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Meet the Cast of THE NAP- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Sep 5, 2018

Manhattan Theatre Club's 2018-2019 season has kicked off with the American premiere of The Nap, get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

RSC's ROMEO AND JULIET Comes to Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

The Royal Shakespeare Company's 2019 tour Romeo and Juliet will run at Theatre Royal, Glasgow next year as part of a UK tour. Tickets are on sale to ATG Theatre Card holders on Tuesday 4 September on go on general sale on Friday 7 September. (more...)

World Premiere Of DIALEKTIKON Comes To Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Ex Nihilo Theatre Group in association with Park Theatre are proud to present the World Premiere of Dialektikon by Jacky Ivimy. DIALEKTIKON is a deliciously dark 'down-the-rabbit-hole' tale of a young woman on a journey to find herself, her courage and hope for a world in danger. The production runs from 6th - 29th December. Press night is on Monday 10th December at 7pm. (more...)

HOPE Premieres Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

The Wild Project hosts the World Premiere of HOPE, written and performed by Hope Salas. Directed by Erika Latta, performances run through October 13 at The Wild Project. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Wild Project Presents the Premiere of HOPE Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

The Wild Project hosts the World Premiere of HOPE, written and performed by Hope Salas. Directed by Erika Latta, performances run through October 13 at The Wild Project. (more...)

Raul Esparza to Lead Classic Stage Company's THE RESISTABLE RISE OF ARTURO UI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Classic Stage Company announces the full cast for The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Bertolt Brecht's unsettlingly timeless work, which kicks off CSC's 2018-2019 season on October 30, with rehearsals beginning this week. (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE Begins Performances Tonight At Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director), recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award in 2016, launches its 80th milestone season with The Color Purple, directed by Tony Award-winner John Doyle. The Color Purple is the Tony Award-winning musical revival based upon the novel written by Alice Walker and the Warner Bros./Amblin Entertainment motion picture with a book by Marsha Norman and music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray. Cast members from the 2015 Broadway revival lead the Paper Mill Playhouse company, including Adrianna Hicks (Aladdin, Sister Act - Germany) as Celie, Carla R. Stewart (Ghost - National Tour, Rent - Regional) as Shug Avery and Carrie Compere (Holler If You Hear Me, Shrek the Musical - National Tour) as Sofia. (more...)

True or False? Meet the Cast of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Sep 20, 2018

The Lifespan of a Fact begins performances tonight, September 20, 2018. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Constellation Theatre Company's Season Continues with AIDA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Constellation Theatre Company continues its 2018/19 Season: Epic Love with Elton John and Tim Rice's epic musical Aida. Aida will perform from October 11 - November 18, 2018 at Source, at 1835 14th Street NW, Washington DC 20009. (more...)

Casting Announced For Theatre Royal Stratford East's SLEEPING BEAUTY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

Theatre Royal Stratford East is delighted to announce the full cast for this year's panto, Sleeping Beauty. The cast includes Krystal Dockery as Fairy Stardust, Joshua Elliott as King Percy, Alice Frankham as Crow/Fairy Borealis/Mirror Antoinette, Josephine Melville as Mauditious Le Vicious, Ericka Posadas as Scarlett, Shaun Prendergast as Queen Pearl and Anthony Rickman as Forrest/Fairy Nightfall. (more...)

High School Drama: Hillsboro High School's Tim Russell
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 30, 2018

Hillsboro High School's Tim Russell is deep into tech week with his castmates for their upcoming production of Bertolt Brecht's The Causasian Chalk Circle, which opens Thursday night, November 1, and is presented by The Hillsboro Players under the direction of Will Butler and Kristin Moon. (more...)

Casting Announced For Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL At Pride Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to announce casting for the Chicago storefront premiere of EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL, a parody of Sam Raimi's classic Evil Dead horror films, with book and lyrics by George Reinblatt and music by Christopher Bond, Frank Cipolla, Melissa Morris and George Reinblatt. (more...)

Black Button Eyes Productions' Presents EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Black Button Eyes Productions concludes its 2018-19 season with the Chicago storefront premiere of EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL, a parody of Sam Raimi's classic Evil Dead horror films, with book and lyrics by George Reinblatt and music by Christopher Bond, Frank Cipolla, Melissa Morris and George Reinblatt. Directed by Producing Artistic Director Ed Rutherford with music direction by Oliver Townsend and choreography by Derek Van Barham, the spooky send-up will play January 11 - February 16, 2019 at Pride Arts Center (The Broadway), 4139 N. Broadway in Chicago. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For SWEAT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for Lynette Linton's production of Sweat by Lynn Nottage. Casting includes Leanne Best, Patrick Gibson, Osy Ikhile, Wil Johnson, Stuart McQuarrie, Clare Perkins, Martha Plimpton, Sule Rimi and Sebastian Viveros. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Presents West Coast Premiere Of Jonathan Safran Foer's EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Aurora Theatre Company continues its dynamic 27th season with EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED, based on the best-selling, critically acclaimed novel by Jonathan Safran Foer. Tom Ross directs the West Coast premiere that features Adam Burch, Lura Dolas (Abigail's Party, The Glass Menagerie, The Persians), Jeremy Kahn (Dry Powder, Wittenberg), Marissa Keltie and Julian Lopez-Morillas (The Heir Apparent, The Homecoming). EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED runs November 9 - December 9 (Opens: November 15). (more...)

Judy Kuhn and More Will Lead Menier Chocolate Factory's Revival Of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces principal company for its major revival of one of the world's most-beloved musicals of all time, Fiddler on the Roof, in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. Joining the previously announced Andy Nyman (Tevye) is Judy Kuhn as Golde, with Harriet Bunton (Hodel), Dermot Canavan (Lazar Wolf), Stewart Clarke (Perchik), Matt Corner (Fyedka), Joshua Gannon (Motel), Louise Gold (Yente), Kirsty MacLaren (Chava) and Molly Osborne (Tzeitel). (more...)

SWEAT Offers A Compelling Portrait Of Pride And Survival At Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Cleveland Play House (CPH) brings to life Lynn Nottage's complex story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Rust Belt drama Sweat.  Set in Reading, PA, this relevant story offers audience members suspense through its intricate portrayal of characters battling to survive in a city crippled by economic stagnation. CPH Artistic Director Laura Kepley will direct. Previews begin on October 13th, with press opening on October 19th at the Outcalt Theatre in Playhouse Square. This production is sponsored by Great Lakes Brewing Company. (more...)

Moisés Kaufman to Direct Berkeley Rep's PARADISE SQUARE: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL, A.J. Shively, Kennedy Caughell, and More Star
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Paradise Square: An American Musical. The world premiere is helmed by acclaimed director Moises Kaufman, with choreography by the legendary Bill T. Jones and a book by Marcus Gardley, Craig Lucas, and Larry Kirwan. Music by Jason Howland and Larry Kirwan, with lyrics by Nathan Tysen, and based on the songs of Stephen Foster. Paradise Square is produced by special arrangement with Garth H. Drabinsky in association with Peter LeDonne and Teatro Proscenium Limited Partnership. (more...)

SAVE THE DATE: Nashville Theater Calendar for November 5, 2018
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 5, 2018

Looking ahead, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for November 5, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year... (more...)

Meet the Cast of NETWORK- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Nov 10, 2018

NETWORK begins previews tonight, November 10 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Manchester Dates of MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Having opened to rave reviews at the beginning of this year, the UK and Ireland tour of the Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda the Musical has announced today that Craige Els will extend his contract and play Miss Trunchbull at Manchester's Palace Theatre from 18th September to 24th November 2018. (more...)

Boston Court Presents The West Coast Premiere Of HER PORTMANEAU
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Boston Court Performing Arts Center presents the West Coast premiere of Her Portmanteau written by Mfoniso Udofia and directed by Gregg T. Daniel, May 24 - June 30, 2018 (press opening June 2).  The production stars Joyce Guy (Abasiama), Omoze Idehenre (Adiaha) and Dele Ogundrian (Iniabasi). (more...)

ANGELS IN AMERICA's Paule Constable Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Play
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Paule Constable has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Play for ANGELS IN AMERICA. (more...)

TONY FEVER 2018! Parte 4: le sei donne candidate alla categoria 'Miglior attrice protagonista in un musical'
by Valeria Venturelli - Jun 3, 2018

Manca meno di una settimana ai 72esimi Tony Awards, che il 10 giugno saranno presentati da da Josh Groban e Sara Bareilles! Dopo aver esaminato uno a uno i candidati alla categoria 'Miglior attore protagonista in un musical', oggi parliamo al femminile. (more...)

Lee Sunday Evans Directs U.S. Premiere Of Stefano Massini's INTRACATBLE WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

Evans's Production, with a Translation by Paula Wing, Will Feature a Cast of Three Women Bringing to Life Assassinated Journalist Anna Politkovskaya's Uncompromising Drive to Unveil Hard Truths (more...)

May Adrales Receives The Alan Schneider Director Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's Associate Artistic Director May Adrales is the recipient of this year's Alan Schneider Director Award. The award was presented late yesterday at Theatre Communications Group's national conference in St. Louis, MS.  The award is designed to identify and assist exceptional directors whose talent has been demonstrated through work in specific regions, but who may not be well known nationally.   With it comes a cash prize of $7,500, which may be used for travel, research or other activities specifically focused on the directing craft or related career opportunities. (more...)

ROMEO AND JULIET Return to DC For Annual Free For All
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Free For All, one of the capital's cherished annual traditions, will return this summer to Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), offering two weeks of free performances of the Company's 2016 production of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. Directed by STC Associate Artistic Director Alan Paul, whose hit production of Camelot has extended through July 8 due to popular demand, the production will run at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F St NW) from August 21-September 2, providing more than 12,000 people the chance to see the play free of charge. (more...)

BOMB SEX Hits London Following Sell-out Run At Brighton Fringe 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

It's the 1980s, 'the Troubles' in Northern Ireland are at their height. But life goes on and some people just want to get some...! (more...)

Tony Talk: Best Leading Actress in a Musical, Katrina Lenk
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2018

Katrina Lenk has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for THE BAND'S VISIT. (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT's Katrina Lenk Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2018

Katrina Lenk has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for THE BAND'S VISIT. (more...)

Antaeus Theatre Company Announces 2018-19 Season of Four Modern Classics
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

Antaeus Theatre Company has announced four modern classics by American, Irish, British and German playwrights for its 2018-19 season at the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale.  (more...)

Free, Public Performances Of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Set To Launch Rude Grooms' Commons Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Queens-based Rude Grooms announced today initial details for the company's inaugural public production: William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, led by actor-manager Laura Piccoli (Unhealthy at Battalion Theatre Co) and produced in partnership with Long Island City Artists at the Plaxall Gallery and the Astoria Park Alliance. The production will play shows in Queens at the Plaxall Gallery, Astoria Park, Queensbridge Park, and Rainey Park as well as in Manhattan at the West End Theatre. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made online at rudegrooms.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Eclipses Group Theater's HERCULES: IN SEARCH OF A HERO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Eclipses Group Theater New York proudly presents the world premiere of Hercules: In Search of a Hero, conceived and directed by Ioanna Katsarou, translated by Demetri Bonaros, with original compositions by Costas Baltazanis. Hercules: In Search of a Hero will be performed at the Abrons Arts Center as part of the @Abrons Series program, from January 24 - February 10, 2019 in a limited engagement. (more...)

Clifton Holznagel And Jake Simonds Present THE SQUEEZE AND CASTAWAY CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Two recent graduates of Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble's Institute for Contemporary Performance join together to debut two groundbreaking, original new works. The Squeeze and Castaway Cabaret will run back-to-back each evening, with a combined runtime of under 90 minutes. (more...)

Eclipses Group Theater At Abrons Arts Center To Present HERCULES: IN SEARCH OF A HERO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

Eclipses Group Theater New York proudly presents the world premiere of Hercules: In Search of a Hero, conceived and directed by Ioanna Katsarou, translated by Demetri Bonaros, with original compositions by Costas Baltazanis. Hercules: In Search of a Hero will be performed at the Abrons Arts Center as part of the @Abrons Series program, from January 24 - February 10, 2019 in a limited engagement. The Abrons Arts Center is located at 466 Grand Street (at Pitt Street) in New York City. Previews begin January 24 for a January 26 opening. (more...)

SWEAT Extends At The Donmar Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

The Donmar Warehouse today announces the extension, due to exceptional demand, for Lynette Linton's acclaimed production of Sweat by Lynn Nottage. The production will now be booking for performances until Saturday 2 February 2019. (more...)

The Barrow Group Hosts the World Premiere of K. Lorrel Manning's AWAKE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2018

Following the success of The New York Times critic's pick The Tricky Part by Martin Moran, The Barrow Group, under the leadership of Co-Artistic Directors Seth Barrish and Lee Brock and Executive Director Robert Serrell, continues its 2018-2019 season with the world premiere of AWAKE, written and directed by K. Lorrel Manning. (more...)

Stanley Townsend, Ian Drysdale, and More Join Cast of ALL ABOUT EVE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018

Further casting has been announced for the world premiere of Ivo van Hove's highly anticipated stage production of the 1950 Twentieth Century Fox film All About Eve. (more...)

Tony Winner Katrina Lenk Joins NBC's THE VILLAGE Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018

According to the Hollywood Reporter, The Band's Visit's Katrina Lenk has signed on to star in NBC's new series, The Village. The Tony winner will play a 'key role' in the plot. (more...)

Immersive, Limited Engagement Of William Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT Comes To Long Island City This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

Queens-based Rude Grooms (www.rudegrooms.com) announced details for their production of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, led by actor-manager Montgomery Sutton (Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe; Much Ado About Nothing with Rude Grooms), produced in partnership with Long Island City Artists at the Plaxall Gallery and sponsored by Mikkeller Brewing NYC. The show runs January 4-6 at the Plaxall Gallery (5-25 46th Avenue, LIC) at 7:30pm, with a Twelfth Night Party beginning at 6:30pm each night for VIP ticket holders featuring a variety of musical guests to be announced in the coming days. Tickets are limited and on sale now at rudegrooms.com. (more...)

Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL Comes to Pride Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Black Button Eyes Productions concludes its 2018-19 season with the Chicago storefront premiere of EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL, a parody of Sam Raimi's classic Evil Dead horror films, with book and lyrics by George Reinblatt and music by Christopher Bond, Frank Cipolla, Melissa Morris and George Reinblatt. (more...)

Adrianna Hicks to Be Too Beautiful for Words Leading Paper Mill's THE COLOR PURPLE; Full Cast and Creative
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for The Color Purple, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle. Cast members from the 2015 Broadway revival lead the Paper Mill Playhouse company, including Adrianna Hicks (Aladdin, Sister Act - Germany) as Celie, Carla R. Stewart (Ghost - National Tour, Rent - Regional) as Shug Avery and Carrie Compere (Holler If You Hear Me,Shrek the Musical - National Tour) as Sofia.  (more...)

Complete Casting Announced for AIDA at The Firehouse Theatre
by Kyle Christopher West - Aug 22, 2018

This September, The Firehouse Theatre will present Elton John and Time Rice's AIDA, directed by Artistic Director, Derek Whitener. The heart wrenching pop-rock musical about an imprisoned Nubian princess will open on September 7th in the old Farmers Branch Firehouse, with performances running through September 23rd. Tickets range from $13-$25. (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Announces Casting for STEEL and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces the full cast for the world premiere of Chris Bush's Steel, and his major new revival of William Shakespeare's classic A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

HOPE, A New Drama About Women's Voices Begins Previews September 22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018

The Wild Project hosts the World Premiere of HOPE, written and performed by Hope Salas. Directed by Erika Latta, previews begin September 22 at The Wild Project with opening night slated for Wednesday, September 26. (more...)

VIDEO: Jenn Colella and Katrina Lenk Announce The Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Come From Away star Jenn Colella and The Band's Visit sensation Katrina Lenk announced the nominees for the 2017-18 Outer Critics Circle Awards today, April 24th in the Oak Room at New York's renown Algonquin Hotel (59 W 44th Street. Check out the video below! (more...)

Tune In Tomorrow at 11AM for the Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations- Exclusively at BroadwayWorld!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Come From Away star Jenn Colella and The Band's Visit sensation Katrina Lenk will announce the nominees for the 2017-18 Outer Critics Circle Awards tomorrow, April 24th in the Oak Room at New York's renown Algonquin Hotel (59 W 44th Street. Be sure to check back at 11am to watch BroadwayWorld's exclusive live stream of the announcement! (more...)

The Old Globe Announces Cast and Creative of A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

The Old Globe's 2017-2018 Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for the Southern California debut of A Thousand Splendid Suns, Ursula Rani Sarma's sweeping and deeply moving theatrical production based on the best-selling book by Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW - Apr 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for Washington, DC (more...)

BWW Review: Constellation Theatre's THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE Avoids Becoming a Roundabout Affair
by Sam Abney - Apr 17, 2018

Constellation Theatre Company's new production of Bertolt Brecht's The Caucasian Chalk Circle isn't perfect. It is undoubtedly a celebration of what smart allegory can be. As this small theater company stretches itself to the limits to ensure they do Brecht's seminal work justice, they make great cases for both why more people should be visiting Constellation and why Brecht's work should be examined more often. (more...)

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