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Eight people, twenty-five months, one room. Thanks to the kindness of a few loyal friends and coworkers, Anne Frank and her family were able to find a brief solace from the Nazi invasions of the 1940s. Itís an amazing tale showing that courage, strength of character and generosity can help you through the toughest of times, all told through the eyes of one bright young girl who had the foresight to keep a detailed diary that has allowed her memory to live on.


Individual Tickets Now On Sale for 2018 Season at Open Stage of Harrisburg
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Open Stage of Harrisburg, the capital's oldest professional regional theatre, is in its 32nd season of thought-provoking theatre. Individual tickets are on sale now. (more...)

FUN HOME Opens Next Month at Open Stage of Harrisburg
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Open Stage of Harrisburg's 32nd season of thought-provoking theatre opens with FUN HOME. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for September 7
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 7, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Cleveland Play House to Stage Compelling Production of THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy. These words will come alive again as Cleveland Play House produces The Diary of Anne Frank, providing an immersive experience for the audience in this adaptation never-before seen on the CPH stage. (more...)

SLEEPY HOLLOW Musical Opens at Cumberland County Playhouse 10/13
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 26, 2017

Cumberland County Playhouse presents an all-new musical version of Sleepy Hollow by Tony Award nominees Hunter Foster and Paul Gordon, running October 13-November 11 in Crossville. (more...)

LOST TEMPO Begins Next Week at Boston Playwrights' Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Performances of Boston Playwrights' Theatre's (BPT) Lost Tempo begin next week. (more...)

Playhouse on Park Presents THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2017

The Diary of Anne Frank, by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hacke (based upon 'Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl', newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman), is the next show in Playhouse on Park's Main Stage series, running from October 25-November 19. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for 9/21/17
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 21, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Max Crumm & Lucy DeVito to Lead Romantic Comedy HOT MESS Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

HOT MESS, a romantic comedy by Dan Rothenberg (Suburban Boy; Regretrosexual) and Colleen Crabtree (The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun, The Groundlings), and directed by Jonathan Silverstein (tick, tick...BOOM; John & Jen; The Temperamentals), will play The Jerry Orbach Theater at The Theater Center (1627 Broadway at 50th Street) beginning November 7th and opening on November 16th, it was announced today by producers Jay Alix and Una Jackman. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Cumberland County Playhouse's THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 18, 2017

Finally, a musical for everyone who loves musicals! Beginning September 15, Cumberland County Playhouse presents The Drowsy Chaperone, a loving send-up of Jazz age musicals featuring one show-stopping song and dance number after another. (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...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): Cumberland County Playhouse's THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 14, 2017

Who better than Cumberland County Playhouse's artistic director Britt Hancock to take the helm of The Drowsy Chaperone, the latest show slated to open on the mainstage of Crossville's iconic theater? After all, he starred as Broadway producer Feldzieg in the national touring company of the Tony Award-winning show, tap dancing his way across the country and winning hearts and rave reviews all along the way. (more...)

Dule Hill, Daniel J. Watts to Star in LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE World Premiere at People's Light
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Fear the Walking Dead star and Philadelphia native Colman Domingo partners with nationally-acclaimed theatre-maker Patricia McGregor to co-author Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole, a surprising and unsettling exploration of race and the American Dream. McGregor will also direct. (more...)

Marsha Mason Directs Arizona Theatre Company's Season-Opening Performance CHAPTER TWO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Arizona Theatre Company (ATC; David Ivers, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) is pleased to welcome back four-time Academy Award-nominee Marsha Mason, who will direct Neil Simon's autobiographical romantic comedy Chapter Two to open ATC's 51st season, Oct. 5-22 at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe in Phoenix. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for September 13, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 13, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Post-Apocalyptic MACBETH Takes the Stage at Bussey Building
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Devil You Know Theatre Company presents a thrilling new version of one of Shakespeare's most famous tragedies, charting the bloody rise and downfall of the legendary warrior Macbeth. (more...)

Tamsin Greig Replaces Sarah Lancashire in MGC and Headlong's LABOUR OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

MGC and Headlong today announce that Olivier Award-winning actress Tamsin Greig will now play Jean Whittaker opposite Martin Freeman as David Lyons in the world premiere of James Graham's Labour of Love. (more...)

ATC National Latino Playwriting Winner THE RIVER BRIDE Comes to Life in Arizona Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

The River Bride, Marisela Trevi o Orta's poignant story of true love, regret, transformation and the struggle to stay true to your family and to yourself, will have its Arizona premiere at the Temple of Music & Art in Tucson from Oct. 21 to Nov. 16 and at the Herberger Theater Center in Phoenix from Nov. 11 to Dec. 3. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 5, 2017
by - Oct 5, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Cast Announced for DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is proud to announce the cast for this year's Literature Live! production of Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller; directed by Joe Minutillo. (more...)

OVATIONS THEATRE Announces THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Performance And Panel Discussion
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

In response to recent tragic events in Charlottesville, VA, and the culture of hate given voice around the country, Ovations Theatre's student-led Actors' Helping Alliance (AHA!) will host an evening dedicated to fighting hate and discrimination. (more...)

Salty Brine Spices Up Pangea with WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Pangea is bringing back by popular demand Welcome to the Jungle, Salty Brine's tour de force cabaret concoction, for a five-show major engagement on Tuesdays November 7, 14, 21, 28 and Wednesday November 29, all at 7:30pm. (more...)

Tony Award Winner Cynthia Nixon to Lead Industry Reading of THE SAINTLINESS OF MARGERY KEMPE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

John Wulp and Perry Street Theatricals will present an invite-only industry presentation of THE SAINTLINESS OF MARGERY KEMPE written by John Wulp, directed by Austin Pendleton on October 20th at 3 pm. (more...)

Jonathan Biggins' AUSTRALIA DAY Comes to New Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

In the fictional NSW coastal town of Coriole, preparations are underway for the annual Australia Day celebrations and the organising committee are thrashing out the details amidst disagreements over politics, patriotism and progress. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Kimberly Schraf
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 12, 2017

Today's subject Kimberly Schraf is currently living her theatre life at Ford's Theatre portraying one of the best known female roles in the American Theatre. Not only does Kimberly give a superb performance as Linda Loman in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, she does so with Craig Wallace as Willy Loman. Wallece is her partner in life as well as onstage. Her once-in-a-lifetime performance can be seen through October 22nd. (more...)

Tuesday Matinee Discounted Tickets On Sale Now For THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK at Playhouse on Park
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

A special Tuesday matinee of The Diary of Anne Frank, by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hacke (based upon 'Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl', newly adapted by Wendy Kessleman) has been scheduled forNovember 7 at 2pm. All tickets for this event are priced at $22.50, all seats reserved. (more...)

Playhouse Announces Cast of THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

The Diary of Anne Frank, by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hacke (based upon 'Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl', newly adapted by Wendy Kessleman), is the next show in Playhouse on Park's Main Stage series, running fromOctober 25-November 19. (more...)

BWW Review: THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Brings a Lesson of Hope to Sacramento Theatre Company
by Courtney Symes - Oct 1, 2017

Director Casey McClellan again brings a World War II era piece to the Sacramento Theatre Company and makes it relevant to what we are experiencing today. Like last season's The Glass Menagerie, The Diary of Anne Frank deals with the human emotions brought on by betrayal, loss, and, ultimately, hope. (more...)

Annette O'Toole Joins THE TRAVELING LADY, Extending at Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

???????Horton Foote's The Traveling Lady, directed by Austin Pendleton, opened on June 22 and was originally set to run through July 16, 2017, has been extended and will now run through July 30, 2017 at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.). (more...)

World-Class Teaching Lineup Announced for Merrimack Repertory Theatre's Young Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) announces a world-class lineup of teaching artists for 2017-18 Young Company, the one-of-a-kind youth program that has kids tell their own stories through theatre and stay connected with MRT all year long. (more...)

Jutting Directs McIntyre in SEA WALL at OZ Arts 7/20
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 6, 2017

Jaclynn Jutting directs a new production of Simon Stephens' acclaimed monologue Sea Wall, presented as part of OZ Arts' local spotlight series, on Thursday, July 20, starring Nat McIntyre. Sea Wall is the first theater production within OZ Arts' TNT local spotlight series. (more...)

Nicholas Rodriguez and More to Star in GUYS AND DOLLS at Milwaukee Rep; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater announced casting for the Tony Award-winning musical Guys and Dolls in the Quadracci Powerhouse this September 19 - October 29.  (more...)

Tickets on Sale Next Week for CHAPTER TWO and THE RIVER BRIDE at Arizona Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Single tickets for the first two shows in Arizona Theatre Company's (ATC) 2017-18 season, its 51st, - Chapter Two and The River Bride - go on sale August 1. (more...)

Maltz Jupiter Theatre Students Work Together to Produce THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

A cast and creative team made up of local middle and high school students are dedicating their summer to retelling the powerful true story of Anne Frank and her family. (more...)

Cleveland Play House to Feature Open Caption Performances
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Cleveland Play House (CPH) has been selected for a two-year partnership with Theatre Development Fund's (TDF) National Open Captioning Initiative (NOCI) to sponsor open captioned performances during the upcoming 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for THE SEAGULL at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for Simon Stephens's new version of Anton Chekhov's highly renowned play, The Seagull, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes. (more...)

Natalie Dormer and David Oakes in Star VENUS IN FUR at Theatre Royal Haymarket
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

TRH Productions have released the exclusive first image of Natalie Dormer and David Oakes prior the West End premiere of David Ives' hit Broadway play Venus in Fur which will run for a strictly limited nine week engagement at the Theatre Royal Haymarket run from 6 October to 9 December with opening night for press on 17 October. (more...)

Ushers Needed At Playhouse On Park
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2017

Would you like to take in a show for free, and help make our audience members' experience a pleasant & positive one? Playhouse On Park is happy to oblige if this sounds like a perfect fit for you! We are seeking enthusiastic theatre lovers who have strong customer service skills and are willing to prepare the space and usher for our upcoming productions. (more...)

DADDY LONG LEGS The Musical Lifts Spirits For Charity This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

The musical adaptation of Jean Webster's 1912 novel of the same name returns to LA for the first time in years, unfolding on the stage of the Two Roads Theater for one weekend only September 21-24, 2017. With music & lyrics by Paul Gordon (Jane Eyre, Emma) and book by John Caird (LES MISERABLES, Jane Eyre), Daddy Long Legs transports us back to 1908 and the dreary existence of orphan Jerusha Abbott, just before a mysterious benefactor decides to send her to college and change her life forever. What transpires over the course of this intimate, two-actor play is a heartwarming story of human connection, kindness, and charity. (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...)

Broadway Vet Robert LuPone Stars in THE VIOLIN at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to welcome the world premiere of THE VIOLIN, written by Dan McCormick and directed by Joseph Discher. Produced by The Directors Company in association with ShadowCatcher Entertainment, THE VIOLIN begins performances on Thursday, September 7 for a limited engagement through Saturday, October 14. Press Opening is Tuesday, September 19 at 7 PM. (more...)

Arnie Burton, Alli Mauzey, Brad Oscar and More Set for Amas Musical Theatre's LOVE AND OTHER FABLES Reading
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of Love and Other Fables, a screwball romantic musical comedy, with a book by John McMahon and music and lyrics by Jay Jeffries. (more...)

Formation of Blank Theatre Company Announced; Cabaret Fundraiser Set for 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Dustin Rothbart and Danny Kapinos, Co-Artistic Directors, are excited to announce the formation of BLANK THEATRE COMPANY. Blank Theatre Company aims to present our audiences with work that is both timely & timeless. (more...)

Crowded Fire Theater Announces 2017 IGNITE FUND Recipients Granting $10,000 to Bay Area Designers and Technicians
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Crowded Fire Theater (CFT), known as a vital home for new play development and production on the West Coast, announced Sara Huddleston, Heather Kelly-Laws, Alice Ruiz, and Randy Wong-Westbrooke as the second year IGNITE FUND awardees. The IGNITE FUND awards $10,000 in total annually to support the growth of and enhance the working lives of Bay Area theater designers and technicians through a competitive grant process. (more...)

Sing About Love with The Media Theatre's GODSPELL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

'Godspell' is at The Media Theatre August 4 - 27, with a youthful cast, a live band, and a new vision for the classic musical. The musical was the first major musical theatre offering from three-time Grammy and Academy Award winner, Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Children of Eden), and it took the world by storm. (more...)

Oscar Nominee Marsha Mason Returns To Arizona Theatre Company To Direct CHAPTER TWO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Arizona Theatre Company (ATC; David Ivers, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) is pleased to welcome back four-time Academy Award-nominee Marsha Mason, who will direct Neil Simon's autobiographical romantic comedy Chapter Two to open ATC's 51st season, Sept. 9-30 at the Temple of Music & Art, 333 S. Scott Ave. in Tucson, Oct. 5-22 at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe in Phoenix. (more...)

TUESDAY MATINEE SERIES Discount Announces Ticket Offer at Playhouse on Park
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Save big with Playhouse on Park's Tuesday Matinee Series featuring Season Nine Mainstage Shows! For our friends who are on a budget, we offer deeply discounted tickets for a selection of our amazing shows. (more...)

Michael McGrath, Michael Mastro, Leslie Kritzer and Laura Bell Bundy to Headline THE HONEYMOONERS at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, by special arrangement with Jeffrey Finn, has announced casting for the world-premiere production of the new musical comedy The Honeymooners, based on the CBS television series, with book by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss, music by Stephen Weiner, and lyrics by Peter Mills. (more...)

Linda Lavin to Return to Provincetown This Month with 'Second Farewell Concert'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Producer Rick Murray welcomes Tony Award winner Linda Lavin back to Provincetown for two performances only, Saturday, August 26 and Sunday, August 27 at 7:00 p.m. in the Paramount Theatre at The Crown & Anchor. Billed as her 'Second Farewell Concert,' Ms. Lavin will appear with her acclaimed musical director, Billy Stritch. (more...)

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