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BWW Review: Highs and Lows at the Short Play Competition at the Tampa Bay Theatre Festival
by Peter Nason - Sep 8, 2017

Deb Kelley's '11:11,' Lisa VillaMil's 'Hearsay' and Kevin Michael Wesson's 'No Hole, No Soul' stand out as the best of the competition. (more...)

BWW Interview: Cherrelle Skeete Talks THE SEAGULL At Lyric Hammersmith
by Cindy Marcolina - Sep 8, 2017

Cherrelle Skeete, who originated the character of Rose Granger Weasley in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, is now starring in the Lyric Hammersmith's production of The Seagull, which begins on 3 October. (more...)

Cast Announced for IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY at Stage 773
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

TimeLine Theatre Company announces casting and details for the second production of its 2017-2018 season-the Chicago premiere of IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY by Sarah Ruhl, directed by TimeLine Company Member Mechelle Moe. (more...)

Shenandoah Conservatory presents CABARET during the Musical's 50th Anniversary!
by Andrew Burrill - Sep 8, 2017

Shenandoah Conservatory's production of CABARET runs from Friday, September 29th through Sunday, October 2nd, in the Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre on the campus of Shenandoah University! (more...)

Christopher Lloyd to Headline Reading of POUND in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

On Monday, September 18th at 7pm, Triumvirate Artists will present a "one-night-only' reading of POUND by playwright Sean O'Leary featuring award winning actor Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future trilogy) as Ezra Pound and directed by Kathleen Butler.  The play is produced by Triumvirate Artists (John Essay, Daniel Butler and Kathleen Butler). (more...)

VIBRANT 2017 to Return for Ninth Consecutive Year at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Now in its ninth consecutive year, the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre - the coalface of British Theatre - presents Vibrant 2017 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, its annual explosion of new writing, performing on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays, 8, 9, 12, 15, 16, 19, 22, 23, 26 October 2017. (more...)

Nancy Anderson and Eddie Korbich Join THE PAJAMA GAME at Arena Stage; Full Company Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the complete company for The Pajama Game directed by Alan Paul in his Arena Stage debut, with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, and book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. (more...)

Dan Butler Steps in for Leslie Jordan in WARHOLCAPOTE at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) announces that Dan Butler has joined the cast of adaptor Rob Roth's new play WARHOLCAPOTE in the role of Truman Capote. He will appear with Stephen Spinella (Tony Award winner for Angels in America) who portrays artist Andy Warhol. (more...)

ANIMANIACS IN CONCERT! with Voice Artist Rob Paulsen Set to Tour the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Legendary voice actor Rob Paulsen, who has delighted generations of animation fanatics with his signature roles in "Pinky and the Brain," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," and dozens of other beloved film and television projects, is bringing the beloved "Animaniacs" to the stage beginning with a show in New York in October.  He will be again joined by "Animaniacs" composer Randy Rogel to present "Animaniacs In Concert!" with several shows scheduled throughout the year and into 2017.  (more...)

Sonoran Desert Chorale Announces To Everything There Is A Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

The Sonoran Desert Chorale announces the first concert of their 24th season. The concert, titled To Everything There Is a Season, reflects the gifts of all the seasons of life.  Pete Seeger's immortal folk ballad, Turn, Turn, Turn is the perfect framework for this first concert. It brings audiences the works of contemporary composers like Ola Gjeilo, Jake Runestad, and Kim Andre Arneson whose music contemplates loss and life's storms as well as evoking moments of joy and peace.   Performances of To Everything There Is a Season will take place Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 7:30 P.M. at First United Methodist Church, 15 E. First Avenue, Mesa and Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 3:00 P.M. at La Casa De Cristo Lutheran Church, 6300 E. Bell Road, Scottsdale.  Season and single performance tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Arnie Burton and Matt McGrath to Lead Keen Company's LONELY PLANET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Today Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced that Steven Dietz's landmark play Lonely Planet would star Arnie Burton (The Government Inspector) and Matt McGrath (The Legend of Georgia McBride).  The design team will include Anshuman Bhatia (scenic), Jennifer Paar (costumes), Paul Hudson (lighting) and Bart Fasbender (sound).  (more...)

Casting Announced for B and VICTORY CONDITION at the Royal Court
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Paul Kaye, Sarah Niles and Danusia Samal have been cast in B by Guillermo Calderon translated by William Gregory and directed by Royal Court Associate Director (International) Sam Pritchard. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Fall New Releases and Revivals
by Movies News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced its lineup of new releases for the 2017 fall/winter season, featuring Robin Campillo's BPM, Ruben Östlund's The Square, Hong Sang-soo's On the Beach at Night Alone, Aki Kaurismäki's The Other Side of Hope, and Andrei Tarkovsky's The Sacrifice, all NYFF55 selections (more...)

BWW Review: Melissa Gilbert and Mark Kenneth Smaltz Ponder Forbidden Romance in IF ONLY
by Michael Dale - Sep 6, 2017

Snuggled at the curve of a quiet little Greenwich Village side street, the quaint and historic Cherry Lane Theatre is a perfect spot to engage in a quiet little drama. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Sets 2017-18 Season of 'Insights at the Atrium'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The New York Philharmonic has announced the 2017-18 season's Insights at the Atrium series, free events exploring themes of the Philharmonic's concert season through multimedia lectures, conversations, and panel discussions. (more...)

ELEPHANT REVIVAL Comes to Boulder Theater 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

A haunting sound, at once evocative and mysterious, ushers in Petals, the latest album by Elephant Revival. Notes rise and suffuse the Silence; are joined by a deep bass drone, a quiet pulse of cello and a percussive tick: daybreak made music. (more...)

Photo Flash: TOSOS Celebrates Upcoming Season with Benefit at Norwood Club
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

TOSOS (The Other Side of Silence), New York City's Oldest LGBTQ Theatre celebrated their upcoming 2017-2018 season with a benefit at The Norwood Club in Chelsea, on September 14. Check out photos from the evening below! (more...)

BWW Review: History Revisited in THE VIEW UPSTAIRS
by Gil Kaan - Sep 24, 2017

The west coast premiere of THE VIEW UPSTAIRS bursts with a high-energied hodge-podge of some great vocals, charming performances and wonderfully executed choreography. Playwright Max Vernon, through the eyes of a present-day electronically dependent fashion designer, retells the stories of victims of a fire by arson at the gay bar UpStairs Lounge in New Orleans back in June of 1973. (more...)

Professor Michael A. Franklin, Chair of Naropa's MA Transpersonal Art Therapy Program, Releases New Book
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

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BWW Feature: SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS at LONG WHARF
by Lauren Yarger - Sep 21, 2017

Chatting with Bess Wohl about SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS (more...)

Broken Nose Theatre Announces New Company Members & Artistic Associates
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

As it embarks on its sixth season, Broken Nose Theatre is pleased to announce a major expansion of the company by welcoming four new Company Members and eight new Artistic Associates. (more...)

H2DANCE to Take STRANGERS & OTHERS on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Strangers & Others is a new immersive piece from award-winning, maverick performers and choreographers H2DANCE that undertakes a short UK tour in October and December. (more...)

Belarus Free Theatre to Return to La MaMa with BURNING DOORS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Belarus Free Theatre (BFT) the internationally acclaimed troupe known for its stage works that confront some of the most urgent issues of the day returns to La MaMa (66 E. 4 St. in NYC) with the NY premiere of BURNING DOORS. (more...)

BWW Interview: Marilyn D'Honau on Dancing in the Original WEST SIDE STORY
by Bob Rizzo - Sep 21, 2017

Marilyn D'Honau is not only the youngest surviving cast member of the original production of West Side Story, she was also the youngest when the show opened in 1957. D'Honau was a sixteen- year-old high school senior when she was cast as Clarice, one of the Jet girls. Though she'd been performing professionally since she was twelve, she credits having good ballet training for her successful audition. (more...)

Florida Repertory Theatre's 20th Season Will Open On Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Florida Rep's 20th Anniversary Season will open on schedule despite a brief interruption for Hurricane Irma. (more...)

San Francisco International Hip Hop DanceFest Announces Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

For one spectacular weekend, Micaya presents the SF International Hip Hop DanceFest (SFIHHDF), featuring groundbreaking hip-hop performances from 17 dance companies from around the globe. (more...)

Playwright Matthew Lombardo Wins WHO'S HOLIDAY! Case Against Dr. Seuss Enterprises
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

U.S. District Court Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein has ruled in favor of playwright Matthew Lombardo, who has been locked in a legal battle with Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P. over his controversial play WHO'S HOLIDAY!, which depicts a now 45-year-old 'Cindy Lou Who' living in a beat-up trailer in the snowy hills of Mount Crumpit. (more...)

Tony Bennett, Todrick Hall and More Among La Mirada Theatre's 40th Anniversary Special Events Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Producing Artistic Director BT McNicholl announced today its celebratory 40th Anniversary season of truly fantastic, fabulous and phenomenal special events! (more...)

Langston Hughes Play ARE YOU NOW OR HOW YOU EVER BEEN... Opens at MetroStage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Producing Artistic Director Carolyn Griffin is pleased to announce that the play Are You Now or Have You Ever Been , a play written and conceived by Carlyle Brown and directed by MetroStage Artistic Associate Thomas W. Jones II with original music by William Knowles, will be in performance Oct. 5-Nov. 5 at MetroStage. (more...)

BWW Review: One-Two Punch of Surprises Powers EAT THE RUNT
by Perry Tannenbaum - Sep 19, 2017

Make sure to bring your smartphone to the Charlotte Art League when you see EAT THE RUNT. You'll help to cast the show, conveniently set in an art museum by playwright Avery Crozier, by texting your choices. (more...)

BWW Review: Strawberry Theatre Workshop's WHY WE HAVE A BODY a Head-Scratcher
by Amelia Reynolds - Sep 19, 2017

Everyone has memories that feel rife with significance, but said significance does not necessarily make sense to others. And if the best depiction of said memory is beyond traditional language, then playwrights like Claire Chafee use poetic language to communicate said significance. In Chafee's Why We Have a Body , four women tell their stories in a series of vignettes and monologues using poetic language, and yet any significance Chafee is trying to communicate gets lost in translation. (more...)

VACNJ Art Center Announces Series of Fall Road Trips
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Join the Art Center this fall for one of our fantastic Road Trips. We've taken advantage of Curator Mary Birmingham's extensive knowledge of the contemporary art scene to provide insider experiences unlike anything you'll get from any other museum. You'll tour a variety of galleries and museums and sample the local fare in a some of today's most vibrant art locales. (more...)

DAEDALUS' DAUGHTER Comes to Bootleg 9/21 - 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Bootleg Theater presents the world premiere of Daedalus' Daughter, by Carol Katz, in association with Rosanna Gamson/World Wide, an original movement theatre piece for five performers. Opening on Thursday, September 21st and running through Saturday, September 30, 2017, Daedalus' Daughter uses the Greek myth of Daedalus and his son Icarus as its primary metaphor for mental illness: the story of struggle, escape, flight and falling, as told from the point of view of an imagined female figure Daedalus' daughter. (more...)

Marionettes Bring Magic & Mozart to Jersey City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

JCTC-KIDS and Jersey City's favorite string-attached theater company Puppetworks returns for its new season with an entrancing production of The Prince & The Magic Flute. (more...)

Lineup Announced for 22nd Annual TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Three Dollar Bill Cinema announces the five gala film events for the 22nd Annual Twist: Seattle Queer Film Festival. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ximena Garnica of FRANTIC BEAUTY
by Barnett Serchuk - Sep 14, 2017

The multidisciplinary duo Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya and the LEIMAY Ensemble return to BAM Fisher with FRANTIC BEAUTY, the newest evening-length work representing the mid-point in their BECOMING pentalogy. Combining the LEIMAY Ensemble's signature physicality layered over vivid visual landscapes, this world premiere reflects on society's pursuit of and relationship to beauty. The piece features an original score by Emmy-winning composer Jeff Beal (House of Cards). (more...)

Cathy Weis Projects Slates SUNDAYS ON BROADWAY Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Cathy Weis Projects announces the fall 2017 season of Sundays on Broadway, an ongoing series of performances, film screenings, and discussions on Sunday evenings at WeisAcres. (more...)

New Faces, New Flubs! THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG to Welcome New Company This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

A new school year is beginning at Cornley University this fall as the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Mischief Theatre's The Play That Goes Wrong, which has inexplicably become longest-running play currently on Broadway, welcomes a new company beginning Tuesday, September 19th. (more...)

Erin Darke, Mia Dillon and Keir Dullea Join Christopher Lloyd in POUND Reading in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Actress Erin Drake (Good Girls Revolt, Love & Mercy, Don't Think Twice), actress/director Mia Dillion (Money Pit, All Good Things) and Kier Dullea (2001: A Space Odyssey) are set to join multi-award winner Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future trilogy) in a stage reading of POUND by playwright Sean O'Leary on Monday, September 18th at 7pm at The Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street). (more...)

Book Review: TIP OF THE TONGUE, Peter Brook
by Cindy Marcolina - Sep 13, 2017

We use them every day. Sometimes we mean them, other times we don't. We whisper, sing, or scream them. Words permeate our lives from the very start, and theatre director Peter Brook accompanies us on an intimate journey through language and meaning in his new book Tip of the Tongue. (more...)

Creative Team Announced for THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the creative team for the next show of the Globe's 2017-2018 Season, acclaimed actor and playwright James Lecesne's tour-de-force one-man show, The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey. (more...)

Big/Brave Stream Genre-Defying 40 Minute LP 'Ardor'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Montreal three-piece BIG BRAVE will release their sophomore LP this Friday on Southern Lord. With just three songs that clock in for a 40-minute-long LP, BIG BRAVE have adopted a nearly unbearable level of urgency and intensity that weaves throughout Ardor. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS National Tour in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) continues its 2017-18 season with Bess Wohl's fresh, perceptive comedy Small Mouth Sounds (October 11-December 10, 2017). Press nights for Small Mouth Sounds will be held on Thursday, October 26 and Friday, October 27, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

2017 Queensland Literary Awards Finalists Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The diversity and excellence of literature from Queensland and across Australia has been recognised with the announcement of the finalists for the 2017 Queensland Literary Awards (QLAs). (more...)

Jay Armstrong Johnson, Davis Gaines, and More Join Fall MUNY MAGIC at The Sheldon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The fifth installment of Muny Magic at The Sheldon, The Muny's bi-annual showcase of favorite Muny artists, will be October 18 & 19 at 7:30 p.m. at The Sheldon Concert Hall. (more...)

Fall Season Announced at The Brick!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Brick Theater, Inc. presents FALL 2017 Season at The Brick (more...)

BWW Review: Reconciling Politics and Religion in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Garden Theater
by Kimberly Moy - Sep 12, 2017

The Garden Theatre kicks off it's 10th season with JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. This production features a number of actors who are debuting at the Garden for the first time and a number of returning faces who are all ready to rock. With a familiar story, a famous score, and great live musicians this production should have risen to the top of Garden Theater debuts. (more...)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Host COME FROM AWAY Forum in Honor of 9/11; Watch the Livestream at 6:30 EST!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Canadian Prime minister Justin Trudeau is hosting a Come From Away forum today in St. John's, Newfoundland, with Gander Mayor Claude Elliott, Tony-nominated creators David Hein and Irene Sankoff and Broadway company member playing Bonnie, Petrina Bromley, in honor of 9/11. (more...)

Casting Announced for the Lyric Hammersmith's Panto JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces casting for its Christmas panto, Jack and the Beanstalk. With plenty of magic beans, a loveable cow, an enormous beanstalk, a gigantic giant and a massive adventure, this year's panto looks set to be the biggest ever. (more...)

9/11 TABLE OF SILENCE PROJECT Returns for 7th Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

Artistic Director Jacqulyn Buglisi and Buglisi Dance Theatre are honored to be welcomed back by Lincoln Center for a 7th annual presentation of the transcendent  '9/11 Table of Silence Project,' a public performance tribute to 9/11 and prayer for peace and healing, conceived and choreographed by Jacqulyn Buglisi.  (more...)

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