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The lives of two neurotic brothers with a fragile relationship are wrenched apart when a vagrant comes to be caretaker of their property, setting off a territorial struggle.


Traveller's Debut Album WESTERN MOVIES Now Available
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2018

Traveller are proud to release their debut album, Western Movies, on Refuge Foundation for the Arts. Last week, American Songwriter previewed the album, calling it '...a rootsy singer-songwriter collection that finds the three songwriters trading vocals on their off-kilter songs, at turns humorous and devastating...' The trio have begun a U.S. tour which hits Great Scott in Boston tonight. Full list of dates below. (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre Company Mounts 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEAS
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Lookingglass Theatre Company concludes its 30th Anniversary season with the world premiere of 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas adapted by David Kersnar and Althos Low, from the books by Jules Verne, directed by Ensemble Member David Kersnar. 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas runs May 23 - August 19, 2018 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Following Smash Hit SMALL BALL Catastrophic Presents Two More Plays By Mickle Maher
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Following directly on the heels of The Catastrophic Theatre's smash hit musical SMALL BALL, with book and lyrics by Mickle Maher, the theatre is commemorating its long and prolific relationship with Maher by remounting its lauded 2008 production of his play THE STRANGERER to play in repertory with its spiritual sequel, in an extremely limited run. THE STRANGERER is a darkly hilarious satire of the first debate in the 2004 presidential election between George W. Bush and Jim Kerry, moderated by Jim Lehrer. It will be presented in repertory with JIM LEHRER AND THE THEATRE AND ITS DOUBLE AND JIM LEHRER'S DOUBLE, a sequel to THE STRANGERER about Jim Lehrer, the now retired news anchor and presidential debate moderator, who is visited one evening by his double: Jim Lehrer, the amateur playwright. (more...)

TRAVESTIES' Patrick Marber Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Patrick Marber has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for TRAVESTIES. (more...)

Cast Announced for THE SECRET LIVES OF BABA SEGI'S WIVES
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

Joining the Arcola's exciting and empowering production of Lola Shoneyin's The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives, Patrice Naiambana (Barbershop Chronicles, National Theatre; The Caretaker, Bristol Old Vic), Jumoke Fashola (Inspirit, BBC Radio London's Sunday Breakfast Show; Dirty Little Secrets, London Festival of Cabaret), Christina Oshunniyi (Ife, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Africa Center; One Session, First Star Studios), Layo-Christina Akinlude (The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare's Globe; The Cane, Bush Theatre), and Marcy Dolapo Oni (Iya-Ile, Soho Theatre; The Marcy Project, OHTV) will appear as Baba Segi and his wives. (more...)

Warwick Arts Centre & China Plate Present TRYING IT ON by David Edgar
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

In 1968, playwright David Edgar was 20 years old. It was also the year of some of the most important and formative events in modern history, including the Paris student revolt, the assassination of Martin Luther King, Enoch Powell's "rivers of blood" speech, and the ongoing war in Vietnam. Trying It On is a new play written and performed by David Edgar, which reflects on the legacy of this momentous year, drawing on first-person interviews with some of the leading political figures of the time, as well as contemporary activists. The performance also marks David's first professional stage performance in this contemplative one-man play. (more...)

BWW Review: LES MISERABLES at Popejoy Hall
by Beth Leitman - May 10, 2018

BWW Review: Les Miserables at Popejoy Hall is a production not to be missed (more...)

BWW Review: LES MISERABLES at Popejoy Hall
by Beth Leitman - May 10, 2018

BWW Review: Les Miserables at Popejoy Hall is not to be missed. (more...)

The Jamie Lloyd Company Presents PINTER AT THE PINTER, A Season of Harold Pinter's One-Act Plays
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

The Jamie Lloyd Company, Ambassador Theatre Group, Benjamin Lowy Productions, Gavin Kalin Productions and Glass Half Full Productions present an extraordinary season of Harold Pinter's one-act plays on the tenth anniversary of the Nobel Prize winner's death, performed in the theatre that bears his name. (more...)

2018 Tribeca Film Festival Unveils TRIBECA IMMERSIVE PROGRAM
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, has been the premier curator of cutting-edge interactive storytelling for more than a decade. The 2018 Tribeca Immersive program showcases works by artists who are pushing boundaries, using technology to tell stories and create new experiences. The Virtual Arcade lineup, presented by AT&T, includes 21 world premiere VR/AR exhibits as well as five Storyscapes experiences in competition. The program takes place at the Tribeca Festival Hub from April 20-28. A new addition to Tribeca Immersive is Tribeca Cinema360, a VR theater featuring four curated screening programs of 360° mobile content, running April 21-28. The 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival takes place April 18-29, 2018. (more...)

Mad Cow Announces Cast Of A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

???????Mad Cow Theatre is thrilled to announce the cast and creative team of Arthur Miller's stunning drama A View from the Bridge, which will take the Harriett stage March 23, 2018 as the sixth production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 21.  (more...)

Brigade Announces Titles Participating in the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

The Tribeca Film Festival is the leading cultural event that brings visionaries and diverse audiences together to celebrate storytelling in all its forms, including film, TV, VR, gaming, music, and online work. With strong roots in independent film, Tribeca is a platform for creative expression and immersive entertainment. The Festival CHAMPIONS emerging and established voices; discovers award-winning filmmakers and creators; curates innovative experiences; and introduces new technology and ideas through premieres, exhibitions, talks, and live performances. (more...)

BWW Review: Retired From Parliament, Glenda Jackson Returns to Broadway in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN
by Michael Dale - Mar 30, 2018

It's been nearly three decades since the superb stage artist Glenda Jackson took her last opening night bow on Broadway, playing Lady Macbeth in 1988. Since then she's been working in the somewhat less scripted field of British politics, serving in Parliament for over twenty years. (more...)

Meet the Cast of Roundabout's TRAVESTIES- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 29, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play Travesties begins previews tonight! Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

BWW Interview: John Hopkins Talks MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by Rona Kelly - Mar 29, 2018

2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the Rose Theatre Kingston. Part of the celebrations sees Much Ado About Nothing take centre stage, directed by Simon Dormandy. Having played the role of Claudio early in his career, John Hopkins returns to the play to take on the role of Benedick. With rehearsals underway, John spoke to us about the darkness of the play, dream jobs and dancing. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to the Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

Matthew Warchus' big-hearted, smash hit production of Charles Dickens' immortal classic A Christmas Carol returns to The Old Vic opening on 5 December, with previews from 27 November, joyously adapted for the stage by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child). (more...)

Lookingglass Announces Season of World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces its complete 2018-2019 season lineup. The season begins with the World Premiere of The Steadfast Tin Soldier: A Christmas Pantomime, conceived and directed by Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman from the story by Hans Christian Andersen. Following The Steadfast Tin Soldier is the World Premiere of Act(s) of God written by Ensemble Member Kareem Bandealy and directed by Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman. (more...)

The Grinning Man Extends for Three Final Weeks at Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

London's critically acclaimed new British musical The Grinning Man, now playing at the Trafalgar Studios, has today announced a final extended three week booking period until 5 May. (more...)

Zoetic Stage and Arsht Center to Host South Florida Premiere of FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Zoetic Stage (@ZoeticStageMIA) and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (@ArshtCenter) are proud to present the South Florida premiere of FUN HOME, the five-time Tony Award-winning musical and tragicomedy based on Alison Bechdel's best-selling memoir. Playing April 12 - May 13, 2018 in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House), FUN HOME closes Zoetic Stage's 2017-2018 season and the Center's Theater Up Close Series. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Sammy Williams
by Walter McBride - Mar 21, 2018

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, Sammy Williams, best known for his Tony Award winning performance as Paul San Marco in the original production of A Chorus Line, has passed away yesterday morning at 69. As Paul San Marco, Mr. Williams was also awarded the prestigious Obie Award and was given a Special Theatre World Award for his contribution to that production. (more...)

BWW Review: THE HUMANS: 2016 Best Play Tour at Boch Shubert Center
by Nancy Grossman - Mar 19, 2018

The National Tour of the 2016 Tony Award-winning play THE HUMANS makes its Boston debut at the Boch Center Shubert Theatre. Playwright Stephen Karam, a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist, is well-known to local theater audiences from his dark comedy SONS OF THE PROPHET, and SPEECH AND DEBATE. With humor and heart, THE HUMANS offers an in-depth look at the foibles and fears of the members of one family and how they help each other survive in an increasingly unforgiving world. (more...)

Sammy Williams, Tony Winning A CHORUS LINE Star Dies at 69
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2018

BroadwayWorld is sad to report that Sammy Williams, best known for his Tony Award winning performance as Paul San Marco in the original production of A Chorus Line, has passed away at 69. (more...)

The Irish Are Coming To Shakespeare Theatre Company in WAITING FOR GODOT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) will host Druid, Ireland's most celebrated theatre company, and their critically acclaimed production of Waiting for Godot. Directed by Tony Award-winner Garry Hynes, Druid's production of Samuel Beckett's absurd, anarchic masterpiece will make its regional premiere at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street, NW) from April 17 through May 20, 2018 before it travels on to Chicago. (more...)

David Cromer to Direct NEXT TO NORMAL at Writers Theatre; Full Season Announcement
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

Writers Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce the company's 2018/19 six-show season. Closing the season in the Nichols Theatre will be the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal, with music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey, directed by David Cromer and music directed by Andra Velis Simon. (more...)

New Historic Play CATO AND DOLLY Premieres At Boston's Old State House
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

The Bostonian Society announces the world premiere of Cato and Dolly, an all-new live play by Playwright Patrick Gabridge at Boston's historic Old State House, running Friday, July 6 - September 29, 2018. The new play, commissioned specifically for the Old State House's Through the Keyhole exhibition, reveals life behind the door of the Hancock House, Governor John Hancock's 18th century Beacon Hill home. In addition to viewing the historic door itself, on public view for the first time in decades, visitors to Through the Keyhole will experience the new 20-minute play which offers a glimpse of everyday life behind the Hancock door through the eyes of those who lived there: Cato Hancock, an enslaved person in the Hancock household and Dolly Hancock, John Hancock's wife and First Lady of Massachusetts. Gabridge's powerful site-specific play at the Old State House, Blood On The Snow, had a sold-out run in 2016-2017 and was called "electric and alive" by WGBH's Jared Bowen. (more...)

The Jamie Lloyd Company Announces Further Casting for PINTER AT THE PINTER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2018

Keith Allen, Phil Davis, Paapa Essiedu, Rupert Graves, Gary Kemp, John Simm and Maggie Steed have joined the extraordinary company of Pinter at the Pinter, the unprecedented season featuring all twenty of Harold Pinter's one-act plays, running from September 2018 to February 2019, to mark the tenth anniversary of the Nobel Prize winner's death. The plays are directed by Jamie Lloyd, Patrick Marber, Ed Stambollouian, Lyndsey Turner and Lia Williams, with design by Soutra Gilmour, lighting design by Jon Clark and Richard Howell, and sound and music by George Dennis and Ben & Max Ringham. Further casting to be announced. (more...)

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Will Tour The UK Starring Mark Benton And Nigel Harman
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

After 'sealing the deal' with critics and audiences alike during its smash hit West End run, Sam Yates' unmissable production of one of David Mamet's greatest and most lauded plays, Glengarry Glen Ross will embark on a nationwide tour from 14 February 2019 opening at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking. The hard-nosed sales team in this darkly funny classic will then visit Birmingham, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Glasgow, Richmond, Brighton and Cardiff with further tour dates to be announced shortly. (more...)

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS To Arrive On The Opera House Manchester Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

After 'sealing the deal' with critics and audiences alike during its smash hit West End run, Sam Yates' unmissable production of one of David Mamet's greatest and most lauded plays, Glengarry Glen Ross will embark on a nationwide tour from 14 February 2019 opening at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking. The hard-nosed sales team in this darkly funny classic will then visit Birmingham, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Glasgow, Richmond, Brighton and Cardiff with further tour dates to be announced shortly. (more...)

Christopher Hayden Directs UK Premiere of ON THE EXHALE at Edinburgh Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2018

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Chesterwood To Present Staged Reading Of Harold Holzer's THE LINCOLN FAMILY ALBUM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Chesterwood will present a staged reading of "The Lincoln Family Album", written and moderated by noted Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer, on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 5 p.m. in Daniel Chester French's Studio. The presentation is the third program Holzer has written and narrated for Chesterwood and follows the success of previous sold-out performances of Holzer's "Lincoln Speaks." (more...)

Lookingglass To Extend 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

???????Lookingglass Theatre Company announces an extension of 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas adapted by David Kersnar and Althos Low, from the books by Jules Verne, directed by Ensemble Member David Kersnar. Due to high ticket demand, additional dates, August 22 - 26, 2018, have been added. 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas plays at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. (more...)

THE GRINNING MAN Extends At Trafalgar Studios Through April 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

London's new smash hit musical The Grinning Man, now playing at the Trafalgar Studios, has today announced a new extended booking period until 14 April. (more...)

WRONGFUL DEATH AND OTHER CIRCUS ACTS Premieres in Miami
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Zoetic Stage (@ZoeticStageMIA) and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (@ArshtCenter) are proud to present the world premiere of WRONGFUL DEATH AND OTHER CIRCUS ACTS, a dark comedy by Carbonell and Silver Palm Award-winning local playwright, Christopher Demos-Brown. Playing January 18 February 4, 2018 in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House), WRONGFUL DEATH AND OTHER CIRCUS ACTS continues Zoetic Stage's 2017-2018 season at the Arsht Center as part of the Center's Theater Up Close Series. (more...)

Olea Announces the OleaVision In-Vehicle Life Presence Detector
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

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Photo Flash: Antaeus Tackles Harold Pinter's Dark Comedy THE HOTHOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Chilling, sinister, thought-provoking and wickedly funny. Antaeus Theatre Companypresents a fully partner-cast production of Harold Pinter's seldom seen dark comedy, The Hothouse. Directed by Nike Doukas, The Hothouse opens on Jan. 25 and Jan. 26 (one opening for each cast), running through March 11 at the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale. Low-priced previews begin on Jan. 18. (more...)

BWW Interview: Peter Wight Talks THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
by Marianka Swain - Jan 17, 2018

Actor Peter Wight's career varies from Robert Icke's recent Hamlet to a range of classical and contemporary work with the National Theatre, Royal Court and RSC, plus multiple Mike Leigh films. His current project is the 60th-anniversary revival of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party, now in previews at the Harold Pinter Theatre. (more...)

Michael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) announces the cast and creative team for Hamlet, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince. Shakespeare's most celebrated tragedy will run January 16-February 25, 2018 at Sidney Harman Hall. (more...)

Mosaic Theater Company Launches National Tour Of Renowned Voices From Changing Middle East Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Mosaic Theater Company of DCtakes its acclaimedVoices From a Changing Middle East Festival on tour this winter, bringing several of its seminal Festival productions (I SHALL NOT HATE, VIA DOLOROSA, and the recent film adaptation of WRESTLING JERUSALEM) to the University of Oklahoma, Grinnell College, and Eastern Mennonite University for presentations of each project, and culminating in a special evening at the University of Chicago's Logan Center for the Arts where excerpts from all three works will be shared in a single evening. The tour reflects different dimensions of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and the efforts to achieve reckoning and reconciliation through live performance and discussion, in works performed in English, Arabic, and Hebrew (with translated surtitles). (more...)

McCarter to Start 2018 with Marie Jones's STONES IN HIS POCKETS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

McCarter Theatre Center is starting 2018 with a strong shot of Irish humor as it presents Marie Jones' Stones in His Pockets, January 12 February 11 in the Berlind Theatre. (more...)

Nominations for the 42nd Annual Carbonell Awards Have Been Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

For the first time in the awards history, the nomination are being announced live simultaneously by The Morning Lounge with Jill and Rich on Legends Radio100.3FM along with the Carbonell Awards FacebookLive simulcast from 6am-10am today. (more...)

DANCING LESSONS Makes South Florida Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

???????Zoetic Stage (@ZoeticStageMIA) and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (@ArshtCenter) are proud to present the South Florida premiere of DANCING LESSONS, Mark St. Germain's insightful, poignant, witty and hilarious romantic comedy. Playing March 8 - March 25, 2018 in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House), DANCING LESSONS continues Zoetic Stage's 2017-2018 season at the Arsht Center as part of the Center's Theater Up Close Series. (more...)

Meet the Broadway-Filled Cast of THE PARTY; In Theatres on February 16!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

In Sally Potter's new dark comedy THE PARTY, Janet (Kristin Scott Thomas) is hosting an intimate gathering of friends in her London home to celebrate her political ascension, while her husband, Bill (Timothy Spall), seems preoccupied. Janet's acerbic best friend, April (Patricia Clarkson) arrives and others follow, some with their own dramatic news to share, but an announcement by Bill provokes a series of revelations that gradually unravel the sophisticated soiree, and a night that began with champagne may end with gunplay. (more...)

La MaMa Presents EXTREME WHETHER, A Cli-Fi Play By Karen Malpede
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

From March 1 to 18, La MaMa will present Theater Three Collaborative in a new production of 'Extreme Whether,' a 'Cli-Fi' play written and directed by Karen Malpede. The piece juxtaposes psychological and magical realism in a tale of a courageous climate researcher who is defamed by special interests, including his own family. Obie-winner Rocco Sisto heads a cast of six. (more...)

Writers Theatre Announces Season Casting
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

Writers Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce initial casting for the company's previously announced 2018/19 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Winners Announced for the 42nd Annual Carbonell Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

Kings of Harlem, an exuberant play about an African-American basketball team in the 1930s and Sunday in the Park with George, Stephen Sondheim's intricate musical about painter George Seurat, took their respective places in South Florida theatrical history as Best Play and Best Musical on Monday, April 2, when the winners of the 42nd annual Carbonell Awards were announced. The ceremony was held at Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale. (more...)

Hidden Content Launches With World Premiere of THE CARETAKER VR at Tribeca Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Filmmakers Jacob Wasserman, Adam Donald and Ant Gentile announced today the formation of Hidden Content, a full-service virtual reality. Their first project was unveiled yesterday at the Tribeca Film Festival with the world premiere of their narrative 360 Cinema project  The Caretaker, the first installment of an original horror anthology series. (more...)

Book Introduces Enduring Love Between 'The Two Ruths'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

According to Martha Emily Bellinger, few lesbian novels discuss the spiritual issues concerning same-sex marriage. In 'The Two Ruths' (published by Archway Publishing), the author tells a fictional story that not only discusses how spirituality can play an important role in LGBT marriages, but also how it might be the 'glue' which keeps them going. (more...)

New Hampshire Theatre Project's Final Elephant-in-the-room Series Event Focuses On Death & Dying
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

The final event in New Hampshire Theatre Project's provocative Elephant-in-the-Room Series of play readings and community discussion will focus on the topic of the Death & Dying, featuring a reading of Constellations by Nick Payne.  This brilliant new script, currently running on the NHTP MainStage, takes us on a journey through parallel universes and the multiple nuances of loving relationships, including how two people who care deeply about each other cope with enormous loss and end of life questions. (more...)

Kazuo Ishiguro's THE REMAINS OF THE DAY Announced As Part Of Royal & Derngate's Made In Northampton Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

Artistic Director of Northampton's Royal & Derngate, James Dacre today announced that Royal & Derngate's commission of Kazuo Ishiguro's The Remains of the Day, adapted by Barney Norris, will receive its world premiere in Northampton in February 2019 before a national Out of Joint tour. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

The Fulton Theatre in association with Maine State Music Theatre is excited to bring to the stage, Million Dollar Quartet! The electrifying story of how 4 stars made music history! (more...)

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