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Reg Rogers to Lead New Translation of Ibsen's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE at Yale Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2017-18 season with An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, newly translated from the Norwegian by Paul Walsh, directed by James Bundy, October 6-October 28 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 12. (more...)

WWII Drama BASEMENT Begins Later This Month at The Gene Frankel Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Roly Poly Productions will present the World Premiere of BASEMENT by Michael Hagins. Directed by Janet Bentley, previews begin September 28 at The Gene Frankel Theatre. Opening is slated for October 6. (more...)

Gamut Theatre Stage Door Series presents Moliere's TARTUFFE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Gamut Theatre Group kicks off their 25th Anniversary Season with a Stage Door Series Production of Moliere's Tartuffe, on September 15, 2017 at Gamut Theatre located at 15 N. 4th Street in downtown Harrisburg. (more...)

Tony-Nominee Alison Fraser to Star in SQUEAMISH Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

All For One Theater (AFO), the company that last produced My Name is Gideon, continues its legacy of producing acclaimed solo works with its upcoming production of Aaron Mark's SQUEAMISH starring two-time Tony nominee Alison Fraser (The Secret Garden, First Daughter Suite). (more...)

Playwright Freyda Thomas to Speak at Centenary Stage's THE LEARNED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Playwright Freyda Thomas will travel to Hackettstown to join the cast and artistic team of the Centenary Stage Company on Sunday, Oct 8 for a special talk back with the audience following the matinee performance of the comedy The Learned Ladies which Thomas adapted from Moliere's original. (more...)

SenovvA, Inc. and Phoenix Theatre Ensemble Announce Invitation-Only Performances of AMERICAN MOOR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Phoenix Theatre Ensemble and SenovvA, Inc. announce that Keith Hamilton Cobb's explosive American Moor will play for two invitation-only performances at The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, The Pershing Square Signature Center at 480 West 42nd Street on Monday, October 2nd at 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: The Tampa Bay Area Premiere of Marco Ramirez's THE ROYALE is a Knockout at American Stage
by Peter Nason - Sep 24, 2017

It's the best local production of 2017 so far! (more...)

Hartford Stage to Present the World Premiere of Sarah Gancher's SEDER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Sarah Gancher's Seder, an intimate tale of survival and freedom, which will perform at Hartford Stage October 19 through November 12. (more...)

Two Headed Rep to Stage RENO & MOLL and New Adaptation of MISS JULIE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Two Headed Rep will present the World Premiere of Emma Horwitz's Reno & Moll, directed by Lily Riopelle (this movie, Samuel French OOB Short Play Festival winner) in rep with a new adaptation of August Strindberg's Miss Julie, written by Brittany Allen (Too Many Lenas 3: Let Them Eat Cake at Ars Nova's ANTFEST and New Ohio's Ice Factory Festival), Will Arbery (We Were Nothing! with director Lisa Szolovits), and Amanda Keating (RETREAT at EST/Youngblood), directed by Molly Clifford (The Elephant in the Room at FringeNYC) at The Workshop Theater's Jewel Box Theater (312 West 36th Street, 4th Floor). (more...)

Everybody Say Yeah! Casting Announced for KINKY BOOTS National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

TROIKA Entertainment has announced the complete cast for the National Tour of the smash-hit musical, KINKY BOOTS. (more...)

Nigel Havers, Denis Lawson and Stephen Tompkinson Star in Tour of ART
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers will produce the 2018 UK & Ireland Tour of the Old Vic production of Yasmina Reza's Olivier, Tony and Moliere award-winning comedy ART, translated by Christopher Hampton. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jonathan Watton Tackles Hitchcock in Mirvish's NORTH BY NORTHWEST
by Taylor Long - Sep 19, 2017

A North American premiere is set to stun Toronto audiences when NORTH BY NORTHWEST, a stage adaption of Alfred Hitchcock's renown film, graces the stage at the Royal Alexandra Theatre. BroadwayWorld's Taylor Long spoke with leading man, Jonathan Watton, on playing Roger O. Thornhill. (more...)

ART Comes to Theatre Royal, presented by David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers will produce the 2018 UK & Ireland Tour of the Old Vic production of Yasmina Reza's Olivier, Tony and Moliere award-winning comedy ART, translated by Christopher Hampton. (more...)

Cast Announced for THE SLAVES OF SOLITUDE at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Nicholas Wright's The Slaves of Solitude directed by Jonathan Kent. (more...)

Emmy Nominee Polly Draper and More to Star in 20TH CENTURY BLUES Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Producer Lida Orzeck and Executive Producer Eva Price have announced the cast of the New York premiere of the new play, 20TH CENTURY BLUES, from Susan Smith Blackburn Prize-winner and two-time OBIE Award-winning playwright Susan Miller (MY LEFT BREAST). (more...)

Danny Burstein, Rebecca Naomi Jones and More to Star in Rajiv Joseph's DESCRIBE THE NIGHT at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist and Lortel and Obie Award winner Rajiv Joseph's (Guards at the Taj) play Describe the Night, directed by Giovanna Sardelli (Animals Out of Paper). (more...)

New Feathers: A Playwright Reading Series Devoted To New Works Announces Casting for INTERVIEWESE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

With the excitement of its sold-out series premiere, the New Feathers Playwright reading series at the Raven Resort is proud to announce the casting of Ian August's upcoming play, INTERVIEWESE set for Sunday, September 10th - casting is as follows: (more...)

Photo Flash: Anthony Hopkins Theatre presents THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd, Tamara Harvey, today announces the full cast for a major revival of Jim Cartwright's The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. Opening in the Anthony Hopkins Theatre on Tuesday 10 October, with previews from Thursday 5 October, the company will be led by Theatr Clwyd Associate, Catrin Aaron, in the lead role of Little Voice. She will be joined by Victoria John (Sadie), Christian Patterson (Mr Boo/Phone Man), Nicola Reynolds (Mari Hoff), Simon Holland Roberts (Ray Say) and Joseph Tweedale (Billy). The production sees Co-Artistic Director of Out Of Joint Theatre, Kate Wasserberg, return to Theatr Clwyd to direct. (more...)

Spooky Action Theater Announces Upcoming Entangled Artists Performances
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

See where Spooky Action artists are appearing! Quantum Entanglement is the official name for Einstein's 'spooky action at a distance.' (more...)

Centenary Stage Company presents THE LEARNED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Centenary Stage Company's first professional theatrical production of the 2017 18 season, Freyda Thomas' hilarious adaptation of Moliere's pen-ultimate play The Learned Ladies features a variety of special offerings and events to accompany the production running October 6 through 22 in the Lackland Performing Arts Center. There is comic mayhem in Chrysale's household as the women of the house rabidly pursue the new intellectual movement of the era. Add a meek husband, a pretentious poet, a loony sister a couple of sassy servants completes what some reviewers have called a giddy evening of theatre! (more...)

Casting Announced for Two Headed Rep's RENO & MOLL and MISS JULIE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Two Headed Rep will present the World Premiere of Emma Horwitz's Reno & Moll, directed by Lily Riopelle (this movie, Samuel French OOB Short Play Festival winner) in rep with a new adaptation of August Strindberg's Miss Julie, written by Brittany Allen (Too Many Lenas 3: Let Them Eat Cake at Ars Nova's ANTFEST and New Ohio's Ice Factory Festival), Will Arbery (We Were Nothing! with director Lisa Szolovits), and Amanda Keating (RETREAT at EST/Youngblood), directed by Molly Clifford (The Elephant in the Room at FringeNYC) at The Workshop Theater's Jewel Box Theater(312 West 36th Street, 4th Floor), November 4-18. (more...)

Anna Shaffer, Pauline McLynn, and More Join Age-Blind Production of DAISY PULLS IT OFF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

A ripping revival of Denise Deegan's Olivier Award-winning, festive heart-warmer Daisy Pulls It Off is set to wrap up Park Theatre's 2017 season. This affectionate parody of 1920s boarding schoolgirl novels, directed by Paulette Randall MBE, will feature a truly diverse ensemble cast. (more...)

Groundling Theatre Company Returns To The Stage With LEAR; Tickets on Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Graham Abbey, Groundling Theatre Company's founder and artistic director, today announced the theatre company's next production is William Shakespeare's LEAR, starring Seana McKenna in the title role. (more...)

Slipstream Theatre Initiative Announces Season 4 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Slipstream finally announces its 4th season! Slipstream decided to go back to their founding tenets and shake things up with some exciting changes. (more...)

Brilliant Classic Comedy TARTUFFE at Huntington Theatre Company this November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the brilliant classic comedy Tartuffe by Moli re, directed by Huntington Theatre Company Artistic Director Peter DuBois (Sunday in the Park with George), translated by Ranjit Bolt, and featuring actor and comedianBrett Gelman (Murray Bauman on the upcoming season of Netflix's Stranger Things and Dinner with Brett Gelman specials on Adult Swim) as Tartuffe and Tony Award winner Frank Wood (Side Man and August Osage County on Broadway and HBO's Flight of the Conchords ) as Orgon. Performances run from November 10 through December 10, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre. (more...)

Jose Martinez and Larica Schnell to Play Star Cross'd Lovers in ROMEO AND JULIET at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. (more...)

Tony Award Winner Jane Krakowski & Chris Diamantopoulos Join Cast of FOX's A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Tony Award winner Jane Krakowski ( Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, 30 Rock ) and Emmy Award nominee Chris Diamantopoulos ( Good Girls Revolt, Silicon Valley, Episodes ) have been cast in featured roles in FOX's live musical event, A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!, airing Sunday, Dec. 17 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Krakowski will play Miss Shields, the teacher of nine-year-old Ralphie Parker ; and Diamantopoulos will portray Ralphie's dad. (more...)

Tony-Nominated Lyricist Richard Wilbur Passes Away Age 96
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

AP has just reported that Richard Wilbur, poet, lyricist and translator, has died at age 96. Wilbur was best known to the theatre community as the lyricist behind Leonard Bernstein's CANDIDE. His work on the 1956 musical earned him a Tony Nomination. (more...)

Mel Giedroyc, Emeli Sande, Penelope Wilton & More to Read WINTER'S TALES at Print Room at the Coronet
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Details of Print Room at the Coronet's Winter's Tales have today been revealed. A stellar line up of well-known names will read their favourite festive stories. During the first week of December, classic and contemporary tales will be brought to life for children and families in the beautiful and intimate setting of the Coronet. (more...)

TARTUFFE Makes New York Premiere at Phoenix Theatre Ensemble, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Phoenix Theatre Ensemble announces the opening of Moliere's great comedy Tartuffe in the New York premiere of a sizzling adaptation by David Ball. (more...)

Simpatico Theatre Project Announces Allison Heishman as New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Philadelphia's Simpatico Theatre Project is proud to announce that Allison Heishman has joined the organization as the company's new Artistic Director. Heishman will lead the company's exciting evolution that will continue to explore stories that celebrate, challenge, and expand our definitions of community and compassion. (more...)

David Bowie Guides MOONAGE DAYDREAM at Philadelphia Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Ego Actus brings its one-woman show, Moonage Daydream to the 2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Moonage Daydream tells the story of a young woman's coming of age with David Bowie as her imaginary guide. (more...)

Peterborough Players present George Bernard Shaw's THE DOCTOR'S DILEMMA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

London's finest physician, at the peak of his career, is on the horns of a dilemma-having discovered a miracle cure for tuberculosis, should he treat a penniless fellow doctor or save a talented yet unscrupulous artist? A keen-eyed examination of medical morals and malpractice, The Doctor's Dilemma is a witty, compassionate and timely classic by master playwright, George Bernard Shaw. (more...)

Complete Casting Announced for TORCH SONG at Second Stage Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced complete casting for its upcoming production of Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG, directed by Moises Kaufman. (more...)

David Ball Adaptation of TARTUFFE Opens At Phoenix Theatre Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Phoenix Theatre Ensemble announces that Josh Tyson is playing the title role in Moliere's great comedy Tartuffe in an adaptation by David Ball.  (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Presents THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

The Pioneer Theatre Company production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will begin performances on September 15, 2017 and continue through September 30, 2017. The Tony Award-winning play by Simon Stephens is adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel and directed by PTC Artistic Director Karen Azenberg. (more...)

New Feathers: A Playwright Reading Series Announces Next Show - THE INTERVIEWESE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

The RAVEN RESORT proudly announces the sold-out success of hosting the August 6th series premiere and has officially scheduled its hosting of the next production on SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 10TH, 6PM, featuring: The Interviewese by Princeton's award-winning Playwright, Ian August and directed by Allison Heishman.  (more...)

Catrin Aaron to Lead Major Revival of THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE at Theatr Clwyd; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd, Tamara Harvey, today announced the full cast for a major revival of Jim Cartwright's The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. (more...)

BWW Review: The Stratford Festival's Production of TARTUFFE is Hilarious, Clever, and Frighteningly Relevant
by Lauren Gienow - Aug 26, 2017

The Stratford Festival midseason openings are upon us, and first up was Director Chris Abraham's much anticipated production of Moliere's Tartuffe at the Festival Theatre. The translation by Ranjit Bolt (with some updates to reflect current politics) finds the perfect tone and allows a French satire from 1664 to feel incredibly (almost frighteningly) relevant right now. An excellent company, led by the fantastic Tom Rooney had the audience absolutely howling. This is definitely one to see! (more...)

24-Hour, Neighborhood Play Festival AFTER LAST CALL... to Benefit Rainbow Railroad
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Two recent graduates of The University of the Arts are hitting the ground running and producing a 24-hour, neighborhood, new play festival to support Rainbow Railroad. (more...)

Photo Flash: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Goes Behind the Scenes at Stratford Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Stratford Festival today, and BroadwayWorld is excited to share some behind-the-scenes photos of him with the artists below! Stratford Festival's 2017 season, an exploration of identity as Canada, marks the 150th anniversary of its birth as a nation. The season will span the history of Western drama from the ancient Greek classic Bakkhai to two new Canadian plays specially commissioned by the Festival. (more...)

Debra Whitfield's FIRE, About Triangle Waist Company Disaster, to Premiere Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Chatillion Stage Company presents the world premiere of the new play FIRE written by Debra Whitfield (Duck Sauce Can Be Dangerous). (more...)

THE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Building on the critical success of his 2011 production of Harold Pinter's Old Times, STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will return to the British playwright's gripping realm of doubt and disquiet to direct a double bill of short plays. The Lover and The Collection will run from September 26-October 29 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW). (more...)

Helen Hayes Award-Winning Factory 449 presents LELA & CO.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Playwright Cordelia Lynn's is well aware of the intense, yet important journey examined in LELA & CO. "I knew that the play could be horrifying and shocking and upsetting - and all those things you can get out of visual violence, without actually showing it," says Lynn. "I want the audience to leave and think there are things happening that I don't see -- maybe because I don't want to see". (more...)

WWII Drama BASEMENT to Premiere at The Gene Frankel Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Roly Poly Productions will present the World Premiere of BASEMENT by Michael Hagins. Directed by Janet Bentley, previews begin September 28 at The Gene Frankel Theatre. Opening is slated for October 6. (more...)

Berkeley Rep presents World Premiere of IMAGINARY COMFORTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

???????Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the world premiere of Imaginary Comforts, or The Story of the Ghost of the Dead Rabbit, written by Daniel Handler and directed by Tony Taccone. The new play begins previews on Thursday, October 5 and the show runs through Sunday, November 19. Individual tickets begin at $30 and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone, 510 647-2949. Press night will be on Thursday, October 12. (more...)

The Weston Playhouse Theatre Company presents LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Continuing its multi-year commitment to American Masters, classic American dramas in fresh productions by nationally known artists, the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company will present Eugene O'Neill's Long day's Journey into night.  The Pulitzer Prize winning drama, considered O'Neill's greatest work and one of the finest American plays of the twentieth century, begins a limited run on August 24. (more...)

Samuel French to Publish Six Winning Titles from 2017 OOB Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Samuel French has announced the winners of the 2017 Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival, the nation's premier short play competition. (more...)

Creede Repertory Theatre Presents the 2017 Headwaters New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

CRT's Headwaters New Play Festival is the source of new plays in the West, and fosters the development of new plays for CRT's stages and beyond. 2017 Playwrights will spend one week in development with a cast, director, and dramaturg at Creede Repertory Theatre, culminating in public readings and performances August 25th-26th. (more...)

The Getty Villa to present Court Theatre's IPHIGENIA IN AULIS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

This September, the Getty Museum and Chicago-based Court Theatre present Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulis, the twelfth annual outdoor theatrical production in the Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman Theater at the Getty Villa. Directed by Charles Newell, artistic director of Court Theatre, and translated by Nicholas Rudall, founding artistic director of Court Theatre, Iphigenia in Aulis was first presented in 2014 at Court Theatre in Chicago and will be reimagined for the Getty's production. (more...)

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