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Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW - Sep 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for Connecticut (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...)

Lesli Margherita will Play Cindy Lou Who in the World Premiere of WHO'S HOLIDAY!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

BroadwayWorld has learned that Olivier-winner Lesli Margherita will lead the world premiere production of Matthew Lombardo's WHO'S HOLIDAY. (more...)

Kate Mulgrew To Host Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announced today that renowned actress, Kate Mulgrew, known for her work in ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, STAR TREK: VOYAGER, Tea at Five, EQUUS and The Vineyard's SOMEWHERE FUN, will host Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon on Thursday, November 9. (more...)

Sean Pomposello Joins Hartford Stage as Director of Marketing and Communications
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

After a nationwide search, the Tony Award-Winning Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, today announced that Sean Pomposello has been appointed Director of Marketing and Communications beginning October 2, 2017. (more...)

WHO'S HOLIDAY Makes Things Merry And Bright Beginning November 14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

Richmond Triangle Players continues its 2018-19 season with Who's Holiday, the mid-Atlantic premiere of the play Dr. Seuss didn't want you to see! The production will open Friday November 16 at 8:00 pm, after two low-priced previews on Wednesday and Thursday November 14 and 15 at 8:00 pm, and run through Saturday December 15. (more...)

Art and Politics Will Collide in Rubicon's TAKING SIDES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company (RTC) opens the company's 2017-2018 20th Anniversary Season with a provocative and gripping drama based on the story of German conductor and composer Wilhelm Furtw ngler, who remained in Germany after Hitler's rise to power and was later accused of being a Nazi sympathizer. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lesli Margherita, Charles Busch, Alex Brightman, Sierra Boggess and More Celebrate WHO'S HOLIDAY Opening Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Olivier Award winner Lesli Margherita plays 'Cindy Lou Who' in the world premiere of Matthew Lombardo's new comedy with a twist of rhyme, WHO'S HOLIDAY! directed by Carl Andress, which celebrated its opening last night, November 28. The strictly limited engagement plays The Westside Theatre Upstairs (407 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036) through Sunday, December 31st. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

VIDEO: Meet Cindy! Lesli Margherita Debuts Her WHO'S HOLIDAY Character in New Promo
by Stage Tube - Nov 24, 2017

Olivier Award-winner Lesli Margherita will play 'Cindy Lou Who' in the World Premiere of Matthew Lombardo's Christmas comedy in couplets, WHO'S HOLIDAY! to be directed by Carl Andress. Lesli debuted her new character in a Thanksgiving promo for the show yesterday! Meet Cindy below! (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Company Continues Anniversary Season with THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

Elvis has indeed left the building! ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY (ETC) is thrilled to announce the second show of its 40th Anniversary Season, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE, written by Matthew Lopez, directed by Jenny Sullivan with choreography by Jamie Torcellini. THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE begins previews on Thursday, December 6, opens on Saturday, December 8, and runs through Sunday, December 23, 2018 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Kate Mulgrew Hosts the Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon
by Walter McBride - Nov 10, 2017

Renowned actress, Kate Mulgrew, known for her work in ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, STAR TREK: VOYAGER, Tea at Five, EQUUS and The Vineyard's SOMEWHERE FUN, hosted Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon on Thursday, November 9 at the National Arts Club in Manhattan. Antoinette Nwandu (PASS OVER) received Vineyard Theatre's 2017-2018 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. Paula Vogel spoke at the event. (more...)

The Society for the Preservation of Theatrical History presents STAGE STRUCK: Reclaiming the History  of Women
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The Society for the Preservation of Theatrical History in association with New Perspectives Theatre Company (NPTC) is pleased to present a limited run engagement of STAGE STRUCK: Reclaiming the History of Women in Theatre written and performed by Paula Ewin*, Ginger Grace*, Mari Lyn Henry, Judy Rosenblatt*, and Sandhi Santini. Additional text is by Melody Brooks. The production runs May 19-22, 2017 at New Perspectives Studio, 458 W 37th Street (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Rubicon Theatre Company's THE BABY DANCE: MIXED
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2018

Casting has been announced for the World Premiere of THE BABY DANCE: MIXED, a new adaptation by Emmy Award-winner JANE ANDERSON ("Olive Kitteridge") of her acclaimed 2004 play The Baby Dance. A drama delicately laced with comic overtones, THE BABY DANCE: MIXED is a compelling and urgent play about race, class, and wanting the perfect child. In the story, Regina and Richard, an affluent mixed-race couple in Los Angeles, have everything except a baby. Wanda and Al, an African-American couple living in an overcrowded trailer in modern-day Louisiana, are too poor to keep their soon-to-be-born child. Through an adoption attorney, the two couples broker a deal. However, circumstances arise that affect their decision and the situation spins out of control. The Wall Street Journal described The Baby Dance as "filled with emotional power and nimble humor." The L.A. Times called it "a stunner…funny as well as perceptive." (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh Will Bring Her Award-Winning Performance As Golda Meir In GOLDA'S BALCONY To Montreal
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Four-time Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh will recreate her award-winning performance as Golda Meir in Golda's Balcony, when the acclaimed William Gibson play comes to the Segal Centre for Performing Arts from May 22 to June 10, 2018. There will be an ASL-interpreted performance on June 9. (more...)

Mfoniso Udofia Announced As 2018 AETNA New Voices Fellow
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts have announced playwright Mfoniso Udofia as the 2018 Aetna New Voices Fellow at Hartford Stage. (more...)

The Pianist Of Willesden Lane Returns To Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

World-renowned piano virtuoso Mona Golabek returns to Hartford Stage for a limited engagement of her inspirational show, The Pianist of Willesden Lane. Back by popular demand, The Pianist of Willesden Lane will run Thursday, July 12, through Sunday, July 22, for 13 performances only. Tickets will be available for sale on Saturday, May 19. (more...)

Hershey Felder to Return to Hartford Stage in OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Hartford Stage will present Our Great Tchaikovsky, a celebration of the famed Russian composer, written and performed by internationally-acclaimed pianist, actor and playwright Hershey Felder, for a limited one-week engagement - August 19 through 27. (more...)

Darko Tresnjak To Step Down As Artistic Director of Hartford Stage in June 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Darko Tresnjak will step down as Hartford Stage's Artistic Director at the conclusion of the 2018-19 season. Tresnjak has served as the Tony Award-winning theatre's artistic leader since 2011. A national search will be conducted to find his replacement. (more...)

Hartford Stage to Present World Premiere of THE FLAMINGO KID in 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts today announced the line-up of classic, contemporary, thought-provoking and entertaining new work that will comprise the Tony Award-winning regional theatre's 55th season, Tresnjak's final season as Artistic Director. (more...)

Hartford Stage Adds Shaw's HEARTBREAK HOUSE to Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Darko Tresnjak, Artistic Director, and Michael Stotts, Managing Director, announced today that George Bernard Shaw's Heartbreak House, with its particular relevance to today's social climate, will replace Saint Joan as the final play of the 2016-17 season. Tresnjak will direct. (more...)

THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA with James Earl Jones Finds Full Cast at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, will present The Night of the Iguana, written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Michael Wilson. Performances begin on Saturday, February 18 and run through Saturday, March 18 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge. (more...)

Hartford Stage Joins Hands with More Than 300 Theatres Nationwide for The Ghostlight Project
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Darko Tresnjak, Artistic Director, and Michael Stotts, Managing Director, announced today that Hartford Stage will join hands with more than 300 theatres nationwide for the launch of The Ghostlight Project, a national expression of unity among artists and audiences, at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, January 19, in the Geo and Laura Estes Lobby. (more...)

Darko Tresnjak's Island-Set COMEDY OF ERRORS Begins Tonight at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts welcome a lively ensemble of actors, singers, dancers, musicians and acrobats for William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, a musical extravaganza directed by Tresnjak and choreographed by Peggy Hickey. The show plays tonight, January 12, to February 12, 2017. (more...)

Hartford Stage Adds Athol Fugard's A LESSON FROM ALOES To Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

Darko Tresnjak, Artistic Director, and Michael Stotts, Managing Director, announced today that Athol Fugard's A Lesson from Aloes, an important work which speaks to the current social and political discord surrounding the issues of nationalism and immigration, will replace Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act as the final play of the 2017-18 season. Tresnjak will direct. (more...)

Hartford Stage Announces Cast and Creative Team For Caryl Churchill's CLOUD 9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the creative team and cast for Caryl Churchill's provocative comedy Cloud 9, directed by Elizabeth Williamson. The show plays February 23 to March 19. (more...)

THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, Starring James Earl Jones, Opens Tonight at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, presents The Night of the Iguana, written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Michael Wilson. (more...)

Hartford Stage Announces Final Play of 2016-17 Season: Caryl Churchill's CLOUD 9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today that Hartford Stage's 2016-17 season will include Caryl Churchill's landmark play Cloud 9, a provocative and vital comedy that looks at the ever-changing world of sexual identity, directed by Elizabeth Williamson. (more...)

Catherine Zuber and Tony Straiges Among 2017 Theatre Development Fund/Irene Sharaff Awardees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Six-time Tony Award-winning costume designer CATHERINE ZUBER and legendary scenic designer TONY STRAIGES are among the 2017 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients which were just announced by Theatre Development Fund (TDF), a not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts. (more...)

THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, Starring James Earl Jones, Begins Tonight at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, will present The Night of the Iguana, written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Michael Wilson. Performances begin today, February 18 and run through Today, March 18 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge. (more...)

Hartford Stage Extends Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Due to high ticket demand, Hartford Stage announced today that it is adding four additional performances to the run of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig and directed by Emily Mann. The show now runs through Sunday, March 25.  (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 12/7: Read the Reviews For NETWORK, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Dec 7, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: read all the reviews for Network, and more! (more...)

Breaking: Faye Dunaway To Return to Broadway as Katharine Hepburn In Matthew Lombardo's TEA AT FIVE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

After an absence of more than thirty-five years, Academy Award-winning legend Faye Dunaway will return to Broadway to play another Academy Award-winning legend, Katharine Hepburn, in the Broadway premiere of Tea at Five, producer Ben Feldman announced today.  (more...)

Social: Lesli Margherita Takes Over BWW's Instagram at Gypsy Of The Year Today!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

Olivier Award winner Lesli Margherita plays 'Cindy Lou Who' in the world premiere of Matthew Lombardo's new comedy with a twist of rhyme, WHO'S HOLIDAY! directed by Carl Andress opening tomorrow, November 28. The strictly limited engagement plays The Westside Theatre Upstairs (407 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036) through Sunday, December 31st. (more...)

Tony Winner Darko Tresnjak Extends Stay as Artistic Director of Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Sue Ann Collins, president of the Board of Directors of Hartford Stage, announced today that Darko Tresnjak, artistic director since 2012, has extended his contract through June 2019. (more...)

WHO'S HOLIDAY! Playwright Sues Dr. Seuss Enterprises for Cancelation of Play
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Earlier this year, an off-Broadway production of WHO'S HOLIDAY!, a new play by Matthew Lombardo, was canceled by the Shubert Organization they received complaints from Dr. Seuss Enterprises. Now according to the New York Times, the playwright is suing the owner of copyrights for Seuss' works, arguing that the 'highly transformative' material does not in fact infringe on How the Grinch Stole Christmas. (more...)

Darko Tresnjak's Island-Set COMEDY OF ERRORS Finds Full Cast, Creative Team at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the creative team and cast - a lively ensemble of actors, singers, dancers, musicians and acrobats - for William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, a musical extravaganza directed by Tresnjak and choreographed by Peggy Hickey. The show plays January 12 to February 12. (more...)

New Rep Extends FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Through January 1
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

New Repertory Theatre has extended Fiddler on the Roof, running December 2, 2016- January 1, 2017 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. (more...)

Hartford Stage Forms Ongoing Community Partnership with the Hartford Public Library
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, together with Hartford Public Library Chief Executive Officer Bridget Quinn-Carey, today announced a new community partnership that will deepen engagement and increase access to live theatre for residents of the city's diverse neighborhoods. (more...)

John Tufts to Star in I AM MY OWN WIFE at Laguna Playhouse This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced the fourth show in the Laguna Playhouse 97th season, I AM MY OWN WIFE, written by Doug Wright and directed by Jenny Sullivan and starring John Tufts. (more...)

Casting Announced For MAKE BELIEVE at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts today announced the cast and creative team for Make Believe, written by Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle award-winning playwright Bess Wohl. The world premiere play will perform Thursday, September 6, through Sunday, September 30, to open the Tony Award-winning regional theatre's 55th season. Jackson Gay will direct. (more...)

Connecticut Cabaret Theatre Presents Katharine Hepburn Tale TEA AT FIVE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Capture the fiery spirit of Katharine Hepburn, portrayed by Kelly Broucher, in a one-woman show that recounts her journey from a well-heeled Yankee childhood to winner of four Oscars. Ensconced at her beloved Fenwick home, Ms. Hepburn reflects on the dizzying heights and emotional lows of her upbringing, her adventures in show business and her heartbreaking romance with Spencer Tracy. Audiences leave with new memories of one of the most dearly loved ladies of an era. (more...)

PANIC! Productions Announces the Full Cast of INSPECTING CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

PANIC! PRODUCTIONS are thrilled to announce their entire Cast for the madcap holiday comedy, "INSPECTING CAROL" written by Daniel Sullivan. In addition to the headliner, Barry Pearl, Panic! Productions and director Kirsten Chandler confirmed a talented and stellar cast to perform the hysterical Christmas favorite in September. (more...)

BWW Review: TEA AT FIVE at Connecticut Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon - Aug 26, 2017

The life of Katherine Hepburn is brilliantly presented in a one woman show that captivates the audience making us feel as if we are in the presence of the real Katherine Hepburn, both in the first act set in 1938 and in the second act set in 1983. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 8/20/2017
by BWW - Aug 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/20/2017 for Connecticut (more...)

Hershey Felder to Return to Hartford Stage in OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

Hartford Stage will present Our Great Tchaikovsky, a celebration of the famed Russian composer, written and performed by internationally-acclaimed pianist, actor and playwright Hershey Felder, for a limited one-week engagement - August 19 through 27. (more...)

Connecticut Cabaret Theatre Presents TEA AT FIVE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Capture the fiery spirit of Katharine Hepburn, portrayed by Kelly Broucher, in a one-woman show that recounts her journey from a well-heeled Connecticut Yankee childhood to winner of four Oscars. (more...)

Hartford Stage Announces Final Phase Of Theatre Renovations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

Hartford Stage will embark upon the final phase of a $14 million, multi-year plan to transform the 50 Church Street theatre's functionality, comfort and accessibility. The remaining renovations, slated to begin at the close of the 2017-18 season, will include a refurbishment of guest artist dressing rooms, fully remodeled green room, and a state-of-the-art costume shop. (more...)

Miles Anderson to Play Patriarch in HEARTBREAK HOUSE at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the creative team and cast for George Bernard Shaw's comic and caustic masterwork Heartbreak House, directed by Tresnjak. The show plays May 11 to June 11. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Co Continues 20th Anniversary Season with THE BABY DANCE: MIXED
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Casting has been announced for the World Premiere of THE BABY DANCE: MIXED, a new adaptation by Emmy Award-winner JANE ANDERSON ('Olive Kitteridge') of her acclaimed 2004 play The Baby Dance. A drama delicately laced with comic overtones, THE BABY DANCE: MIXED is a compelling and urgent play about race, class, and wanting the perfect child. (more...)

Jeeves & Wooster Star In PERFECT NONSENSE As Sixth Production Of The 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts today announced that Jeeves & Wooster in "Perfect Nonsense," the Olivier Award-winning comedy from brothers David and Robert Goodale, will make its North American premiere at Hartford Stage during the 2018-19 season. Original director Sean Foley will return to stage the show in Hartford. (more...)

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