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Cort Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
138 West 48th St.

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As sexual encounters and expectations of love fill the senses with hope of fulfillment, the next episode emerges. David Hare's adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler's once banned Reigen transfers the action from Vienna circa 1900 to present day. The audience voyeuristically experiences a provocative daisy chain of relationships. The episodes, teasing to satisfy, scrutinize sexual morals and class ideology of human mating rituals. These rituals resonate...as clearly today as they did a century ago.



Gunning for a Groom! MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL to Premiere in Sydney Next Year with New Tunes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

In Muriel's Wedding The Musical, Muriel Heslop is back! And this time she's singing. (more...)

Limelight Theatre Present David Hare's SKYLIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Written by David Hare and directed by James Hough-Neilson, Skylight is a contemporary classic that holds up a mirror to a divided society in a night of reunion and recrimination.On a bitterly cold London evening, school teacher Kyra Hollis receives an unexpected visit from former lover Tom Sergeant, a successful and charismatic restaurateur who has recently become widowed. As the evening progresses, the two find themselves locked in a dangerous battle of opposing ideologies and mutual desires. (more...)

PLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Extends at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that PLENTY, written by David Hare, will extend two weeks through Sunday, November 20. (more...)

THAT GOLDEN GIRLS SHOW! - A PUPPET PARODY Begins Next Week Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

As previously announced, Drama Desk nominee Jonathan Rockefeller debuts a brand new tribute show entitled That Golden Girls Show! - A Puppet Parody that will have its world premiere in NYC. (more...)

Janis Dardaris to Star in 'MOTHER COURAGE' at Quintessence
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre and launces its seventh season with David Hare's translation of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children, with original music by Michael Friedman. (more...)

PLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Begins Tonight at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

The Public Theater's production of Plenty, written by David Hare, recently extended two weeks through Sunday, November 20. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux, the show begins previews tonight, October 4. (more...)

THAT GOLDEN GIRLS SHOW! Puppet Parody Extends Through the Year Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Due to popular demand, Off-Broadway's hit puppet parody, That Golden Girls Show! will extend its stay at the Union Square's DR2 Theatre (103 E 15th Street) for the holidays as a new block of tickets is made available through January 1, 2017.  (more...)

PLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Extends Again at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The Public Theater has announced a final extension today for the first major New York revival of PLENTY, written by David Hare. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux, the show began performances on Tuesday, November 4 and was originally extended through Sunday, November 20. It will now run through Thursday, December 1, with an official press opening Sunday, October 23. (more...)

Janis Dardaris to Star in 'MOTHER COURAGE' at Quintessence
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre and launces its seventh season with David Hare's translation of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children, with original music by Michael Friedman. (more...)

Janis Dardaris to Star in 'MOTHER COURAGE' at Quintessence
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre and launces its seventh season with David Hare's translation of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children, with original music by Michael Friedman. (more...)

Bernadette Peters Narrates 10 LITTLE RUBBER DUCKS Animated Film, Out on Demand Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Jonathan Rockefeller recently released his animated film, 10 Little Rubber Ducks narrated by Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters, on iTunes. The short movie will be available live on demand starting tomorrow, October 11, 2016. (more...)

Chelsea Gibb To Play Sally Bowles
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

The Kit Kat Club is returning to Sydney in all its decadence for a new Australian revival of CABARET at Hayes Theatre Co. from 9 January 2017 followed by a season at Melbourne's Athenaeum Theatre from 27 April. (more...)

Phil Kline's UNSILENT NIGHT 25th Anniversary Comes to New York City
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

This December, composer Phil Kline's luminous and shimmering mobile sound-sculpture UNSILENT NIGHT returns for a 25th anniversary edition in cities across the United States and abroad. Since its debut with some of Kline's friends on the streets of Greenwich Village in 1992, Unsilent Night has grown as a true word-of-mouth phenomenon; it is now a worldwide annual holiday event and has been presented in over 100 cities and on five continents. (more...)

THAT GOLDEN GIRLS SHOW! A PUPPET PARODY Gets Holiday Makeover
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Just in time for the holidays, Jonathan Rockefeller's That Golden Girls Show! will deck the halls and get a holiday makeover, script and all, for the entire month of December in That Golden Girls Show! A Puppet Parody: Holiday Edition. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for CABARET at The Athenaeum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

The Kit Kat Club is returning to Melbourne in all its decadence for a new Australian revival of CABARET playing at The Athenaeum Theatre from 27 April.  To coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Broadway Opening of CABARET, tickets for the Melbourne season will go on sale on 21 November. (more...)

Artistic Director Tamara Harvey Announces 2017 Spring Season At Theatr Clwyd
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd Tamara Harvey today announces the 2017 spring season for the company. (more...)

UC San Diego to Present Rajiv Joseph's GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents Gruesome Playground Injuries by Rajiv Joseph, directed by Carla Harting, June 7-10, at the Arthur Wagner Theatre in Galbraith Hall, part of the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Theatre District on the university's campus. (more...)

Sam Mendes In Talks to Helm Live-Action PINOCCHIO for Disney
by Movies News Desk - May 23, 2017

Sam Mendes is currently in discussions to direct Disney's live-action adaptation of PINOCCHIO. As BWW previously reported, Peter Hedges will pen the script for the film, with Chris Weitz and Andrew Miano producing. (more...)

Acclaimed One Woman Show BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES Opens at the Athenaum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Jessica Sherr is proud to announce the limited Chicago engagement of her smash hit one-woman show Bette Davis Ain't for Sissies, June 15 - July 2, at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. Created and performed by Sherr, the 5-star reviewed show has performed in Edinburgh, Scotland, had a run at The St. James London, a sold-out off-Broadway run at 59E59 Theaters and toured performing arts centers throughout the United States. Opening night is Thursday, June 15 at 7:30 p.m. Performances are Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. with matinees Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $24 - $34 and available at AthenaeumTheatre.org. For more information on the production go to BetteDavisAintForSissies.com. (more...)

Jeff Talbott and Courtney Baron to Discuss New Plays Today at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Drama Book Shop is pleased to welcome playwrights Courtney Baron (A Very Common Procedure, The Blue Room) and Jeff Talbott (The Submission) for a discussion about their latest works, opening at New York's Keen Company and The Actors Company Theatre (TACT) later this month. (more...)

The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music Announces Season With New Music Director Cristian Macelaru
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, America's longest running festival of new orchestral music, celebrates the arrival of its brilliant new Music Director and Conductor, Cristian M?celaru, with a sensational series of commissioned works that continue the Festival's forward-looking tradition and opens creative doors for its dynamic young conductor. (more...)

Melville Theatre Presents THE MOZART FACTION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

What happens when the members of a community choir find themselves trapped at gunpoint during a rehearsal? (more...)

The Revival Announces THE MISEDUCATION OF 55TH STREET
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Within the context of today's racial and political climate, THE MISEDUCATION OF 55TH STREET uses humor, poetry and music to examine where we've been…and where we're going. From parent/teacher relationships in CPS classrooms, to backyard barbecues on Chicago's South Side, THE MISEDUCATION OF 55TH STREET explores the complexities of our "true selves" and our collective search for meaning. (more...)

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW Celebrates 100th Performance This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2016

The Drama Desk and Off-Broadway Alliance Award nominated show The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show will celebrate their 100th show in NYC today, July 9, 2016 at 12pm at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). The 100th Show will be followed by reception fit for a Very Hungry Caterpillar. (more...)

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW Celebrates 100th Performance This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

The Drama Desk and Off-Broadway Alliance Award nominated show The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show will celebrate their 100th show in NYC on July 9, 2016 at 12pm at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). The 100th Show will be followed by reception fit for a Very Hungry Caterpillar. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 7/31/2016
by BWW - Jul 31, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/31/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 7/03/2016
by BWW - Jul 3, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/03/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 7/24/2016
by BWW - Jul 24, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/24/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

Mark Strong and Hope Davis Lead David Hare's THE RED BARN at National Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jul 18, 2016

THE RED BARN, a new play by David Hare, based on the novel, La Main, by Georges Simenon opens in the Lyttelton Theatre on 6 October (press night 17 October). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 7/17/2016
by BWW - Jul 17, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/17/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

Audra McDonald, Daveed Diggs, Javier Munoz, Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, Lena Dunham and More to Take Part in Danny Boyle's THE CHILDREN'S MONOLOGUES at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The African-based creative arts charity Dramatic Need today announced that it will collaborate with Carnegie Hall to present the U.S. premiere of The Children's Monologues in a one-night-only benefit performance on Monday, November 13, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 7/10/2016
by BWW - Jul 10, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/10/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

Greg Fleet in New Play SIGNIFYING NOTHING Comes to Holden Street Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2017

Greg Fleet returns to the Adelaide Fringe in 2017 with his latest play Signifying Nothing, a modern take on the Macbeth tale, set in the world of Australian politics. Signifying Nothing will play in The Studio at Holden Street Theatres previewing 14, 15 February opening 16 February and playing through to 19 March.  (more...)

Nicole Kidman Opts Out of Broadway's PHOTOGRAPH 51 to Spend Time with Daughters
by Julie Musbach - Jan 14, 2017

According to Daily Mail, Nicole Kidman has chosen not to reprise her role in PHOTOGRAPH 51 to spend more time with her daughters, Sunday and Faith.  Kidman stated that 'Photograph 51 was such a profound, spontaneous, incredible experience. I loved that instantaneous reaction, which you never have with film.' However when she took the idea to her daughters 'they said nope!' (more...)

Full Casting Announced for Major Revival of David Hare's MASTERPIECE SKYLIGHT at Theatr Clwyd
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Artistic director of Theatr Clwyd, Tamara Harvey, today announces full casting for her major new revival of David Hare's Olivier award-winning drama, Skylight. Harvey will direct Oscar Batterham (Edward), Jeany Spark (Kyra) and Jay Villiers (Tom). The production opens on 14 February, with previews from 9 February, running until 4 March. (more...)

Weeping Spoon Returns to MICF with THE BALLAD OF FRANK ALLEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

From the bizarre mind of Festival-favourite Shane Adamczak (Trampoline, Zack Adams, 3x Canadian  Just For Laughs Award Nominee and producer of the Award-winning Fringe hits This Is Not A Love Song and Vicious Circles) comes a brand new comedy about how even the smallest people can do big things.  (more...)

BWW Profile: LION Oscar-Nominated Stage and Screen Star, Nicole Kidman
by Rachel Crawford - Feb 25, 2017

Nicole Kidman is a veteran in the entertainment industry, becoming a household name and garnering attention and awards for over 30 years of acting. This year, she is nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her character Sue Brierley in LION, which has received five other Oscar nominations. This year is the first time Kidman has been nominated for Best Supporting Actress. (more...)

Rickie Lee Jones and Madeleine Peyroux to Perform at Mayo Center This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Rickie Lee Jones and Madeleine Peyroux come to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

The Acting Gymnasium Sets A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Modern Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The Acting Gymnasium will present A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare this September. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 8/07/2016
by BWW - Aug 7, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/07/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW to End Early Off-Broadway for UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

The Drama Desk and Off-Broadway Alliance Award nominated show The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show will end its run in New York City on August 28 to accommodate an earlier start date for its UK Tour, which will begin performances on October 17, 2016. (more...)

Black Swan Joins Festival's Disability Arts Alliance
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Perth Festival is proud to have commissioned You Know We Belong Together, Julie Hales' theatrical celebration of the power of love, the pursuit of dreams and living with Down syndrome which will have its world premiere with Black Swan State Theatre Company at the 2018 Festival. (more...)

FAG/STAG Wins Scotsman Fringe First Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

FAG/STAG, presented by Underbelly and The Last Great Hunt, has won a prestigious Scotsman Fringe First Award. Heartfelt, funny and direct, FAG/STAG asks what it means to be a best mate when you're stuck being your worst self.  (more...)

Cast Complete for Rachel Weisz-Led Revival of PLENTY at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the first major New York revival of David Hare's PLENTY. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux and featuring the previously announced Rachel Weisz and Corey Stoll, the show will begin previews on Tuesday, October 4 and run through Sunday, November 6, with an official press opening on Thursday, October 20. (more...)

The Acting Gymnasium Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and LA RONDE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The Acting Gymnasium Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and LA RONDE (more...)

GOLDEN GIRLS Puppet Parody to Premiere Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Drama Desk nominee Jonathan Rockefeller debuts a brand new tribute show entitled That Golden Girls Show! - A Puppet Parody that will have its world premiere in NYC. (more...)

BWW Interview: Grace Savage talks WOMAD Takeover
by Rona Kelly - Aug 12, 2017

WOMAD (World of Music, Arts and Dance) kicks off their second day taking over the River Stage at the National Theatre. Saturday's lineup features performances and workshops, from a range of artists and for a range of ages. Kids as young as three crowded the stage to learn how to beat box from UK champion Grace Savage. Grace joined us just after to share her experience and reveal why that's the perfect age to start. (more...)

Mashi Theatre to Take TALES OF BIRBAL on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

As India celebrates 70 years of independence, Mashi theatre look further back in history, a time of magic, mysticism and storytelling. Tales of Birbal brings fables handed down generation to generation across the Indian sub-continent to stages across the UK for families of all backgrounds, beginning 19 May and running through 19 June 2017. (more...)

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW to Return to NYC with New Stories
by BroadwayWorld JR - Apr 18, 2017

Jonathan Rockefeller's critically-acclaimed and Drama Desk nominated The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, will return to New York City for a strictly limited season beginning September 28 through February 4, 2018, at Union Square's DR2 Theatre (103 East 15 Street). (more...)

Romantic Drama AMY'S VIEW Coming to Park Square Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Park Square continues its 2016-2017 season on the Proscenium Stage with David Hare's acclaimed romantic drama Amy's View, directed by Gary Gisselman. A generational play about the lifelong tension between a strong mother and her loving daughter, Amy's View mixes love, death, and the theatre in ways both rich and original. This modern classic shows how even the smallest events can set in motion a chain reaction that can dramatically change lives forever. (more...)

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