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by Marina Kennedy - Nov 6, 2019
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) has continued its 2019 Season with William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet.' Directed by Ian Belknap, Artistic Director of the prestigious Acting Company in NYC, the show will be on the Madison stage through Sunday, November 17. had the pleasure of interviewing Bonnie J. Monte, the Artistic Director of STNJ about 'Romeo and Juliet' and her highly acclaimed Theatre.
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2019
Netflix orders female-driven dramedy series Maid, inspired by the New York Times best-selling memoir Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive by Stephanie Land.
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020
The Hong Kong Repertory Theatre announced on 18th May the 2020-21 theatre season. Under the theme 'Discovering Theatre: A Joyful Journey', the new season includes quite a few comedies, hoping that audiences can garner wisdom and insight through laughter.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020
Following Living Room Music's successful first concert event presented by The American Opera Project, co-curators mezzo-soprano Blythe Gaissert, composer Laura Kaminsky and baritone Michael Kelly announce their second event called 'A New Dawn', to be presented on Sunday, May 17th at 7pm EST.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 8, 2020
Go inside the creation and 63-year evolution of the musical theatre masterpiece, West Side Story.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2020
Today, Jah9 shares an important and timely message with her new video 'Note To Self (Okay)' featuring Chronixx, the title track from her third studio album Note To Self released this past Friday (Mar 13) on VP Records.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2020
So you're stuck at home. We are too. Good thing there's endless hours of theatrical content available online to fill all your time social distancing. (And no, we're not talking about a good YouTube Spiral.)
by Cindy Marcolina - Mar 10, 2020
E.V. Crowe debuts her new play Shoe Lady directed by the Royal Court's artistic director Vicky Featherstone. Katherine Parkinson returns to the stage as a woman who accidentally loses a shoe on her way to work. What ensues from the incident is a bleak reflection on middle-class anxiety.
by Student Blogger: Maria Pauer - Jun 25, 2020
Virtual Theatre Collaboration, or VTC for short, seeks to connect artists and audiences regardless of the platform, through digitally capturing original shows written by students, directed by students, performed by students, and designed by students.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2020
Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced that Ensemble Member and playwright J. Nicole Brooks (Her Honor Jane Byrne) has been awarded an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant to support a three-year residency at Lookingglass Theatre Company through the National Playwright Residency Program (NPRP).
by Virag Dombay - Jun 23, 2020
Check out our interview with Lewis Treston!
by Jim Munson - Jun 18, 2020
More than 30 Bay Area theatres are joining forces to present a reading on Juneteenth, encouraging donations to support a bold Go Fund Me Campaign that aims to fundraise one million dollars for Black theatre projects in America. Spearheaded by PlayGround, Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, and Planet Earth Arts, these Bay Area theatres (including TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, Berkeley Rep, A.C.T, Cal Shakes, and many more) are co-presenting a livestreamed Zoom reading of Vincent Terrell Durham's Polar Bears, Black Boys & Prairie Fringed Orchids at 7pm PT on June 19 as part of the Juneteenth Theatre Justice Project, a national theatre movement to produce this reading of Durham's play to commemorate anniversary of the freeing of enslaved Black people. BroadwayWorld spoke with Aldo Billingslea, the longstanding pillar of the Bay Area theatre community who is producing the livestream and also leads the Juneteenth Theatre Justice Project. Billingslea is well-loved throughout the Bay Area as a man of many talents, including actor, professor, producer, collaborator and mentor.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2020
COVID-19 has swept and plagued the world by storm, and has robbed many of their families, livelihoods, and ways of living. In an effort to spread unity in a time of conflict and strife, choirs from across the world have joined in forming a virtual choir under the name 'Sing Around The gloBe' to perform Frank Ticheli's 'Earth Song' on Youtube.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
The Roger Rees Awards is dedicated to honoring every voice, especially those who feel voiceless, allowing students to express themselves and celebrating that expression. We stand with the Black community. We stand with our Black students past, present, and future. We stand with our Black educators. We stand with their families. Black Lives Matter.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
Actors' Theatre of Columbus (ATC) is excited to announce its upcoming 2020 performance series, a?oeRoyalsa?? a?" a look at the sovereignty and subversion of the ruling class and social elite.
by Emily Noxon - Jan 27, 2020
Little Women is arguably one of the most recognizable pieces of literature, and meg jo beth amy & louisa provides an intimate look into the creative experience of Louisa May Alcott.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
Theater an der Wien is presenting a new version of Salome that features puppets! The characters of Salome and John the Baptist are both portrayed by puppets.
by Review Roundups - Jan 24, 2020
Uncle Vanya opened last night in the West End at the Harold Pinter Theatre! Toby Jones (The Birthday Party, Don't Forget the Driver, Detectorists) stars in the title role of Vanya alongside Richard Armitage (The Crucible, Berlin Station, The Hobbit) as Astrov. Rosalind Eleazar (The Personal History of David Copperfield, Deep Water, The Starry Messenger) plays Yelena, with Aimee Lou Wood (Sex Education, Downstate) as Sonya, the Emmy Award-winning Anna Calder-Marshall (LOVE, Evening at the Talk House, Male of the Species) as Nana, the Olivier and Tony-award nominated Dearbhla Molloy (The Ferryman, Dancing at Lughnasa, Juno and the Paycock) as Grandmaman, Peter Wight (The Birthday Party, Hamlet, The Red Lion) as Telegin and Olivier Award-nominated Ciarán Hinds (Translations, Game of Thrones, Girl from the North Country) as Professor Serebryakov.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Celebrating 60 years as Los Angeles' oldest non-profit theater company, Company of Angels presents its 12th annual L.A Short Play Festival: It's All ReLAtional! Presented for 11 nights starting Saturday, March 21st, the festival features 8 new short plays by Los Angeles based playwrights that pose the question: What are the specifics, the nuances, the strife and successes of L.A life that impacts a relationship like no other city can?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
San Francisco Opera General Director Matthew Shilvock today announced the Company's 98th season, which opens on September 11, 2020 with an Opening Night Celebration featuring soprano Albina Shagimuratova and tenor Pene Pati in concert with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra conducted by Music Director Designate Eun Sun Kim. Opening Night festivities include San Francisco Opera Guild's Opera Ball, BRAVO! CLUB's annual Opening Night Gala and two new events: the Opera Supper in the Veterans Building's elegant Green Room and, for the entire audience, a celebratory, post-concert toast to the season.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Zeiders American Dream Theater (The Z) in Town Center under the leadership of Artistic Director Bart Kuebler, Executive Director Terry Flint will present Manoli Kouremetis' play, Saint Irene's.
by Christina Pandolfi - Jan 21, 2020
During this present time of great cultural and political strife, the world at large is yearning for humanity—for honesty, for truth, and for authentic connection. It's why more so than ever, creators are inspired to bring this to life in their chosen mediums to give audiences a greater sense of meaning. At this year's Association of Performing Arts Professionals presentation (APAP), Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance (CLD) did just that. Lavagnino, the company's artistic director, explained to the audience how she first finds her inspiration through music and creative collaboration to bring this sense of authentic connection to the stage.
by Kelly Luck - Jan 20, 2020
'And Still We Dream' song cycle carries most of the weight of this rather thin production.
by TodayTix UK - Jan 20, 2020
Blue Monday (the third Monday in January) is traditionally known as the most depressing day of the year. The solution? Theatre, of course! Here are some of the best shows in London guaranteed to bust those blues and leave you smiling – and you won't pay any booking fees on these either!
by Don Grigware - Jan 2, 2020
Actress/singer Suzy London loves her work with a passion. She is one of those gifted performers who can do a role brilliantly in a play onstage and ... perform equally well in cabaret. In our conversation she tells our readers about how different one arena is from the other. She will do her brand new cabaret show Tattoos on My Heart at Sterling's Upstaris at the Federal on Sunday January 19, 2020. The show is described as an evening of country, bluesy, jazzy tunes. London relates to us with great humor about singing country.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Mixed Magic Theatre has announced its events for Black History Month!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
On April 2, St. Ann's Warehouse and Good Chance will bring The Jungle, which they have newly repurposed for touring, back to St. Ann's Warehouse, where it made its triumphant, sold-out American Premiere last season in a co-production with the National Theatre and the Young Vic.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
The 92Y Harkness Dance Festival's 2020 season opens with the newest work from the award-winning and internationally produced Jaewoo Jung. Perfect skill pairs the Seoul native with Braveman, the collaborative four-person Korean dance company he founded in 2017 with Minsoo Jung. Braveman works collaboratively and freely without separating the roles between choreographers and dancers.
by Cindy Marcolina - Feb 29, 2020
A debut play is always tricky business and This Queer House is no exception, with poet Oakley Flanagan penning a piece that's all over the place stylistically and thematically. A young queer couple inherit a house and start renovating it. Their projects, however, are met with resistance by the house itself, which strives to break them apart.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
A world premiere musical in Phoenix has set box office records and attracted younger and more diverse audiences with its uplifting story and original and compelling music.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
Goodman Theatre continues its 2019/2020 Season with the Chicago premiere of School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play. This a?oeuproarious comedy that also pulls at the heartstringsa?? (The Hollywood Reporter), written by Jocelyn Bioh, arrives on the heels of a critically acclaimed, extended run Off-Broadway at MCC Theater. Chicago favorite Lili-Anne Brown returns to the Goodman to direct, after last season's celebrated production of Lottery Day. Full casting is below.
by Christine Swerczek - Feb 24, 2020
It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience getting to watch A Thousand Words at the Nebraska Repertory Theatre this past week. The Rep has created a powerful show about the joys and sorrows of life that almost everyone can connect to.
by Perry Tannenbaum - Feb 22, 2020
An R&J Valentine's Day theme, an ongoing Beethoven celebration, and a CHOPIN PIANO CONCERTO that few at Charlotte Symphony had likely played before were the crisscrossing storylines at the latest classics series concert at Knight Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
The 92Y Harkness Dance Festival's all-international 2020 season continues Week 2 with Montreal's Daniel Lévéille Danse, with Catherine Gaudet, choreographer. Interested in subtle shifts in the body and micro-movements that reveal hidden sensations, Gaudet combines raw, precise corporeality, dramatic tension, obsessiveness, and the grotesque in this arresting new work for the company of five.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
The National Theatre of Scotland presents The Enemy by Kieran Hurley after Henrik Ibsen's 'An Enemy of the People.'
by Cindy Marcolina - Feb 13, 2020
Billy (Damian Lynch) and Scarlet (Izabella Urbanowicz) meet in a damp underpass covered in graffiti. He is involved in gang crime; she is the mother of their 15-year-old son Alfie. In a London where the tunnel acts as a partition between luxury living and council estates, the characters come to terms with how their relationship has changed through the years, gentrification, and the innate violence of Billy's lifestyle.
by Dan and Julie Izzo - Feb 11, 2020
Lights up. Enter the whirlwind. Blackfriars Theatre's production of NEXT TO NORMAL drops its audience smack in the middle of an emotional storm. The 2010 Pulitzer Prize winning rock musical details a family's sixteen-year struggle with trauma, centering on bipolar disorder. Groundbreaking in style and scope, Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey's smash hit garnered eleven Tony nominations and won three. It has been celebrated for exploring hard-hitting subject matter without the dewy-eyed sentimentality that so often infects this theatrical genre. Fortunately, Blackfriars' production delivers with the power and grit of the original Broadway production.
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
February is in full swing, so we figured it was time to touch base with you about this year's Game On Expo – the largest and most popular gaming event in Arizona.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2019
Jocelyn Bioh's hit comedy School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play, comes to Portland this January in a historic co-production between Artists Repertory Theatre and Portland Center Stage at The Armory. Inspired in part by Bioh's mother's time in a boarding school in Ghana, and Bioh's own experience in at a boarding school in Pennsylvania, School Girls tells the story of Paulina, the reigning Queen Bee at Ghana's most exclusive boarding school. Her dreams of winning the Miss Universe pageant are threatened by the arrival of Ericka, a new student with undeniable talent, beauty a?? and lighter skin. The New York Times called Bioh's biting play about the challenges facing teenage girls across the globe a?oea gleeful African makeover of an American genre.a??
by Derek McCracken - Dec 20, 2019
Inspired by true events, A City of Refuge from Primitive Grace Theatre Ensemble brings the audience squarely to church, a haven-as-melting-pot that reaches its boiling point and beyond. As a motley crew of community members collectively tries to absorb the shockwaves of what's happening outside (the Washington Heights riots), they must individually bear witness to each other, as well as to their own fears, biases, and the need for personal strength amidst relentless violence, shared vulnerability, and dwindling resources.
by Review Roundups - Dec 11, 2019
DOLLY PARTON'S SMOKY MOUNTAIN CHRISTMAS CAROL is based on the novel 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens, adapted for the stage by David H. Bell, Paul T. Couch and Curt Wollan. It features a book by David H. Bell and music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. The production is directed by Curt Wollan with choreography by John Deitrich.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
Second Stage Productions presents Two Thousand Miles, a new musical conceived by Alyssa Williams, on Saturday, January 25th and Sunday, January 26th at 8:00 PM at The BACCA Arts Center in Lindenhurst, NY. SSP's founder and artistic director, Brian Statler directs with musical direction by Matthew DeMaria.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020
Papatango Theatre Company today announced the ten winning monologues from their Isolated But Open - Voices From Across The Shutdown initiative. Filmed performances of the monologues are available now for free on Papatango's website (, alongside the publication of each monologue as a free online PDF by Nick Hern Books.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020
South American and United States-based collective LADAMA release an urgent declaration to women across the globe with its electrifying sophomore studio album, OYE MUJER (Six Degrees Records, Release Date: June 12).
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 23, 2020
Today, lift a glass and drink to the things that bring you happiness and comfort and most importantly- 'L'Chaim'- to life with Fiddler on the Roof.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2020
NYC Impresario Scott Siegel announces a brand new concert event that is better than a benefit.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2020
BroadwayHD has announced its lineup for April.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
DiAmorte, along with their merchandise shop are extremely proud to launch a charity initiative with our exclusive shirt incarnations. All profits will go directly to Direct Relief