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Huntington Slates Special Events Alongside Starry MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

In conjunction with its upcoming production of Merrily We Roll Along, Huntington Theatre Company will host several special events and post-show conversations.  (more...)

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, Featuring Eden Espinosa, Begins Tonight at Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The Huntington Theatre Company opens its 2017-2018 season with the legendary musical Merrily We Roll Along by Stephen Sondheim. Director Maria Friedman will recreate her critically celebrated West End production for Boston audiences. Performances will run tonight, September 8, through October 15, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre. (more...)

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Extends At The Marble Arch Theatre Due To Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Underbelly Productions has today confirmed the new production of Clarke Peters' Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated musical, Five Guys Named Moe, will extend its run at The Marble Arch Theatre until Saturday 17th February 2018, due to overwhelming popular demand.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at I HATE MUSICALS at Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Previews began yesterday for the world premiere of I HATE MUSICALS: THE MUSICAL and audiences loved it! Simpsons' television writer and producer Mike Reiss has created a modern day Scrooge story of a cranky comedy writer trapped in the rubble of an LA earthquake. His life plays out before his eyes in the form of a musical -- and he hates musicals! With numbers sung by everyone from Sigmund Freud and Satan, will he learn to be less cranky? The play opens on September 29th and runs through October 15th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Raw Sugar and Theatre Corrobora Present BASED ON/A TRUE STORY Two Play Event
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

This November at The Southern Theater, Raw Sugar and Theatre Corrobora are teaming up to present a theatrical event of two original works that explore the personal, real-life stories of three local female artists. (more...)

Review Roundup: A CLOCKWORK ORANGE at New World Stages
by Review Roundups - Sep 26, 2017

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, director Alexandra Spencer-Jones's electrifying, critically-acclaimed stage adaption of Anthony Burgess' 1962 literary masterpiece, has released photos and video of the play's New York Premiere production, opened Monday night, September 25, 2017 at New World Stages. (more...)

Alley Theatre to Stage North American Premiere of THE RIDICULOUS DARKNESS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Alley Theatre, in partnership with Neworld Theatre, will present the large-scale stage adaptation and North American premiere of The Ridiculous Darkness from Saturday, November 11 to Sunday, November 19 at the ANNEX. (more...)

THE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Building on The Critical success of his 2011 production of Harold Pinter's Old Times, STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will return to the British playwright's gripping realm of doubt and disquiet to direct a double bill of short plays. The Lover and The Collection will run from September 26-October 29 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW). (more...)

Luca Silvestrini's Protein to Tour BORDER TALES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Awarding-winning dance company Protein peel back the stereotypes about multicultural Britain by sharing dialogue compiled from the performers' own experiences in a show that has only become more relevant following the Brexit vote and the triggering of Article 50. (more...)

BWW Review: A Beautifully-Acted Tragedy Of Ideas: SALLY McCOY at Cohesion Theatre
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Sep 15, 2017

Sally, as realized by Katherine Vary, is amazing to watch, as she constantly calculates what tactic, rhetorical, pugilistic, or personal, to employ next. When her bag of tricks appears empty to us, and apparently empty to her for a moment, she keeps coming up with one more and you can see her own delight and relief at her creativity as she yet again digs up something else. (more...)

HAROLD Opens Tonight At Twin Cities Horror Festival VI
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Based on the best of campfire ghost stories, Harold is a horrific comedy that delves into the deepest fears of our own imaginations and the animal instincts of the human psyche. (more...)

Alley Theatre Announces Ancillary Events for 'The Ridiculous Darkness'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Alley Theatre, in partnership with Neworld Theatre, is thrilled to present the large-scale stage adaptation and North American premiere of The Ridiculous Darkness from Saturday, November 11 to Sunday, November 19 at the ANNEX. (more...)

One-Woman Show BOTHER LINE to Premiere at PUNTO Space
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

On November 17 and 18, 7 p.m., performer Gio Mielle and theater director Debora Balardini will officially premiere Bother Line, an original one-woman performance produced by Nettles Artists Collective (NAC). With topics befitting contemporary gender-based issues, Bother Line's solo performance is an original piece created and conceptualized by Gio Mielle. (more...)

UK Tour Dates Announced For Dusty Springfield Musical DUSTY!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

DUSTY, the landmark new musical based on the authorised biography of Dusty Springfield, will have its world premiere at Theatre Royal Bath in June 2018 before dates at The Lyceum in Sheffield, Newcastle Theatre Royal, and The Lowry in Salford. (more...)

Original One-Woman Show Bother Line to Premiere at PUNTO Space
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

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From Harry Potter to Die Hard: The Best Films in Top Franchises Named
by Movies News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

In new research, TotallyMoney looks at the major film franchises that have come to our screens over the years, to find how they've gone from strength to strength years Or strength to slip-up. (more...)

Warner Classics/Erato to Release Berlioz's LES TROYENS Featuring Joyce DiDonato
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

The recording of the complete, uncut score of Les Troyens is drawn from two concert performances that took place over the Easter weekend in April 2017 in the city of Strasbourg in eastern France. (more...)

Michael Bacon to Host Chaplin Film Screening Accompanied by Live Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2017

The New School's College of Performing Arts presents the sixth edition of (Un)Silent Film Night, a performance series in which The College of Performing Arts Theater Orchestra performs live music to classic silent films. Previous events in the series hosted by Matthew Broderick, Bill Irwin, Rob Bartlett, and Ed Rothstein, have drawn capacity crowds to the 400-seat Tishman Auditorium at The New School. (more...)

Michael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

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...)

Joshua Morgan, Nicolas Greco and Mitch Lerner to Lead STIFF NYC Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Lead Producer Terry D. Loftis, along with producers Bren Rapp and Gregory Patterson and producer/director Andy Baldwin announce the ensemble for the showcase run of award-winning Dallas playwright Jeff Swearingen's original comedy, STIFF. (more...)

BWW Review: ST NICHOLAS at Quotidian Theatre Company
by Jenny Minich - Nov 18, 2017

In ST NICHOLAS, McPherson's twisted sense of Irish humor, flawlessly executed by Beall, is so watchable because it is so bizarre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Chair of Ithaca College's Department of Theatre Arts Catherine Weidner
by Julie Musbach - Nov 13, 2017

Ithaca College is home to one of the country's top ranked theatre BFA programs boasting some of Broadway's favorites as alums including Jeremy Jordan, Kerry Butler, and Aaron Tveit. Teacher, director, and actor Catherine Weidner leads the program as its chair. Weidner's impressive career has taken her from her own student years at Ithaca to venues such as The Kennedy Center, La Jolla Playhouse, and The Guthrie. She took a moment to share her perspective on theatre education and being a mentor to the future generation of theatre performers. (more...)

The New York Times Reaches Settlement with Charles Isherwood
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

It was announced today that The New York Times has reached a settlement with theatre critic Charles Isherwood following his firing from the newspaper in February. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Nathan Cassidy
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 30, 2017

BWW speaks to Nathan Cassidy about the two shows he's taking to this years Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR with Michael Urie Pushes Opening at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Red Bull Theater has announced that their acclaimed production of The Government Inspector, directed by Mr. Berger, now at The Duke on 42nd Street, will transfer to New World Stages for six weeks only, beginning July 6th, one day later than originally announced. This limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through August 20th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Full Casting Announced for New Production of FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Underbelly Productions have today announced full casting for a brand new production of Clarke Peters' Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated musical, Five Guys Named Moe. The production will open on 14 September 2017 in a new temporary theatre in Marble Arch, London. Check out photos of the cast below! (more...)

Chicago Reader's Deanna Isaacs Writes A Defense Of Hedy Weiss
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

A petition urging Chicago theater companies to stop inviting Weiss to productions was posted on Change.org on June 13th by the Chicago Theater Accountability Coalition. As of this writing, the petition has received more than 3,500 signatures. (more...)

THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR, Starring Michael Urie, Will Move to New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Red Bull Theater has announced that their acclaimed production of The Government Inspector, directed by Mr. Berger, now at The Duke on 42nd Street, will transfer to New World Stages for six weeks only, beginning July 5th.  This limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through August 20th. (more...)

BWW Dance Interview: Mark d'At-Pace
by Barnett Serchuk - Jun 18, 2017

Broadwayworld Dance recently conducted an interview with Australian ballet dancer Mark d'At Pace, find out about his life and career. (more...)

THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR with Michael Urie Opens at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Red Bull Theater's acclaimed production of The Government Inspector, directed by Mr. Berger, transfers to New World Stages for six weeks only, beginning tonight, July 6th. This limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through August 20th. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MENTOR, Vaudeville Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jul 5, 2017

Bath's Ustinov Studio has become something of a European hub. Visionary director Laurence Boswell and ever-skilful translator Christopher Hampton, who first introduced us to Florian Zeller, are currently championing Daniel Kehlmann - a bestselling writer in Germany, where he published the first of 10 books when he was still a student. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Announces LENNY & STEVE A Tribute Concert 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Olivier Award winner, West End and Broadway star, and director of the Huntington's Merrily We Roll Along, Maria Friedman brings her critically acclaimed solo show Lenny & Steve: The Music of Bernstein & Sondheim to the Huntington for a one-night only concert event on Monday, September 18 at 7:30pm, accompanied by her longtime collaborator, musical director and pianist Jason Carr. This special cabaret will take place at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre. Tickets are now on sale and start at $25. (more...)

Eden Espinosa Joins MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG at Huntington This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

The Huntington Theatre Company will open its 2017-2018 season with the legendary musical Merrily We Roll Along by Stephen Sondheim. Director Maria Friedman will recreate her critically celebrated West End production for Boston audiences. Performances will run September 8 - October 15, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre. Tickets are now on sale to the general public. (more...)

Canadian Stage & The Musical Stage Company present Sharron Matthew's GIRL CRUSH
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

???????The Musical Stage Company (formerly Acting Up Stage Company) & Canadian Stage present the Toronto premiere of Sharron Matthews' dynamite cabaret GIRL CRUSH, fresh off its highly acclaimed runs in New York City and Calgary. GIRL CRUSH will play for one night only at Toronto's High Park Amphitheatre on July 24, 2017 at 8 PM. (more...)

Maryland Ensemble Theatre presents HE AND SHE An Endangered Species Project Of MET-X
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's MET-X BRANCH presents the second installment of the Endangered Species Project with an actively staged reading of Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Rachel Crothers' He and She. Written in 1911, this early feminist's battle of the sexes drama focuses on He (Tom Herford) and She (Ann Herford), husband and wife artists whose marriage is put to the test when it is time to submit for a prestigious commission. He and She is often considered Rachel Crothers' most important play for its nuanced depiction of the choices faced by the New Woman of 1911. He and She opened in Boston in February of 1912, had a successful run on Broadway in 1920, and had a major revival in 1980 when mounted by New York's BAM Theatre Company. (more...)

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's Met-X Branch Presents HE AND SHE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's MET-X BRANCH presents the second installment of the Endangered Species Project with an actively staged reading of Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Rachel Crothers' He and She. Written in 1911, this early feminist's battle of the sexes drama focuses on 'He' (Tom Herford) and 'She' (Ann Herford), husband and wife artists whose marriage is put to the test when it is time to submit for a prestigious commission. He and She is often considered Rachel Crothers' most important play for its nuanced depiction of the choices faced by the New Woman of 1911. He and She opened in Boston in February of 1912, had a successful run on Broadway in 1920, and had a major revival in 1980 when mounted by New York's BAM Theatre Company. (more...)

Thomas Ostermeier Directs Nina Hoss in RETURNING TO REIMS at St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

St. Ann's Warehouse presents the American Premiere of Schaub hne Berlin's Returning to Reims, an adaptation of French author Didier Eribon's memoir of the same name, directed by Berlin auteur Thomas Ostermeier, February 4-25. This production marks the first collaboration between St. Ann's and the Schaub hne, whose production of Richard III recently garnered acclaim in BAM's Next Wave Festival. (more...)

Writers Theatre Presents A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents A Moon for the Misbegotten, written by Eugene O'Neill and directed by WT Resident Director William Brown. A Moon for the Misbegotten runs February 7 March 18, 2018 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Esteemed Filmmaker Charles Burnett Joins Bard College Faculty
by Movies News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Bard College announces the appointment of esteemed filmmaker Charles Burnett as Visiting Artist in Residence in the Film and Electronic Arts Progra (more...)

Filmmaker James L. Brooks to Receive WGAW's 2018 Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement
by Movies News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Iconic screenwriter-director-producer James L. Brooks, whose acclaimed films include Terms of Endearment, Broadcast News, and As Good As It Gets, has been named the recipient of the Writers Guild of America West's 2018 Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement in recognition of his extraordinary career and body of work. (more...)

National Geographic Announces Premiere Dates for New & Returning Series
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

National Geographic has set the premiere dates for its 2018 winter/spring series and specials; they were announced at the network's Winter TCA presentation in Pasadena, California. (more...)

New York Film Critics Series And NJPAC Celebrates 40th Anniversary Of National Lampoon's Classic Film, Animal House
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

New York Film Critics Series (NYFCS) in a special partnership with New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) will present a unique movie experience celebrating the 40th Anniversary of National Lampoon's Animal House on Friday February 16th, 2018 at 8pm. The iconic Animal House movie starring John Belushi, Tim Matheson , Peter Riegert, Karen Allen, Thomas Hulce, Stephen Furst, and Donald Sutherland which is a direct spin-off from National Lampoon about a misfit group of fraternity members who challenge the authority of the dean of Faber College. (more...)

Goodspeed's 13th Annual Festival of New Musicals to Tackle the Civil War, Womenin the Airforce and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

The 13th Annual Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals, produced by Goodspeed Musicals' Max Showalter Center for Education in Musical Theatre, kicks off its much-anticipated three-day festival of brand-new works on Friday, January 12, 2018 at The Goodspeed with a staged reading of the rousing new musical Five Points by Ethan D. Pakchar (Music) and Douglas Lyons (Music and Lyrics), and McKnight Fellowship winner Harrison David Rivers (Book). (more...)

Luca Silvestrini's Protein Presents MAY CONTAIN FOOD - MAY CONTAIN YOU
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Luca Silvestrini's Protein is to tour a refashioned version of their witty dance and music production May Contain Food to village halls and theatre venues around the country this Spring. May Contain Food - May Contain You encourages audiences to think about the sensory, cultural and social implications of food. (more...)

SHEAR MADNESS Celebrates 30 Years at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts's production of Shear Madness, the uproarious whodunit that holds the Guiness world record as the longest-running play in America, celebrates 30 years of hair-raising hilarity as it resumes performances tonight, August 29, in the Kennedy Center Theater Lab. (more...)

I HATE MUSICALS: THE MUSICAL at the Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Simpsons' television writer and producer Mike Reiss is back in Ivoryton with his hilarious world premiere of I HATE MUSICALS: THE MUSICAL! It's the story of a cranky comedy writer trapped in the rubble of an LA earthquake.  His life is playing out before his eyes in the form of a musical -- and he hates musicals!  With numbers sung by everyone from Sigmund Freud and Satan, will he learn to be less cranky? (more...)

Singapore South Asian Film Festival to Kick Off Its First Edition Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

The Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (Sg.SAIFF) 2017 festival will be held from September 1st-10th, across various prominent venues in the city. (more...)

THE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Building on The Critical success of his 2011 production of Harold Pinter's Old Times, STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will return to the British playwright's gripping realm of doubt and disquiet to direct a double bill of short plays. The Lover and The Collection will run from September 26-October 29 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW). (more...)

HEADSETS: A VIEW FROM THE LIGHT BOOTH Opens Friday, 8/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Ever wonder what happens in the light booth when something you are watching on stage suddenly goes wrong? William Missouri Downs (author of the past NSTC productions 'Cockeyed,' 'Mad Gravity,' and 'Seagulls in a Cherry Tree') shows us in this zany new comedy! The Los Angeles Times wrote that it is "a delightfully funny play." (more...)

LBI to Highlight German-Jewish History at Center for Jewish History's Now Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Leo Baeck Institute (LBI), a New York-based research library and archive that preserves millions of papers and books saved by German and Austrian Jewish refugees from the Nazis, will present a series of seven programs that mine the remarkable history of German-speaking Jewry for insight into present-day concerns ranging from gay rights to the Trump presidency. (more...)

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