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Photo Flash: Stunning Shots from First London Revival of DOUBT, A PARABLE in 10 Years
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Doubt, A Parable, directed by Che Walker, gets its first London revival in 10 years at Southwark Playhouse, running now through 30 September. The production opens tonight, 8 September, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

E! Returns as Multi-Platform Media Partner of New York Fashion Week
by TV News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

E! returns as the official multi-platform media partner of NYFW: The Shows,THE destination for pop fanatics, fashion trendsetters and celeb-watchers alike, to celebrate Fashion Week at E!. (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...)

Lesson's from a creative patch: Kids and Ceramics
by Barry Kostrinsky - Sep 5, 2017

The art world is large and has many subsets, satellites and stellar moments. Few are brighter than the light from children's art work. You will not read much about kiddie art in the larger art world today that is focused on money, madmen and monstrosities. Even though Kindegarden Klay is all the range in the contemporary ceramics world not much homage is paid to today's micro masters. Many great artists that fill the art world's canons realized the firepower of these young maestros. Often imitated and praised by the likes of Picasso, the German Expressionists and many others, what is that these pre-teens and pre-self conscious mini men and women seem to possess that so many try and unleash in their own work and why? (more...)

Theatre of NOTE presents World Premiere of HELLO STRANGER by Sharon Yablon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Theatre of NOTE announces its production of the world premiere of HELLO STRANGER, written by Sharon Yablon and directed by Sarah Figoten Wilson. HELLO STRANGER will preview Friday and Saturday, October 13 and 14, at 8pm, will open on Thursday, October 19 at 8pm and run through Saturday, November 18 at Theatre of NOTE, 1517 N Cahuenga Blvd (just north of Sunset) in Hollywood. (more...)

Max Crumm & Lucy DeVito to Lead Romantic Comedy HOT MESS Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

HOT MESS, a romantic comedy by Dan Rothenberg (Suburban Boy; Regretrosexual) and Colleen Crabtree (The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun, The Groundlings), and directed by Jonathan Silverstein (tick, tick...BOOM; John & Jen; The Temperamentals), will play The Jerry Orbach Theater at The Theater Center (1627 Broadway at 50th Street) beginning November 7th and opening on November 16th, it was announced today by producers Jay Alix and Una Jackman. (more...)

Photo Flash: Funny, Tragic and Provocative FIXED Premieres at the Echo
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 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. Dually inspired by Calder n's Spanish Golden Age Drama The Physician Of His Own Honor and the 1990 documentary Paris is Burning, which detailed New York's then-underground drag queen ball culture, Alvarez ups the stakes by setting his story in the heart of L.A.'s Historic Filipinotown. Echo company member Rodney Todirects the world premiere of Fixed, now throughOct. 22 at Atwater Village Theatre. (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre Announces Cast and Creative Team for BIG RIVER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Mad Cow Theatre has announced its upcoming production of Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, music and lyrics by Roger Miller, book by William Hauptman, presented in The Harriett Theatre September 22 as the first production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 21. (more...)

Works by Caridad Svich, David Jacobi, Winter Miller and More Set for NNPN's 2017 Showcase of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, is pleased to announce the 16th annual National Showcase of New Plays (NSNP). (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey celebrates art and William Shakespeare with its next Main Stage production, Shakespeare in Love. This new play based on the Oscar-winning screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard and adapted for the stage by Lee Hall makes its Metropolitan debut at STNJ on October 11. The production features music by Paddy Cunneen and is directed by the Theatre's Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte with musical direction by Kris Kukul. Patrons can purchase tickets at The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre located at 36 Madison Avenue, Madison, by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or by going online at www.ShakespeareNJ.org. (more...)

Review: World Premiere Comedy GREY NOMAD Celebrates the Lifestyle of Australia's Newly Retired Cross-Country Travelers
by Shari Barrett - Sep 13, 2017

Just as so many retired Americans over the age of 55 are choosing to sell their homes and take to the roads crisscrossing our nation in motor homes or campers for extended periods of time, a growing number of Australian retirees, called Grey Nomads, are choosing to continuously circumnavigate the world's largest island the same way. The world premiere comedy GREY NOMAD by Australian playwright Dan Lee, directed by Iain Sinclair as a guest production at the Skylight Theatre, captures these travelers' unique spirit and sense of camaraderie, with tons of laughter thrown in along the way. (more...)

Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance Finds New Home at RestorationArt
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance (Cumbe), a thrilling and diverse dance studio championing African Diaspora dance and music returns to Brooklyn, resuming its well-loved classes on September 25. After being pushed out of its prior location in Downtown Brooklyn two years ago, Cumbe found a new home via its partnership with RestorationART at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation's dynamic new 21st Century Complex. A community day opening on Saturday, September 23, will offer $5 classes. (more...)

The Music Center Brings the Rhythm of Cuba to Angelenos
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Music Center today announced details of its Cuba: Antes, Ahora / Then, Now program, a multifaceted exploration of traditional and contemporary Cuban art from November 30 December 2, 2017. One of only three performing arts organizations selected to take part in the Getty-led Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, The Music Center will present more than 48 world-class Cuban musicians, dancers and visual artists at The Music Center and Grand Park in Los Angeles. With both traditional and contemporary events and performances, The Music Center's Cuba: Antes, Ahora / Then, Now will provide Angelenos of all ages access to the art of Cuba and the opportunity to experience the country's dynamic arts scene. Major support for Cuba: Antes, Ahora/Then, Now is provided through grants from the Getty Foundation. (more...)

Jill Anna Ponasik Named Skylight Music Theatre Artistic Associate
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Skylight Music Theatre Artistic Director Ray Jivoff today announced that Jill Anna Ponasik will join Skylight as Artistic Associate effective Sept. 5, 2017. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 7/31/2017
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This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 7/31/2017. (more...)

Casting Announced for OF KITH AND KIN, DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS, and UNCLE VANYA at Theatr Clwyd
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announced casting for three productions in his inaugural season - Of Kith and Kin, Desire Under the Elms and Uncle Vanya. (more...)

Marguerite Willbanks, Matt Edmonds & Joe Kinosian, Norman Moses and More to Star in Milwaukee Rep's Fall Lineup; Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater announces casting for the 2017/18 Season Fall shows including Souvenir, The Who & The What, Murder For Two, and Holmes and Watson. (more...)

Garry Marshall Theatre Announcs 2017-2018 Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Artistic Directors Joseph Leo Bwarie and Dimitri Toscas have set the 2017-2018 Inaugural Season at the newly established nonprofit Garry Marshall Theatre in Burbank. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Peter Gill's New Adaptation of UNCLE VANYA at Theatr Clwyd
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd, Tamara Harvey, today announces the full cast for her production of Uncle Vanya, in a first-time co-production with Sheffield Theatres. (more...)

BRITNEY SPEARS: THE CABARET Heads to London in September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

After sell-out seasons in Australia, Britney Spears: The Cabaret arrives in London for one week only this Summer, playing in the Theatre at The Other Palace from Tuesday 5 to Saturday 9 September. (more...)

Donna McKechnie Will Star in Arena Stage's THE PAJAMA GAME; Season Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces select cast members for upcoming productions as part of the company's 2017/18 programming as single tickets for the full season go on sale. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 7/24/2017
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This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 7/24/2017. (more...)

Josh Radnor, Gideon Glick, Lilli Cooper, and More to Sing SONGS BY ELI BOLIN at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

As part of it's New Writers at 54! summer series, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present SON OF SCHMOLIN: MORE SONGS FROM ELI BOLIN on Wednesday, August 2nd at 9:30pm.  (more...)

BWW Review: BAREFOOT IN THE PARK at Candlelight Music Theatre
by Greer Firestone - Jul 22, 2017

Great actors immerse themselves in their character such that one cannot consider anyone else playing the role. They study the writer's words to develop a full sense of character; bringing to life every shade and every nuance. Could you conceive anyone else but Pacino playing Michael Corleone or anyone else but Streep in SOPHIE'S CHOICE? No, of course not. (more...)

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Opens 7/26 at Peninsula Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Audiences will be swept away by the life-changing, four-day love affair in the lush musical 'The Bridges of Madison County' at Peninsula Players Theatre July 26 through August 13, 2017.   One of the most romantic stories ever written, 'The Bridges of Madison County' first captured the nation's attention in 1992 as a best-selling novel, then again in 1995 as a major motion picture.  It is now an irresistible, two-time Tony Award-winning musical. (more...)

Bryan Fenkart and Emily Walton to Star in Goodspeed's New Musical DARLING GRENADINE; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The world of a charming songwriter is on the rocks in Daniel Zaitchik's contemporary new musical Darling Grenadine. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company presents Philadelphia Premiere of RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Lantern Theater Company will launch its 24th season with the regional premiere of Red Velvet, Lolita Chakrabarti's stirring play based on the true story of 19th century actor Ira Aldridge, who made history as the first African-American actor to portray Othello in 1833 London. Longtime Lantern artistic collaborator Peter DeLaurier will direct a cast that includes Tony Award nominee Forrest McClendon as Ira Aldridge, with David Bardeen, Damon Bonetti, Liz Filios, Adam Hammet, David Pica, Ebony Pullum, and Lauren Sowa. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to attend opening night on Wednesday, September 13 at 7 p.m. A full schedule is included in the fact sheet below. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company to Present Philadelphia Premiere of RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Lantern Theater Company will launch its 24th season with the regional premiere of Red Velvet, Lolita Chakrabarti's stirring play based on the true story of 19th century actor Ira Aldridge, who made history as the first African-American actor to portray Othello in 1833 London. (more...)

Open Fist Presents Shattering Comedy WALKING TO BUCHENWALD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Two couples learn what it means to be American in a world that no longer admires the U.S. Open Fist Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Walking To Buchenwald, a protean comedy with shocking consequences by Tom Jacobson.Roderick Menzies directs for a Sept. 9 opening atAtwater Village Theatre. (more...)

Review Roundup: THE UNEXPECTED MAN At American Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

THE UNEXPECTED MAN at American Players Theatre in Madison, Wisconsin features Sarah Day as The Woman, and Brian Mani as The Man, with direction by Laura Gordon. (more...)


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Neil Simon's LOST IN YONKERS to Open Next Week at Lonny Chapman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

The Group Rep presents Neil Simon's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning comedic drama directedby Larry Eisenberg, produced by Doug Haverty. (more...)

Australia's Missy Higgins To Perform At Gala Reception For New Comedy GREY NOMAD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Australian singer/songwriter Missy Higgins (North American top 20 airplay hits “Where I Stood” and “Steer”) will perform at a fundraising event for L.A.'s Australian Theatre Company at the Skylight Theatre onSunday, Sept. 10. (more...)

Garry Marshall Theatre Presents MASTER CLASS Starring Carolyn Hennesy
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

The Garry Marshall Theatre is proud to present the Tony Award-winning Master Class, the first production of its Inaugural Season. Written by Terrence McNally, directed by Artistic Director Dimitri Toscas, and starring the Emmy-winning Carolyn Hennesy, this rich and vivid comedic play the New York Times calls "zestfully entertaining" will play a limited run September 22 through October 22. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Giving The Audience A Taste Of The Challenge Of Living With Dementia, THE FATHER Is A Heartbreaking Story Of Aging
by Jade Kops - Aug 26, 2017

Director Damien Ryan takes the audience into one man's world of losing not only his watch but also his mind as he brings Florian Zeller's award-winning play, THE FATHER to the Sydney stage. (more...)

Skylight Music Theatre Presents HOT MIKADO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Skylight Music Theatre opens the 2017-18 season with Hot Mikado, a swinging version of Gilbert & Sullivan's comic masterpiece The Mikado, running Friday, September 29 through Sunday, October 15, 2017 in the Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, Historic Third Ward, Milwaukee. (more...)

Laugh Out Loud with ARSENIC AND OLD LACE at the Odyssey
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Two murderous old ladies, a Theodore Roosevelt impersonator, a Boris Karloff look-alike and a theater critic in love. Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents a revival of Joseph Kesserling's infectiously funny black comedy Arsenic and Old Lace. Directed by Elina de Santos, opening night is August 26 at the Odyssey Theatre. (more...)

Catnip Productions Presents Australian Premiere of THE NETHER at the Seymour Centre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Catnip Productions will present the Australian premiere of THE NETHER by Jennifer Haley as part of the Reginald Season from 13th September to 7th October at the Seymour Centre. (more...)

GREY NOMAD to Premiere at Skylight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2017

Two couples, a wet T-shirt competition - and one vast country. As a growing number of Australian retirees choose to continuously circumnavigate the world's largest island in their caravans and RVs, a new comedy captures their unique spirit and sense of camaraderie. L.A.'s Australian Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Grey Nomad by Australian playwright Dan Lee in a visiting production at the Skylight Theatre. Directed by Iain Sinclair, Grey Nomad opens on Monday, Sept. 11. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights In Memory of Stuart Thompson
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Tony Award winner Stuart Thompson, who died on August 17th at age 62. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Tuesday, August 22nd at exactly 6:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Dan Ruth's A LIFE BEHIND BARS Returns to The Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Back by popular demand, award-winning actor-writer, Dan Ruth, returns to the Laurie Beechman Theatre this fall with his tour-de-force black comedy, 'A Life Behind Bars.' Fermented in over two decades of booze, bars and New York City gentrification, A Life Behind Bars, directed by multiple-MAC and Bistro Winner, Tanya Moberly, is an unapologetic, dark and funny look at what can happen when you reach for the stars and grab for the bottle instead. (more...)


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THE MERRY WIDOW, ROCKING HORSE WINNER and More Set for Opera Saratoga's 2018 Summer Festival Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced that the company's 2018 Summer Festival will feature new productions of four operas at The Spa Little Theatre in Spa State Park, along with a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events from May 26 through July 15 at venues throughout the region. (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...)

Other Theatre's BARNEY THE ELF Musical to Return for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Other Theatre will continue its 4th season with the third revival of its holiday hit BARNEY THE ELF, a campy and irreverent musical comedy, written by Bryan Renaud with lyrics by Renaud and Emily Schmidt. After helming the 2016 production, Tommy Rivera-Vega returns to direct and choreograph.  (more...)

SOUVENIR Starts This September at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater begins the 2017/18 Season with Souvenir, a charming musical comedy beginning performances September 8 - November 5 in the Stackner Cabaret.  (more...)

AMERICAN HOME Receives World Premiere at the Fremont Centre Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

In 2008, playwright Stephanie Alison Walker and her husband were among the 1 in 54 homeowners to receive a foreclosure notice when the American housing market collapsed. As she fought to save her home and her marriage, Walker penned the first draft of American Home. In this powerful drama, opening August 26 at the Fremont Centre Theatre, a young couple faces eviction from the dream house they stretched to buy, an elderly widow falls prey to a reverse mortgage scheme, and a minister of the prosperity gospel must face the flock she's led astray. American Home takes an unflinching look at the impossible choices people make when faced with losing everything and, ultimately, celebrates the powerful resilience of community and the human spirit. (more...)

New Art Dealers Alliance New York Announces New Location
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA), the definitive non-profit arts organization dedicated to the cultivation, support, and advancement of new voices in contemporary art, is proud to announce NADA New York's new, multi-year location at Skylight Clarkson Sq. Located at 550 Washington Street in West SoHo, the 60,000 sq ft ground floor venue is one of the largest and most coveted spaces in the city. (more...)

Josh Radnor, Gideon Glick, Lilli Cooper and More to Sing 'SONGS FROM ELI BOLIN' Tomorrow at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

As part of its New Writers at 54! summer series, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present SON OF SCHMOLIN: MORE SONGS FROM ELI BOLIN tomorrow, today, August 2, at 9:30pm. (more...)

World Premiere Comedy GREY NOMAD Captures Australian Retiree Lifestyle
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Two couples, a wet T-shirt competition - and one vast country. As a growing number of Australian retirees choose to continuously circumnavigate the world's largest island in their caravans and RVs, a new comedy captures their unique spirit and sense of camaraderie. L.A.'s Australian Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Grey Nomad by Australian playwright Dan Lee in a visiting production at the Skylight Theatre. Directed by Iain Sinclair, Grey Nomad opens on Monday, Sept. 11. (more...)

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