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by Michael Major - Oct 18, 2021
A sequel to the original 1981 film, the second installation will also include Brooks will be joined by Nick Kroll, Wanda Sykes, Ike Barinholtz, David Stassen and Kevin Salter as writers.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2021
A Sherlock Carol, a new holiday play, has announced the show’s creative team featuring scenic design by Tony Award nominee Anna Louizos (School of Rock, In the Heights), costume design by Tony Award winner Linda Cho (Take Me Out, Anastasia), lighting design by Obie Award-winner Rui Rita (Skeleton Crew, Velocity of Autumn), and more.
by Team BWW - Nov 6, 2021
Fall has arrived and chilly weather means lots of time to snuggle under your favorite blanket with a great book. You're in luck, because this year, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 29, 2021
Today's episode features James Calleri, who, with his partners Paul Davis and Erica Jensen, owns Calleri Jensen Davis, a creative casting partnership. They have been awarded 16 Artios Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Casting.
by Robert Diamond - Nov 28, 2021
Geoffrey Johnson, renowned casting director, passed away Friday, November 26th in his sleep of respiratory failure at Henry J Carter Hospital, NY, NY at the age of 91.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2021
You can now see production photos and video of A Sherlock Carol, a new holiday play, written and directed by Mark Shanahan (NPR’s Ghost Light Series), and opening tonight, Monday, November 22, 2021 for a limited holiday engagement at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street).  The final performance is Sunday, January 2, 2022. 
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 22, 2021
dYou can now see video of A Sherlock Carol, a new holiday play, written and directed by Mark Shanahan (NPR's Ghost Light Series), and opening tonight, Monday, November 22, 2021 for a limited holiday engagement at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). The final performance is Sunday, January 2, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2021
11th Hour Theatre Company is celebrating the holidays with a gorgeous, professionally-designed radio play version of the classic Charles Dickens tale. A Philadelphia Christmas Carol (based on Mark Shanahan's A Merry Little Christmas Carol) will feature some of the region's most recognizable performers from across the city's stages .
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2021
Previews begin tonight, Thursday, November 11, 2021, for A Sherlock Carol written and directed by Mark Shanahan (The Dingdong, A Merry Little Christmas Carol; NPR’s Ghost Light Series). 
by Gil Kaan - May 9, 2022
Up next for 3-D Theatrical, Tony Award-winning NEWSIES opens May 14, 2022 at Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (with a preview on Friday, May 13th). No stranger to the lead role of Jack Kelly, Dillon Klena reprises his role from two earlier productions.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022
Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced two special events for the 2022 summer season, an extension of Man of God due to popular demand, dates and programming for the Fridays@3 reading series, as well as creative teams and casting for Man of God, Most Happy in Concert, and we are continuous. 
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2022
Stellar and The Shubert Organization have announced a partnership to strengthen the accessibility of live theatre on Broadway and beyond on a global scale.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022
Casting has been announced today for the theatrical debut of TIME STOPS – A World Premiere New Musical. The all-original production comes to West Palm Beach at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts on July 15 – 17, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022
Orlando Repertory Theatre will join in partnership with TheaterWorksUSA bringing three productions to Orlando REP stages during 2022-2023.  After a successful presentation of TheaterWorksUSA's The Pout-Pout Fish earlier this year, a full season partnership brings Dog Man: The Musical, Click, Clack, Moo, and The Lightning Thief: Theater for Young Audiences Edition to Orlando family audiences. Orlando REP's full 2022-2023 Season will be announced soon.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2022
Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the cast and company for Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Lucy Bailey. This will be performed by the Globe Ensemble who will be returning for The Tempest on 22 July.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022
Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced Mike Lew as the recipient of the 2022 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award for his play tiny father. Lew will receive the $10,000 award and the accompanying $10,000 Jay Harris Commission to write a new play.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2022
The Marvellous Elephant Man is an inaccurate and irreverent retelling of the classic and tragic tale that nobody asked for and nobody should really laugh at. It's Phantom meets Avenue Q, Les Mis meets The Book of Mormon, Schindler's List meets, well, you get the idea. 
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022
Macbeth begins performances tonight, March 29, 2022, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street) and opens on Thursday, April 28, 2022. Learn more about the cast bringing this show back to the stage!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2022
After a couple years of traveling shows, virtual productions, construction-related closures, a pandemic and a highly-anticiapted return back “home” to the Norma Young Arena Stage (*this month!), Theatre Three will celebrate six decades of creating theatre that illuminates the human experience with an all-new season.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2022
The Broadway community honors the memory of Elizabeth Ireland McCann, better known as Liz, the Tony Award-winning producer and general manager who was among the first successful female leaders in Broadway.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2022
The Marvellous Elephant Man stomps into the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 12 - 17 April 2022 at The Jazzlab, Brunswick.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022
Goodspeed Musicals has announced the cast for the world premiere of Anne of Green Gables: A New Musical. Find out who is in the cast and how to get tickets.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2022
Williamstown Theatre Festival announced today additional casting and creative team members for the 2022 Summer Season, the final two Fridays@3 readings, and fellowships.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022
The Tampa Repertory Theatre has announced a new season of three plays for 2022-2023, continuing its collaboration with local venues and artists.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022
PRIMARY STAGES announced casting for On That Day in Amsterdam by Clarence Coo (People Sitting in Darkness) and directed by Zi Alikhan (The Boy Who Danced on Air). On That Day in Amsterdam will begin previews at 59E59’s Theater A on July 23, 2022, with opening night set for August 11 for a limited run through September 4, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022
As part of their commitment to reducing barriers to participation and access, Williamstown Theatre Festival has announce a new affordable-tickets pilot program for the 2022 Season: AccessTix.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2022
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the cast and company for a new production of The Tempest running this summer from 22 July - 22 October, directed by Sean Holmes. Shakespeare's tumultuous tale of reckoning and redemption will be brought to life by the Globe Ensemble, who have been thrilling audiences in the critically acclaimed season opening production of Much Ado About Nothing which runs until 23 October.
by Team BWW - Jun 11, 2022
Which Best Musical and Best Play nominees will win a Tony Award? BroadwayWorld has rounded up the winners of the Tony Awards, the Drama Desk Awards, the Drama League Awards and the Outer Critics Circle Awards for the last fifty years to compare winners year by year.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2022
When Churchyards Yawn, a fast-paced, witty, and deeply felt 'divine comedy,' is the story of all the dead Hamlet characters' travails in Purgatory. The reading is free and takes place on July 16, 2022, at the Desert View High School black box theatre.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 18, 2022
The Belmont will bring the Tony Award winning play, The Elephant Man, to the Grumbacher Studio August 5-7 & 11-14. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 18, 2022
The Provincetown Theater in Provincetown, Massachusetts has announced that New York actor Joe MacDougall and BBC Word on the Street TV star Stephen Walker will appear in the New England premiere of Robert Chesley’s daring gay classic Jerker.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2022
The  Fleur du Cap Theatre Award-winning and multiple-nominated production THE UNLIKELY SECRET AGENT will be performed from 4 to 9 August at the Artscape Women Humanity Arts Festival.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2022
Williamstown Theatre Festival is celebrating tonight’s first performance of Most Happy in Concert, Tony Award-nominated director Daniel Fish’s reimagining of Frank Loesser’s critically adored score to the musical The Most Happy Fella, choreographed by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, playing through Sunday, July 31 on the Main Stage.
by Michael Major - Jan 30, 2022
Meet all of the Broadway actors in THE GILDED AGE! The new series features appearances by Audra McDonald, Denée Benton, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kelli O'Hara, Carrie Coon, Claybourne Elder, Donna Murphy, Katie Finneran, Debra Monk, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Patrick Page, Michael Cerveris, and more.
by Michael Major - Jan 25, 2022
Bradley Cooper has confirmed that his upcoming Leonard Bernstein biopic, Maestro, is set to begin filming in May. Cooper will direct and star in the upcoming film, also featuring Carey Mulligan as Felicia Montealegre, Bernstein's wife. Bernstein has conducted works such as West Side Story, Peter Pan, Candide, Wonderful Town, On the Town, and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2022
“Desire Under the Elms,” Eugene O’Neill’s masterpiece of erotic desire takes a Greek tragedy and sets it on an American Gothic farmstead. The son can see that his father’s new young wife plans to push him out. His passionate hatred for her is only matched by hers for him. Blinded by passion, they are set on a collision course.
by BWW Awards - Jan 12, 2022
Winners have been announced for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards. The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW - Dec 6, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021
This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2021
A Sherlock Carol has announced plans to return for the 2022 holiday season.  Written and directed by Mark Shanahan (NPR’s Ghost Light Series), the show is currently playing an eight-week limited holiday engagement at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street), and has two weeks of performances left, with a final performance on Sunday, January 2, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2021
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the full cast of Hamlet which will be performed for the very first time in the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse by the Globe Ensemble, directed by Associate Artistic Director Sean Holmes.
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021
Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW Staff - Dec 13, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by Rich Mehrenberg - Aug 8, 2022
A powerful and thoughtful drama that questions the concept of normalcy. Currently on Belmont Theater's stage is a challenging, yet rewarding production of The Elephant Man. The play, like the film, concerns nineteenth-century, London doctor, Fredrick Treves and his attempts to bring dignity and normalcy to the severely disfigured, John Merrick.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2022
Williamstown Theatre Festival will celebrate a bustling week of programming at WTF including tonight’s first performance of we are continuous, tomorrow’s first performance of Just For Us, and Sunday’s one-time-only benefit performance of Jimmy Naughton & Friends, and announces casting for tiny father, the final reading in the Fridays@3 series.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2022
Directed by Matthew Dunster, Martin McDonagh's Hangmen begins previews tonight, Friday, April 8, 2022. The production opens on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at Broadway's Golden Theatre for a limited 10-week engagement. Meet the cast here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022
Girl power at its best. Get ready for the grand slam and believe in the team. If you have a clear mind and a strong will, you can’t lose. On the track they are invincible, unstoppable and ferocious in their attack.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2022
With Cyrano de Bergerac opening tonight at Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York, The Jamie Lloyd Company today announce full cast for its production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, in a version by Anya Reiss directed by Jamie Lloyd.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022
Barrington Stage Company has announced casting for the first two shows of its 2022 season: the 1978 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Fats Waller Musical Show, and the world premiere play, Andy Warhol in Iran by Brent Askari (BSC’s American Underground) which opens the St. Germain Stage from June 2-25.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022
Donn B. Murphy, PhD, former president and executive director of the National Theatre in Washington, DC for 35 years, and Georgetown University Professor Emeritus, passed away peacefully at his home in Fort Lauderdale, FL on April 3, announced his spouse and life partner of 49 years, US Army Col. H. Jones 'Jon' Carrow, Ret.

The Elephant Man Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of The Elephant Man have their been?
The Elephant Man has had 6 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 2002, Broadway which opened in 2002, Broadway which opened in 2014 and West End which opened in 2015.

What Tony Awards has The Elephant Man been nominated for?
Best Play , Best Costume Design for Julie Weiss, Best Direction of a Play for Jack HofsissBest Lighting Design for Beverly Emmons and Best Scenic Design for David Jenkins.

What Tony Awards has The Elephant Man won?
Best Play, Best Costume Design for Julie Weiss Best Direction of a Play for Jack Hofsiss Best Lighting Design for Beverly Emmons Best Scenic Design for David Jenkins.

What other awards has The Elephant Man been nominated for?
Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards ), Best Broadway Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Best Director (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Jack Hofsiss, Best New Talent (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Philip Anglim, Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Carole Shelley, Lighting Design (The Hewes Awards) for Beverly EmmonsScenic Design (The Hewes Awards) for David Jenkins and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Philip Anglim.

What other awards has The Elephant Man won?
Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards ), Best Broadway Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Best Director (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Jack Hofsiss, Best New Talent (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Philip Anglim, Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Carole Shelley, Lighting Design (The Hewes Awards) for Beverly Emmons Scenic Design (The Hewes Awards) for David Jenkins and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Philip Anglim.

What productions of The Elephant Man have their been?
The Elephant Man has had 6 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 2002, Broadway which opened in 2002, Broadway which opened in 2014 and West End which opened in 2015.

What awards has The Elephant Man been nominated for?
Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards ), Best Broadway Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Best Director (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Jack Hofsiss, Best New Talent (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Philip Anglim, Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Carole Shelley, Lighting Design (The Hewes Awards) for Beverly EmmonsScenic Design (The Hewes Awards) for David Jenkins and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Philip Anglim.

What awards has The Elephant Man won?
Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards ), Best Broadway Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Best Director (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Jack Hofsiss, Best New Talent (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Philip Anglim, Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Carole Shelley, Lighting Design (The Hewes Awards) for Beverly Emmons Scenic Design (The Hewes Awards) for David Jenkins and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Philip Anglim.

What productions of The Elephant Man have there been?
The Elephant Man has had 6 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 2002, Broadway which opened in 2002, Broadway which opened in 2014 and West End which opened in 2015.