired by the art of Alphonse Mucha; and historic artists Sarah Bernhardt and George Sand interweave with beautiful green fairies, aerial numbers, dance, burlesque, classical piano battles, comedy, and new and original songs.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019
The Fulton Theatre swings into the new year with one of Broadway's longest running musicals, Chicago. Opening on January 24, 2019, the Fulton's distinctive production of Chicago is set to be the hottest show of the season, and will channel the alluring luster of 1920's vaudeville. Featuring a two story band stand, flying jail cells, and set elements that extend into the audience, Chicago is sure to be a spectacle so alluring it should be criminal. The dazzling set was designed by Adam Koch, who recently wowed audiences with his set design for Fulton Theatre's The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The Fulton's costumes are a departure from the simple all-black garb of the Broadway revival. Featuring glistening sequins, feathers, and boas, the Fulton's costumes epitomize one of the show's most iconic numbers, "Razzle Dazzle". The exquisite costumes are designed by Fulton regular, Ryan J. Moller, who has crafted wardrobes for some of the Fulton Theatre's biggest shows including Disney's Beauty and the Beast and Robin and Clark's Treasure Island, A Musical Adventure.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning play wright Tennessee Williams, take a look through the fading memory books of Tom's fractured life in The Glass Menagerie. Living with his controlling mother and introverted sister Laura, who lives in her own world of make believe, Tom struggles as the pillar of his family. As the memories are revealed, Tom and his mother Amanda, wish for nothing more than for Laura to find a loving husband. When Tom sets up a blind date for his sister with his coworker from the shoe warehouse, Amanda's obsession and frustration is pushed to new extremes, while Laura is left vulnerable and exposed like her glass figurines.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
The production of Chicago at the Fulton Theatre has added 6 more performances and is now extended through February 24th!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019
Edmond de Bergerac, Alexis Michalik's hilarious comedy and French theatre phenomenon, will have its UK premiere at Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 15 30 March with a star cast led by Freddie Fox as Edmond Rostand, alongside Henry Goodman as Constant Coquelin, Josie Lawrence as Sarah Bernhardt and Chizzy Akudolu as Maria.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
Geffen Playhouse today announced the full cast for its West Coast premiere of Bernhardt/Hamlet, written by Theresa Rebeck (Dead Accounts, Seminar) and directed by Sarna Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George). The production features Diane Venora (Bird, Romeo + Juliet) as Sarah Bernhardt.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019
Geffen Playhouse today announced eight productions that will make up its 2019/2020 season, with one additional production to be announced. This marks the second lineup curated by Artistic Director Matt Shakman and the 24th season for the Los Angeles theater. The season will launch Tuesday, August 20, 2019 and run through Sunday, July 19, 2020.
by Charles Shubow - Feb 15, 2019
Go back in time to 1665 and learn about the theatre world in London.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019
Diablo Ballet opens the new year with the second program of its landmark 25th Season, Balanchine and Beyond, February 1-2, 2019, at the Del Valle Theatre in Walnut Creek. This program features three ballets including the classic masterpiece Apollo by George Balanchine.
by Ben Rimalower - Feb 1, 2019
Well, next up in decluttering my apartment is clearing out the big, tall stack of different Guys and Dolls CDs I've spent a few decades collecting. I think I could hack this particular task without any tears (or maybe like you know without having to blog about it) were it not for that gorgeous black square with the orange and yellow title letters thrown into the air alongside perfect pair of cartoon dice. 1992 Grammy Award-winning New Broadway Cast Recording, it's gonna be hard to leave you, baby.
by Alan Portner - Dec 9, 2019
A strong cast presents an excellent Unicorn production of a very new play, Bernhardt/Hamlet, A Woman Unbounda by Theresa Rebeck. Bernhardt/Hamlet is a smart, comedic, reasonably accurate portrait of a middle-aged, financially strapped, giant of the nineteenth century French stage still with her powers intact, but with a paucity of mountains she still desires to climb.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018
The illustrious Triple Door transforms into 1890s Prague in Bohemia, a story about love, classical music, art nouveau, green fairies and absinthe. Presented by Opal Peachey and Mark Siano, this new musical combines live orchestral music from composers Antonin Dvorak and Frederic Chopin, with original musical works; a set inspired by the art of Alphonse Mucha; and historic artists Sarah Bernhardt and George Sand interweave with beautiful green fairies, aerial numbers, dance, burlesque, classical piano battles, comedy, and new and original songs.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018
Diablo Ballet opens the new year with the second program of its landmark 25th Season, Balanchine and Beyond, February 1-2, 2019, at the Del Valle Theatre in Walnut Creek.  This program features three ballets including the classic masterpiece Apollo by George Balanchine.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019
Pulitzer Prize finalist Theresa Rebeck celebrates and sends up the art of theater-making through a look at the original diva-legendary leading lady Sarah Bernhardt-as she defies gender norms to assume the role of a lifetime.
by TV News Desk - Aug 26, 2019
Good Mood Records will celebrate the vocalist and songwriter NORA YORK with the album Swoon, featuring unreleased, never-before-heard compositions and interpretations of pop classics, onFriday, October 4. The posthumous release is produced by and features her collaborator Jamie Lawrence. York, hailed as “an ingenious, radical, extravagant talent” by The New Yorker and “singer-songwriter-truthteller” by The Village Voice, was renowned for her soulful voice and hypnotic stage presence, in addition to her original songs and thought-provoking musical juxtapositions of contemporary jazz and pop music. Swoon, which features artwork by Nora's husband and artistic collaborator Jerry Kearns, will be available on all digital and streaming platforms, and on CD from CD Baby. A tribute concert will be held at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, on Monday, October 7 at 7:00 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's beloved, Evita, September 19 through October 13, with previews on September 17 and 18. This show has tangoed its way into audience's hearts around the world for the past 41 years and continues to be relevant and impactful today.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
United Solo, the world's largest solo theatre festival, is bringing together over 130 shows from all over the world for its tenth anniversary. These shows will offer audiences intimate theatre experiences highlighting the talent, unique perspectives, and storytelling prowess of participating artists. Many promising shows have captured the public's imagination, have sold out their first performances at the Festival, and may now be offered additional performances. Fourteen bestselling shows are now sold out at United Solo. Three of these SOLD-OUT shows are part of THE BEST OF category, which recognizes the greatest artistic achievements of United Solo's first decade.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2019
A glorious group of ghosts are converging on Theater for the New City - and it has nothing to do with the theater's annual Halloween ball slated for later in the year.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019
El encuentro entre un seminarista con la reconocida actriz Sarah Bernhardt, quien en 1905 visita un pueblo canadiense, desata la polémica al proponer una obra protagonizada por ella, escrita a partir de la vida de otro seminarista que considera a la fe como única forma de salir de la miseria, punto que recrea La divina ilusión, a cargo de la compañía Los Endebles, A.C., y Petit Comité Teatro, quienes retoman la obra de Michel Marc Bouchard, traducida al español y dirigida por Boris Schoemann.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2019
We've caught Tony fever here at BroadwayWorld, and it's spreading! Follow us throughout the day, as we'll bring you Tony nominee reactions, exclusive reports, surprises, behind the scenes coverage and oh, so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre has announced the most exciting season in the theatre's 166-year history! The Fulton "Engages Life Through Art" through three distinct series serving over 160,000 patrons through diverse programing reflecting the broad make-up of the Lancaster community and greater region of eastern Pennsylvania. The 2019-2020 season, with three regional premieres, begins September 17 and continues through July 26.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019
Puccini's story of the strong-willed diva returns to the Kennedy Center stage in WNO's Tosca, from May 11 25, 2019. Tickets start at $35.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019
Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) Incoming Artistic Director Nataki Garrett and Artistic Director Bill Rauch announced the Festival's 2020 playbill today. The season celebrates OSF's ongoing commitment to the work of Shakespeare, imaginative adaptations of beloved classics and illuminating new plays in a Jubilee year that includes two world-premiere American Revolutions commissions for only the second time in the Festival's history.