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Photo Flash: First Look at New Yiddish Rep's RHINOCEROS, Starting Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The Yiddish world premiere of Eugene Ionesco's Rhinoceros begins performances tonight at the Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42 Street (between Tenth & Eleventh Aves.) New Yiddish Rep, which produced last season's smash hit GOD OF VENGEANCE, is presenting Rhinoceros in association with the Castillo Theatre. Rhinoceros is performed in Yiddish with English supertitles. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Hudson Valley's Historic Huguenot Street Exhibition to Showcase 17th-Century Dutch Culture
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Historic Huguenot Street (HHS) presents the special exhibition Living in Style: Selections from the George Way Collection of Dutch Fine and Decorative Art, on view October 1 through December 17, 2017. (more...)

Eugene Ionesco's RHINOCEROS Begins in Yiddish Off-Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

A friendly reminder! The Yiddish world premiere of Eugene Ionesco's Rhinoceros is set to begin performances tomorrow (Thursday) at the Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42 Street (between Tenth & Eleventh Aves.) (more...)

New Yiddish Rep Actor, Luzer Twersky, Stars in New Film ONE OF US
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Luzer Twersky, currently appearing in the Yiddish world premiere of Eugene Ionesco's RHINOCEROS, is the subject of the new film documentary ONE OF US. (more...)

LOST TEMPO Comes to Boston Playwrights' Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) opens its 2017-18 season with Lost Tempo by Cliff Odle. Running from October 5-22, the drama is directed by Diego Arciniegas. (more...)

New Yiddish Rep's RHINOCEROS Opens Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

A friendly reminder! The Yiddish world premiere of Eugene Ionesco's Rhinoceros is set to open tomorrow night (Thursday) at the Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42 Street (between Tenth & Eleventh Aves.) New Yiddish Rep, which produced last season's smash hit GOD OF VENGEANCE, is presenting Rhinoceros in association with the Castillo Theatre. (more...)

Company of RHINOCEROS to Appear on WBAI Radio Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The Yiddish world premiere of Eugene Ionesco's RHINOCEROS began performances September 7th and the official Opening is set for this Thursday, September 14th at the Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42 Street (between Tenth & Eleventh Aves.) (more...)

A WOLVERINE WALKS INTO A BAR Starring Jaston Williams and Lauren Lane Opens, 11/11
by Frank Benge - Oct 29, 2016

Jaston Williams' hilarious new show A WOLVERINE WALKS INTO A BAR starring Jaston Williams and Lauren Lane opens Friday, November 11th Stateside at the Paramount (719 Congress Ave). For more information and to purchase tickets go to: http://tickets.austintheatre.org. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Just Another Day with CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND's David Hull!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Until then, BroadwayWorld is taking you behind the scenes of Season Two with White Josh- played by David Hull. Check out just a another day in the life of David below! (more...)

BWW Review: Come Stay In VERONICA'S ROOM if You Dare
by Marakay Rogers - Oct 24, 2016

Marc Robin directs Ira Levin's creepiest play at the Fulton. Come and sit in Veronica's room with her. If you can. (more...)

Love, Lust & Literature to Collide in SEX WITH STRANGERS at Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

The digital revolution has changed the way that people work, create, and even the way they find love. Laura Eason's smart two-person comedy Sex With Strangers explores the internet's impact on writers Ethan and Olivia, and its effect on them both professionally and personally. (more...)

The Stunning Tour-de-Force Production of SEULS Continues The Wilma Theater's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Newly appointed Artistic Director of France's La Colline - national theatre, Wajdi Mouawad comes to Philadelphia with his internally acclaimed performance. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jaston Williams of A WOLVERINE WALKS INTO A BAR at Stateside At The Paramount
by Frank Benge - Nov 17, 2016

Audiences first became aware of Jaston Williams as half of the citizens of Tuna, Texas with the debut of Greater Tuna in 1982. The saga continued with A Tuna Christmas, Red, White and Tuna and Tuna Does Vegas. The plays have been performed on and off Broadway at the Kennedy Center, the Edinburgh International Arts Festival, the Spoleto Festival U.S.A. and all over America. He has received Washington DC's Helen Hayes Award nominations for A Tuna Christmas and Red, White and Tuna as well as the San Francisco Bay Area Critics Award for Greater Tuna. He also received the L.A. Dramalogue Award for both Greater Tuna and A Tuna Christmas. A Tuna Christmas was published in 'Best Plays of 1995.' For several years, Jaston toured in Larry Shue's The Foreigner, for which he received a Helen Hayes Award nomination for Best Actor. He performed in The Fantasticks at Washington DC's Ford's Theatre and directed the musical Bad Girls Upset By The Truth at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre. A recipient of the Texas Governors Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts by a Native Texan he performed at the White House on three occasions. His hometown of Austin, Texas has seen him perform at the State Theatre in Eugene Ionesco's The Chairs and at Zachary Scott Theatre in Jay Presson Allen's Tru, for which he received the Austin Critics Table Award for Best Actor in a drama. He has appeared at Zach Theatre in The Laramie Project and next month is joining their production of A Christmas Carol as Scrooge. His play, Romeo and Thorazine, work-shopped at Zach in November 2001. He work-shopped his autobiographical one-man show I'm Not Lying to critical acclaim at the State Theatre and returned it there for a full production in February of 2004 as well as a benefit performance at Washington DC's Kennedy Center. His autobiographical play Cowboy Noises premiered in Austin in February 2008 to critical acclaim. Broadway World recently sat down with Jaston for a Q & A session during the run of his latest play A WOLVERINE WALKS INTO A BAR. (more...)

BWW Feature: One Community, Under a Dome: My Story at MOVING ARTS (Part 1)
by Devon Hoffman - Nov 17, 2016

I moved back home to Albuquerque after serving with the Peace Corps in the Philippines. A guy called to ask if we could meet and talk about the museum I had established on the island where I'd served. He wanted to start a museum too, in New Mexico. Would I be interested in helping him? (more...)

Aaron Sorkin Pens Emotional Letter to Daughter on 2016 Election; Read It In Full
by TV News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin shared a powerful and emotional letter to his 15-year-old daughter, Roxy, and her mother, Julia about Donald Trump's election with Vanity Fair Magazine. (more...)

Aaron Sorkin Explains Everything
by ForwardGeek - Nov 10, 2016

Still depressed over the election results? The Oscar-winning genius behind THE SOCIAL NETWORK, THE WEST WING and more shared an email that he wrote to his 15 year old daughter and her mother about Donald Trump's Presidential win. (It's still hard to type that). (more...)

The Broadway League 2017 LEAGUE AWARDS Honor Excellence in Broadway Touring
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The annual Broadway League Awards, honoring excellence and achievement for Touring Broadway, were announced on Tuesday, May 16 during the Broadway League's 2017 Spring Road Conference. First presented in 1992, the Broadway League Awards recognize the contributions of those who have displayed exemplary service to the Broadway industry and are considered innovators of their craft. (more...)

Photo Flash: WAR PAINT's David Stone, OPA's Joan Squires and More Receive Broadway League's 2017 League Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The annual Broadway League Awards, honoring excellence and achievement for Touring Broadway, were announced today during the Broadway League's 2017 Spring Road Conference. First presented in 1992, the Broadway League Awards recognize the contributions of those who have displayed exemplary service to the Broadway industry and are considered innovators of their craft. Scroll down for photos from the ceremony! (more...)

GREATER TUNA Tour to Stop in Galveston This April, Featuring Q&A with Jaston Williams
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Right Angle Entertainment and A Rising Tide Theatrical Group have announced the all new national tour of GREATER TUNA. GREATER TUNA will play The Grand 1894 Opera House for a limited three-performance engagement on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 3 and 8 pm; Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 3 pm. (more...)

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company to Close Season with 'UNCLE TOM'S CABIN'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company closes its 2016-2017 season with Uncle Tom's Cabin, or The Most Popular American Play You've Never Seen. (more...)

Nuffield Southampton Theatres and Curve's Production of FANTASTIC MR FOX Returns to London for Summer Run
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Curve and Lyric Hammersmith today announce that, following a successful UK tour, their production of Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr Fox will return for a second run at Lyric Hammersmith this summer.  The production, adapted for the stage by Sam Holcroft, directed by Maria Aberg with original music by Arthur Darvill, runs at the Lyric Hammersmith from 26 July to 20 August, after it completes its national tour.   (more...)

Dirt [Contained] Theatre Company to Present Fernando Arrabal's GARDEN OF DELIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Dirt [contained], in association with Long Island City Artists, has announced that it will present GARDEN OF DELIGHTS, a surreal journey by Fernando Arrabal, directed by Maria Swisher, that dives head first into the psyche of a tortured artist, July 26th - August 13th at Plaxall Gallery (5-25 46 Avenue, Long Island City). www.dirtcontained.com (more...)

Brian Charles Rooney to Star in MISS BLANCHE TELLS IT ALL at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

This summer, Brian Charles Rooney will star as Miss Blanche, in the Premiere of the solo musical, Miss Blanche Tells It All by Jason Jacobs & Matthew C. Pritchard. Directed by Gisela Cardenas, with musical direction by Robert Frost and choreography by Nicole Curcio, it will begin performances as part of this year New York Musical Festival (NYMF) beginning July 12 at Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Playwrights Horizons (416 W 42nd St). (more...)

Casting Announced For WINDOWS at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Celebrating the 150th birthday of novelist and playwright John Galsworthy, the first professional UK production in 85 years of Windows by John Galsworthy opens at the Finborough Theatre for a three week limited season on Tuesday, 22 August 2017 (Press Nights: Thursday, 24 August and Friday, 25 August 2017 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Brooklyn's Ryan Repertory Tours SINGING FOR THE BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Brooklyn based Ryan Repertory Company, now in its 45th season, and Family Music Centers are proud to present Singing For The Boys. In a "performance that never was but should have been" Al Jolson, Judy Garland and Deanna Durbin come together in 1943 at the Palace Theatre in New York City for a one-night benefit performance to support the overseas war effort and to entertain the troops. Through their signature hit songs and popular songs of the period the audience is taken on a personal journey that reveals what made these three performers truly legendary and what made them so very human, both onstage and backstage. A must see theatrical and musical experience!!!   (more...)

New American Folk Theatre to Premiere DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

New American Folk Theatre is pleased to present the Midwest premiere of DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA, the newest installment of the comedic 'Tuna' series, which has entertained audiences across the U.S for over 25 years (Greater Tuna, 'A Tuna Christmas, 'Red, White and Tuna' and Tuna Does Vegas). Written by Ed Howard, Joe Sears and Jaston Williams and directed by Derek Van Barham, DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA will play February 4 - March 5, 2017 at The Buena at Pride Arts Center, 4147 N. Broadway in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at newamericanfolktheatre.org or by calling (872) 588-5760. (more...)

UK Premiere of WHAT SHALL WE DO WITH THE CELLO? at the London VAULT Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

What Shall We Do With The Cello?, a funny, and sharply relevant one-act play by Romania's most prolific and celebrated contemporary playwright, Matei Visniec, is to have its UK premiere at VAULT Festival 2017. (more...)

Regional Premiere of THE ENCHANTED at Walnut Street Theatre Studio 5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Described as '...a fascinating, absorbing adventure... full of grace and wit,' Jean Giraudoux's mercurial, magical meditation on life and death previews Tuesday, February 7 and Wednesday, February 8, opens Today, February 9 at 7:30 pm and runs through Sunday, March 5. (more...)

Regional Premiere of THE ENCHANTED at Walnut Street Theatre Studio 5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Described as '...a fascinating, absorbing adventure... full of grace and wit,' Jean Giraudoux's mercurial, magical meditation on life and death previews Tuesday, February 7 and Wednesday, February 8, opens Thursday, February 9 at 7:30 pm and runs through Sunday, March 5. (more...)

New American Folk Theatre Presents DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2017

New American Folk Theatre is pleased to present the Midwest premiere of DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA, the newest installment of the comedic 'Tuna' series, which has entertained audiences across the U.S for over 25 years (Greater Tuna, "A Tuna Christmas, "Red, White and Tuna" and Tuna Does Vegas). Written by Ed Howard, Joe Sears and Jaston Williams and directed by Derek Van Barham, DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA will play February 4 - March 5, 2017 at the new Pride Arts Center (The Buena Theatre), 4147 N. Broadway in Chicago. Tickets go on-sale Friday, December 9, 2016 at newamericanfolktheatre.org or by calling (872) 588-5760.  (more...)

Gary Beadle, Ian Gelder, Ben Onwukwe, and More Complete the Cast of THE TREATMENT at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Joining Aisling Loftus and Matthew Needham in THE TREATMENT will be Gary Beadle, Ian Gelder, Ben Onwukwe, Julian Ovenden, Ellora Torchia, Indira Varma, and Hara Yannas. The Treatment begins previews at the Almeida Theatre on Monday 24 April and runs until Saturday 10 June. (more...)

New American Folk Theatre Presents DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

New American Folk Theatre is pleased to present the Midwest premiere of DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA, the newest installment of the comedic 'Tuna' series, which has entertained audiences across the U.S for over 25 years (Greater Tuna, "A Tuna Christmas, "Red, White and Tuna" and Tuna Does Vegas). Written by Ed Howard, Joe Sears and Jaston Williams and directed by Derek Van Barham, DEEP IN THE HEART OF TUNA will play February 4 - March 5, 2017 at the new Pride Arts Center (The Buena Theatre), 4147 N. Broadway in Chicago. Tickets go on-sale Friday, December 9, 2016 at newamericanfolktheatre.org or by calling (872) 588-5760.  (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for Yiddish World Premiere of Ionesco's RHINOCEROS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

For its first production of the 2017-18 season, New Yiddish Rep will present the Yiddish world premiere of Rhinoceros by Eugene Ionesco. Tickets go on sale today! (more...)

VIDEO: RHINOCEROS Director Discusses the Future of Yiddish Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

In a new video, Rhinoceros director Moshe Yassur reflects on Yiddish Theatre and explains how this production hopes to make an impact on its future. Check it out below! (more...)

RHINOCEROS Actor Leads New Film by the Creators of JESUS CAMP
by Movies News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Luzer Twersky, currently in rehearsal for the Yiddish world premiere of Eugene Ionesco's Rhinoceros, is the subject of the new film documentary ONE OF US. (more...)

LOST TEMPO, ELEMENO PEA and BRAWLER Set for Boston Playwrights' Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) today announces the plays that will comprise its 36th season. The line-up includes Lost Tempo by Cliff Odle, Elemeno Pea by Molly Smith Metzler, and Brawler by Walt McGough. (more...)

Casting Announced for NYC Premiere of Kieron Barry's TOMORROW IN THE BATTLE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Stripped Scripts (with Executive Producer Greg Schaffert) will present the NYC Premiere of Kieron Barry's Tomorrow in the Battle, directed by Tana Sirois (The Last Eden with Dirt [contained] Theatre Company) at Theater 511 (511 West 54th Street between 10th and 11th Avenue), October 11-28 with performances Monday through Thursday at 7pm, Friday at 7pm & 10pm, and Saturday at 3pm & 7pm. (more...)

Yiddish World Premiere of Ionesco's RHINOCEROS to Open Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

For its first production of the 2017/2018 season, New Yiddish Rep will present the Yiddish world premiere of RHINOCEROS by Eugene Ionesco. Performances will begin September 7th, with the Opening on Thursday, September 14th at the Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42 Street (between Tenth & Eleventh Aves.) RHINOCEROS will be performed in Yiddish with English supertitles. (more...)

VIDEO: RHINOCEROS Star Explains Yiddish Theatre's Influence on Eugene Ionesco
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

In the video below, Caraid O'Brien, Irish-born Catholic actress, playwright, translator and Yiddish expert, explains Yiddish Theatre's influence on legendary absurdist playwright Eugene Ionesco. Check it out! (more...)

Israeli Film Star Gera Sandler Joins Cast of Off-Broadway's RHINOCEROS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Distinguished Israeli actor, Gera Sandler, has joined the cast of the upcoming Yiddish world premiere of Eugene Ionesco's Rhinoceros in the role of Dudard. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights In Memory of Stuart Thompson
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Tony Award winner Stuart Thompson, who died on August 17th at age 62. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Tuesday, August 22nd at exactly 6:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Industry: Theatrical Producer and Manager Stuart Thompson Has Passed Away
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Stuart Thompson, a prolific theatrical producer and manager who brought plays by some of America's greatest contemporary playwrights as well as many of London's most prestigious productions to the Broadway stage over the last twenty years, died at his home in New York on the morning of Friday, August 18, 2017 (more...)

Stripped Scripts to Premiere Kieron Barry's TOMORROW IN THE BATTLE at Theater 511
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Stripped Scripts (with Executive Producer Greg Schaffert) will present the NYC Premiere of Kieron Barry's Tomorrow in the Battle, directed by Tana Sirois at Theater 511 (511 West 54th Street between 10th and 11th Avenue), October 11-28. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: New Australian Musical Showcases Australian Talent With An Account Of The Incredible Life of Dame Nellie MELBA
by Jade Kops - Aug 17, 2017

Nicholas Christo and Johannes Luebbers intriguing new musical MELBA sees opera and musical theatre come together to celebrate the legendary Dame Nellie Melba. (more...)

VIDEO: RHINOCEROS Director Talks Eugene Ionesco's Take on Theatre of the Absurd
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

At the first rehearsal, director Moshe Yassur succinctly explained to the play's cast Ionesco's perception of Theatre of the Absurd, as documented in the video below! Called 'an allegory for our times' by The New York Times, Eugene Ionesco's Rhinoceros is generally cited as one of the main influences of Theatre of the Absurd. (more...)

RHINOCEROS Opens Next Week at convergence-continuum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

When a brutish rhinoceros storms through their quiet neighborhood, the townsfolk are alarmed, but gradually become supporters of rhino-ism and one by one begin to turn into rhinoceroses themselves. (more...)

Daily News Column Ties Charlottesville to Ionesco's RHINOCEROS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

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'TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA x LG: S.F_Senses of the Future' Light Up Milano Design Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

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The Drama League Announces the 2017 Fellowship Recipients of the Directors Project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) has announced the eleven exceptional stage directors who have been selected as the 2017 Directing Fellows of The Drama League Directors Project. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera Attends Friars Salute To Bobby Short
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 20, 2017

Yankee Stadium has it's 'Legends Seats' and Monuments prominently displayed in the 'House That Ruth Built'.  Then the current team takes the field and future legends start to play ball.  In the Friars Club show biz past and present are always in the house.  Their photos are on the wall and names are engraved on The Chairs in the Frank Sinatra Dining Room.  Then as so often happens an 'insiders' great show is produced for the members and those legends current and future entertain their fellow Friars.  So it happened last night as the Friars Club honored Bobby Short, the legendary cabaret singer/pianist who was best known for his three decade plus music residency at Cafe Carlyle in New York City.  The music of Bobby Short was brought to life by some current Cafe Carlye and Bemelmans Bar stars in a spectacular evening produced and hosted by Friar Jeff Leibowitz and Co-Produced by Friar Will Friedwald. (more...)

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