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by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
Westport Country Playhouse will stage the powerful, theatrical fable, a?oeMlima's Tale,a?? written by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by Playhouse artistic director Mark Lamos, from October 1 a?" 19.  This is the first production of the play since its world premiere Off-Broadway last year.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 26, 2020
Today's Theater Stories features the Eugene O'Neill Theatre! Learn about Neil Simon's special relationship with the theatre, the first Arthur Miller play to become a smash on Broadway, the history of Eugene O'Neill's plays and more.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2020
For twenty-six years, The Robey Theatre Company has made its mission the telling of the stories of the Black global diaspora on stage. It is now also doing so in print. The Robey Theatre Company Playwriting Series currently has nine play scripts in publication, available in paperback edition and also in Kindle format. These plays, all by Black playwrights, are available through Amazon (See links below).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
Matt Williams' play FEAR will receive its World Premiere beginning Tuesday, October 15 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street), directed by Tea Alagić. A limited run, FEAR will celebrate its opening night on Thursday, October 24 and run through December 8, 2019. Tickets are $65- $89 and can be purchased by visiting FearthePlay.com or by calling (866) 811-4111.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
Matt Williams' play FEAR will receive its World Premiere beginning Tuesday, October 15 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street), directed by Tea Alagić. A limited run, FEAR will celebrate its opening night on Thursday, October 24 and run through December 8, 2019.  Tickets are $65- $89 and can be purchased by visiting FearthePlay.com or by calling (866) 811-4111. 
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2020
This week's list includes new music from Josh Groban and Broadway songs from Seth MacFarlane. In addition, The SpongeBob Musical is coming to DVD, and the lyrics of Hadestown are now available!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
Westport Country Playhouse stages the powerful, theatrical fable, “Mlima's Tale,” written by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by Playhouse artistic director Mark Lamos, from October 1 – 19.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
Matt Williams' play FEAR, directed by Tea Alagić, will celebrate its opening night on Thursday, October 24  at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
This holiday season, Sheen Center for Thought & Culture presents The Gospel of John, conceived and performed by award-winning Broadway veteran Ken Jennings (Sweeney Todd, Grand Hotel, Side Show). Jennings brings the Gospel to life on stage - in just 90 minutes.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018
"Our season, Celebrating Female Playwrights concludes with Lynn Nottage's play, "Crumbs From The Table Of Joy" states Artistic Director, Ray Croce. "This show is being directed by well-known actor and director, Ms. Connie Norwood of Philadelphia. She has directed multiple times at the Waterfront South Theatre. Her directing credits include plays by Tennessee Williams including "Suddenly Last Summer", "Kingdom Of Earth" and "A LovelySunday For Creve Couer". She also directed August Wilson's plays including "Radio Golf"and "King Hedley ll" along with Eugene O'Neill's drama "The Emperor Jones". Connie was most recently seen on stage in this season's "The Savannah Sipping Society."
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Park Avenue Armory today announces the cast for its December production of Judgment Daya?"the world premiere of Christopher Shinn's new adaptation of ?-dön von Horváth's 1937 play.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Park Avenue Armory announces today the cast for its December production of Judgment Daya?"the world premiere of Christopher Shinn's new adaptation of ?-dön von Horváth's 1937 play. Luke Kirby, best known for his Emmy Award-winning performance of Lenny Bruce on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel , plays the leading role in the production, which is the first ground-up theater production for the Armory. In his return to the Armory after his award-winning production of The Hairy Ape (2017), acclaimed theater director Richard Jones leads the cast of 16, which includes Susannah Perkins (Network; The Wolves), Alyssa Bresnahan (Network; 27 Dresses), Henry Stram (Junk; The Elephant Man), and Harriet Harris (Thoroughly Modern Millie a?" Tony Award; Desperate Housewives).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018
Award winning actor and playwright David Heron will be honored in New York next week with the Caribbean Life Impact Award in recognition of his career achievements in Entertainment and Entrepreneurship.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019
This weekend, the Christmas season commences at the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street at the corner of Elizabeth Street, NYC) when performances begin for The Gospel of John, conceived and performed by award-winning Broadway veteran Ken Jennings (Sweeney Todd, Grand Hotel, Side Show).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018
Award winning actor and playwright David Heron will be honored in New York next week with the Caribbean Life Impact Award in recognition of his career achievements in Entertainment and Entrepreneurship.
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019
Full casting has been announced for the staged reading of David Stallings' new drama Leonora, which will be performed at The Williams CME Institutional Church in Harlem on Monday June 3 at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018
Hannah Gadsby's critically acclaimed and multi-award winning show, Nanette, has been extended for the third time running off-Broadway at The SoHo Playhouse. The new set of NYC performances will run June 20 through June 30 following two Los Angeles performances at Largo on June 6 and 7, 2018. Presented by WestBeth Entertainment, SoHo Playhouse, Barrow Street Productions and Token Events, tickets are on sale now for all performances.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019
Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, is pleased to announce that casting is complete for The Public Theater production of Tiny Beautiful Things starring Academy Award-nominated writer and actress Nia Vardalos, who will reprise the role of Sugar for the Playhouse production.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020
Irish Repertory Theatre announced today upcoming editions of their online series Meet the Makers. A digital series of conversations with scholars and Irish Rep artists discussing their work and theatre in general, Meet the Makers offers a behind-the-scenes look at Irish history, theatre and the creative process.
by Courtney Savoia - Jun 27, 2018
This summer, Irish Rep is bringing the beauty and wonder of one of Broadway's most captivating musicals, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever back to New York City. With music by Burton Lane, theatergoers can soak up the magical score comprised of classics such as 'What Did I Have That I Don't Have?' as well as the title song 'On a Clear Day You Can See Forever' - among countless others. BroadwayWorld recently caught up with ensemble and chorus member, William Bellamy, who covers multiple roles in the production, about the unforgettable score; how he finds balance in playing numerous parts on stage; and uncovering his past self.
by Walter McBride - Jun 15, 2018
Irish Repertory Theatre's ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER begins performances tonight, June 15! The show stars Tony Award-nominee Stephen Bogardus (Bright Star), John Cudia (The Phantom of the Opera), and Tony Award-nominee Melissa Errico (Finian's Rainbow). ON A CLEAR DAY features music by Burton Laneand book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. The cast held a preview event last night, June 14, and BroadwayWorld got in on the action! Check out photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018
The final off-Broadway performances of Hannah Gadsby's critically acclaimed and multi-award winning show, Nanette, are scheduled for June 20 - 30 at SoHo Playhouse.  Presented by WestBeth Entertainment, SoHo Playhouse, Barrow Street Productions and Token Events, tickets are on sale now for all performances. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018
Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) is proud to announce that a limited number of $11.90 tickets to ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER will be available exclusively via TodayTix.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2018
Irish Repertory Theatre's ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER begins performances tomorrow, June 15! The show stars Tony Award-nominee Stephen Bogardus (Bright Star), John Cudia (The Phantom of the Opera), and Tony Award-nominee Melissa Errico (Finian's Rainbow). ON A CLEAR DAY features music by Burton Laneand book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. BroadwayWorld has preview of the cast in action. Check it out below!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020
Today (July 30) in live streaming: The New Group presents The Spoils, The Muny 2020 Summer Variety Hour is back, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
Deafinitely Theatre today announce the full cast of Sarah Kane's 4.48 Psychosis UK tour. Artistic Director of Deafinitely Theatre, Paula Garfield, directs William Grint, Erin Hutchings, Esther McAuley and Jamie Rea. Opening at New Diorama Theatre on 31 October, with previews from 29 October and running until 6 November; the production then tours to Derby Theatre from 8a?" 10 November, before concluding its run at Wales Millennium Centre from 20 a?" 23 November.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
Instead of the annual production on the Common, CSC will present an online script-in-hand performance on Thursday, August 6 at 7:00PM, as a benefit to support CSC's 2021 production on the Boston Common, with the previously announced cast led by John Douglas Thompson* in the role of Prospero.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018
Irish Repertory Theatre announced today that Ben Davis (Violet, A Little Night Music) will join the cast of ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER in the role of "Dr. Mark Bruckner" beginning Thursday, August 9.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2020
Check out this week's list of new and upcoming book, music, and film releases, including a Hadestown lyric book, new music from Telly Leung, Melissa Errico, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018
Irish Repertory Theatre announces an extension for ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER, which features music by Burton Lane and book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019
Primitive Grace Theater Ensemble will present the World Premiere of MASTER OF THE CROSSROADS written and directed by Obie Award winner and SAG Award nominee Paul Calderon (The Bad Lieutenant, Boardwalk Empire). Previews begin January 16th at The Bridge Theater. Opening is slated for Wednesday, January 23rd.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Sheffield Theatres today announce the full cast for Robert Hastie's new production of Coriolanus. The production follows his critically acclaimed productions of Julius Caesar and A Midsummer Night's Dream. Joining previously announced cast member Tom Bateman are Hermon Berhane, Mudassar Dar, Stella Gonet, Esther McAuley, Remmie Milner, Theo Ogundipe, Louis J Rhone, Eddie-Joe Robinson, Kate Rutter, Malcolm Sinclair, Katy Stephens, Ben Wiggins and Alex Young. The company is completed by members of Sheffield People's Theatre, Sheffield Theatres' intergenerational theatre company.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019
Actor Nixon Cesar has joined the cast of the world premiere production of Paul Calderon's play, Master of The Crossroads which will open at The Bridge Theater next month for a limited run.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019
Primitive Grace Theater Ensemble will present the World Premiere of MASTER OF THE CROSSROADS written and directed by Obie Award winner and SAG Award nominee Paul Calderon (The Bad Lieutenant, Boardwalk Empire). Previews begin January 16th at The Bridge Theater. Opening is slated for Wednesday, January 23rd.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019
REDCAT, CalArts' downtown center for contemporary arts, presents The Wooster Group production The B-Side: "Negro Folklore from Texas State Prisons," A Record Album Interpretation, Wednesday, January 30 to Sunday February 3, 2019 for 5 performances only.
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 28, 2020
This season, Two River continues its commitment to produce all 10 plays of August Wilson's American Century Cycle with Brandon Dirden's production of 'Radio Golf,' the sixth play in the Cycle produced at the theater. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Carl Hendrick Louis who plays Harmond Wilks in the show.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
Full casting has been announced for NY Classical Theatre's staged reading of Carlyle Brown's drama The African Company Presents Richard III, which will be performed on two nights in March in Harlem and midtown.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
This Sunday, December 8, the Christmas season commences at the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street at the corner of Elizabeth Street, NYC) with the opening of The Gospel of John, conceived and performed by award-winning Broadway veteran Ken Jennings (Sweeney Todd, Grand Hotel, Side Show). Jennings brings the Gospel to life on stage - in just 90 minutes. Directed by John Pietrowski (Artistic Director of Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey), The Gospel of John plays a limited holiday engagement through December 29 at The Sheen Center's Black Box Theater.  Currently in previews, the official opening is Sunday, December 8 at 3PM. Tickets are available online at SheenCenter.org, by phone at 212-925-2812, or in-person at The Sheen Center box office Monday to Friday noon to 5PM and one hour before performances.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018
Actor Nixon Cesar has joined the cast of the world premiere production of Paul Calderon's play, Master of The Crossroads which will open at The Bridge Theater next month for a limited run.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018
REDCAT, CalArts' downtown center for contemporary arts, presents The Wooster Group production The B-Side: 'Negro Folklore from Texas State Prisons,' A Record Album Interpretation, Wednesday, January 30 to Sunday February 3,2019 for 5 performances only.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018
Actor Nixon Cesar has joined the cast of the world premiere production of Paul Calderon's play, Master of The Crossroads which will open at The Bridge Theater next month for a limited run.
by Review Roundups - Dec 12, 2019
Park Avenue Armory presents Judgment Day-the world premiere of Christopher Shinn's new adaptation of ?-dön von Horváth's 1937 play.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018
Hannah Gadsby's critically acclaimed and multi-award winning show, Nanette, has been extended for the second time running off-Broadway at The SoHo Playhouse. The final NYC performance is set for Saturday, May 26, 2018, followed by two Los Angeles performances at Largo on June 6 and 7, 2018. Presented by WestBeth Entertainment, SoHo Playhouse, Barrow Street Productions and Token Events, tickets are on sale now for the additional performances.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018
Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) announced today that Dale Soules ('Orange is the New Black,' Hands on a Hardbody) will join the cast of the New York premiere of WOMAN AND SCARECROW by Marina Carr (The Mai, By the Bog of Cats).
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 19, 2018
Irish Repertory Theatre just celebrated opening night of THE SEAFARER, starring two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick (Shining City). THE SEAFARER, written by Conor McPherson (Shining City) and directed by Ciaran O'Reilly (The Emperor Jones), began performances on March 30, 2018 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, and will now run through May 24, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018
Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) will present ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER, starring Tony Award-nominee Stephen Bogardus (Bright Star), John Cudia (The Phantom of the Opera), and Tony Award-nominee Melissa Errico (Finian's Rainbow) this summer. ON A CLEAR DAY features music by Burton Laneand book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2020
During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Eugene O'Neill. Today's play, The Emperor Jones!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019
Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, hosted a star-studded opening night last evening for The Public Theater production of Tiny Beautiful Things starring Academy Award-nominated writer and actress Nia Vardalos, who reprises the role of Sugar for the Playhouse production. Vardalos originated the role of Sugar at The Public Theater under the direction of Thomas Kail.  
by - Apr 14, 2018
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/14/2018.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018
Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) announced today an extension for THE SEAFARER, starring two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick (Shining City). THE SEAFARER, written by Conor McPherson (Shining City) and directed by Ciaran O'Reilly (The Emperor Jones), began performances on March 30, 2018 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, will open on April 18, and will now run through May 24, 2018.