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Circle in the Square (Broadway) (New York, NY)
1633 Broadway at 50th St.

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A mother struggles to hold on to her family. A son struggles to let go. A daughter struggles to find her way in the world. Tennessee Williamsí memory play paints a heart-wrenching portrait of the Wingfield family, with each member trapped in a reality that they are desperate to Ė but cannot truly - escape.


BWW Interview: Michael J. Feldman Making FAIRY TALEs Out Of A Lemon Date
by Gil Kaan - Sep 6, 2018

Writer/performer Michael J. Feldman world premieres his long-incubated FAIRY TALE THEATRE 18 & OVER at The Pico, opening September 14, 2018. We had a chance to query Michael on how he turned a bad date experience into a full-length stage musical. (more...)

Cape Rep Theatre Presents Cape Premiere of FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Cape Rep Theatre continues its 2018 season with the 5-time Tonywinning Broadway musical Fun Home, book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, music by Jeanine Tesori, based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, September 19 through October 14: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7 pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, and Sundays at 2 pm. There is no performance Sunday, September 23. Tickets are $35 and $40. Pay-What-You-Can-Night is the first Friday, September 21. Student Rush tickets also available. Call the box office for details. Cape Rep Indoor Theater. North Side Route 6A E. Brewster. 508.896.1888 or www.caperep.org. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For North Shore Music Theatre's Upcoming Production Of JEKYLL & HYDE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) has announced recording artists, Broadway veterans, and 'American Idol' finalists Constantine Maroulis and Diana DeGarmo will lead the cast of their upcoming production of Jekyll & Hyde (September 25 - October7), under the direction of Broadway's original Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde, Robert Cuccioli. (more...)

Nobel Prize-Winner Luigi Pirandello's NAKED Begins At The Unicorn Theatre, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Written by Nobel Prize Award-winner Luigi Pirandello, in a new version by Nicholas Wright, Naked begins performances Thursday, September 27 at 7pm at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA. Opening night is set for Saturday, September 29 at 7pm. Directed by Eric Hill (BTG: At Home at the Zoo, The Homecoming, Poe), the production features: David Adkins (Homeland BTG: The Petrified Forest, At Home at the Zoo) as Alfredo Cantavalle; Haley Aguero (BTG: Tarzan, The Music Man) as Emma; James Barry (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson BTG: The Caretaker, The Who's Tommy) as Franco Laspiga; Jeffrey Doornbos (A Thousand Miles Behind) as Consul Grotti; Tara Franklin (Sleep No More BTG: At Home at the Zoo, The Homecoming) as Ersilia Drei; Barbara Sims (A Streetcar Named Desire BTG: Benefactors) as Signora Onoria; and Obie and Drama Desk Award-winner, Rocco Sisto (The King and I BTG: The Homecoming) as Ludovico Nota. This production is sponsored by Lead Sponsor, Bobbie Hallig; Furlano and Arace, PC; The Westifeld News Group; Massachusetts Cultural Council and The Shubert Foundation. (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces Full Casting For THE WOLVES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018

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THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Announces Rush Policy
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

The world premiere play, THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT, which begins previews tomorrow, September 20, 2018 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street), has announced its rush ticket policy. (more...)

Nuffield Southampton Theatres Nominated For Three UK Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Nuffield Southampton Theatres (NST) celebrates their nominations for three awards in the UK Theatre Awards 2018. The world premiere of Howard Brenton's The Shadow Factory, has been nominated for a UK Theatre Award in the Best Design category; Streetcar Named Desire, a co-production with Theatr Clwyd and English Touring Theatre, has been nominated for The Renee Stepham Award for Best Presentation of Touring Theatre; and the NST City opening campaign has been nominated in the Achievement in Marketing and Audience Development category. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 at Berkeley Rep
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre presents A Doll's House, Part 2, written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Les Waters, which begins previews on Thursday, September 6 and runs through Sunday, October 21. Individual tickets begin at $30 ($15 if you're under 35) and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone at 510 647-2949 beginning August 12, 2018. Subscription tickets are available now.  (more...)

Broadway Records and Yellow Sound Label Announce THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE (ORIGINAL SCORE RECORDING)
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Broadway Records and Yellow Sound Label today announced that The Beast in the Jungle (Original Score Recording) will be released digitally and in stores on Friday September 14, 2018. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com and Amazon.com. (more...)

Highwood's 16th Season Launches With THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Launching its boldest and biggest season yet, The Highwood Theatre is excited to present an all-student production of Tennessee Williams' classic, The Glass Menagerie, to be performed September 28 through October 7 on Highwood's black box stage in downtown Silver Spring. A talented cast of 8th through 12th graders, working in an intimate production designed entirely by a team of 4th through 12th grade students from Highwood's Technical Theatre program, will bring life to this drama of family angst and conflict. (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse Presents THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

As summer starts to wind down and make way for fall, The Flat Rock Playhouse 2018 Season will transition from a bright, blockbuster summer to a mysterious, intriguing fall with The Glass Menagerie. This American Classic will unfold on the Playhouse stage from September 26th to October 13th. Combining the strong Flat Rock creative team and the powerful language crafted by playwright, Tennessee Williams, The Glass Menagerie promises to be a beautiful and fascinating production. (more...)

Jenna Coleman and Colin Morgan Join ALL MY SONS at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

According to Baz Bamigboye of the Daily Mail, Jenna Coleman, and Colin Morgan will join Academy Award-winner Sally Field and actor Bill Pullman on stage in Arthur Miller's modern classic All My Sons, in Headlong Theatre's production at the Old Vic Theatre. (more...)

Barrington Stage Company Presents Tennessee Williams' THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, presents Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie. Previews for The Glass Menagerie begin October 3, with an official opening on October 7 and performances through October 21 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). (more...)

ANW Presents ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD Begins 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre, presents Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, the Tony Award-winning play that first brought Stoppard to the attention of an international audience - a position he has held in the half century since its premiere in 1967. ANW Producing Artistic Director Geoff Elliott directs. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead performs from October 7 to November 18 (Press Opening October 13). (more...)

Cal Shakes Completes Season with Return of BLACK ODYSSEY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

California Shakespeare Theater announced today the cast of the return engagement of its record-breaking hit play black odyssey, playing September 25 through October 7, 2018 at the Bruns Amphitheater. (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre Company Announces The Second Extension Of 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEAS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces an extension of 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas adapted by David Kersnar and Althos Low, from the books by Jules Verne, directed by Ensemble Member David Kersnar. Due to high ticket demand, additional dates, August 30 - September 9, 2018, have been added. 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas plays at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. This marks the second and final extension of the production. (more...)

VIDEO: Zachary Quinto Talks THE BOYS IN THE BAND Audience Heckling and Leonard Nimoy On TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2018

Zachary Quinto talks about rolling with intense heckling during his Broadway show, The Boys in the Band, and paying tribute to Leonard Nimoy by hosting a reboot of the classic series In Search Of for the History channel. (more...)

Jessica Barden, Kate O'Flynn, Hayley Squires, Luke Thallon and Russell Tovey Join PINTER AT THE PINTER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Some of the country's most exciting young stars - Jessica Barden, Kate O'Flynn, Hayley Squires, Luke Thallon and Russell Tovey have joined the highly-anticipated Harold Pinter season Pinter at the Pinter, together with the legendary Sir Antony Sher and Penelope Wilton. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Announces Final Casting For A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced final casting for A Doll's House, Part 2, written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Les Waters, which begins previews on Thursday, September 6 and runs through Sunday, October 21. Individual tickets begin at $30 ($15 if you're under 35) and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone at 510 647-2949 beginning August 12, 2018. Subscription tickets are available now. Press night of this first show of Berkeley Rep's 50th anniversary season will be on Thursday, September 13. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Writer-Director Communications Lab
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces Writer-Director Communications Lab on Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 10am-6pm at Studios 353, 353 W. 48th Street, Studio B (basement). Registration is $75 for TRU members ($85 for non-members), $30 for an additional collaborator (writer), and registration for TRU Member observers is $30 ($40 for non-members). Writers must be accepted before purchasing a spot. (more...)

The Ritz Theatre Co. Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

'We introduce our 2019 Season of variety. We cross centuries and continents with our selections which contain fabulous stories, memorable music, stunning sets, and brilliant costumes. Come on in and make yourself comfortable in our 1927 Vaudeville Theatre.' (more...)

Sally Struthers, Hal Linden, Ed Dixon & Mark Jacoby Star in Ogunquit Playhouse's GRUMPY OLD MEN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

Fasten your seat belt, it's going to be a grumpy ride! The Ogunquit Playhouse is proud to produce the U.S. premiere of the new musical-comedy, Grumpy Old Men the Musical on stage from August 8 to September 1 - just in time to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the hit film that starred Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau and Ann-Margret. This hilarious new show was penned by Dan Remmes, with music by Neil Berg and lyrics by Nick Meglin. Director for the Ogunquit production of Grumpy Old Men the Musical is Matt Lenz. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of SISTER MARY IGNATIUS EXPLAINS IT ALL FOR YOU AND THE ACTOR'S NIGHTMARE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

Meet the cast of the Berkshire Theatre Group production of Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You and The Actor's Nightmare by Christopher Durang. (more...)

Casting and UK Tour Dates Announced For SILENCE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Runner-up of the inaugural Mercury Theatre playwriting prize with her play Hidden, Nicola Werenowska is soon to debut her latest work at the Mercury before it embarks on a UK tour. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces Casting for THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

In honor of Artistic Director Michael Kahn's final season with the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), the opening show of the 2018-2019 Season, William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, will feature beloved performers, many of whom have been with the Company since the very beginning. (more...)

2018-19 THEATER SEASON: PHILADELPHIA AREA AND SOUTH JERSEY
by Pati Buehler - Aug 6, 2018

Whether your doing Dinner and a Show in Philly or surrounding suburbs...or crossing the bridge into South Jersey, there's something for everyone this theater season. (more...)

AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Opens Triad Stage's 18th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

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THE GIN GAME Opens September 8 At Sierra Madre Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

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Meet the Cast of Theatrical Tale BERNHARDT/HAMLET- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Aug 31, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company's premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Bernhardt/Hamlet begins previews today. Get to know the cast as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

The Encore Musical Theatre Company Presents A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

The Encore Musical Theatre Company proudly presents A Little Night Music, running September 20th through October 14th, 2018. A Little Night Music is directed and choreographed by Matthew Brennan and music directed by Dr. Joseph D. Daniel. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For RAIN MAN Starring Mathew Horne And Ed Speleers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Full casting has been announced for Rain Man, the inaugural production of Bill Kenwright's Classic Screen to Stage Theatre Company. Joining the previously announced Gavin and Stacey's Mathew Horne (Raymond) and Downtown Abbey's Ed Speleers (Charlie) is: Mairi Barclay (Pippin), Hannah Barker, Elizabeth Carter (Dreamboats and Petticoats), Adam Lilley (The 39 Steps), Neil Roberts (Mamma Mia!) and Joe Sellman Leava (Monster). (more...)

BWW Interview: Bruce Davison's Dramatic & Funny in All His NATIVE Nomenclatures
by Gil Kaan - Aug 29, 2018

Known to generations of theatre aficionados, film enthusiasts and television devotees, Bruce Davison will be appearing at The Pasadena Playhouse beginning September 5, 2018 in playwright Karen Zacarias' NATIVE GARDENS. Directed by Seinfeld's Jason Alexander, this surprisingly topical tale of neighbors fighting over their shared fence features Frances Fisher as Virginia Butley (wife to Bruce's Frank Butley), with Christian Barillas and Jessica Meraz as Pablo and Tania Del Valle, the newbie couple on the block. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For The World Premiere UK Tour Of REBUS: LONG SHADOWS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Daniel Schumann, Lee Dean and Cambridge Arts Theatre in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre today announce the full cast for Rebus: Long Shadows.. Dani Heron (Angela), Eleanor House (Heather/Maggie) and Neil McKinven (Mordaunt) join Charles Lawson (John Rebus), John Stahl (Big Ger Cafferty) and Cathy Tyson (Siobhan Clarke) to complete the company. (more...)

Wagnerian Comedy MY PARSIFAL CONDUCTOR Will Premiere Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The Directors Company announces the world premiere of My Parsifal Conductor, a new play by Allan Leicht. Performances will begin on September 25 and will run through November 3 at the Marjorie S. Deane Theater at the West Side YMCA (more...)

Madison Lyric Stage Presents THE TURN OF THE SCREW Inside The Deacon John Grave House
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Madison Lyric Stage, an award-winning, professional theater company serving the Connecticut Shoreline, will present an audience-immersive production, for a maximum of 35 audience members per night, of the English suspense opera The Turn of the Screw October 5-14 inside the historic Deacon John Grave House in Madison, CT. (more...)

Flint Repertory Theatre Announces 2018/19 Season Of Transformation - ASSASSINS, THE GLASS MENAGERIE, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Producing Artistic Director Michael Lluberes unveiled an exciting lineup of shows for Flint Repertory Theatre's 2018/2019 Season at The Rep's Season Announcement Party. (more...)

Ian Rankin's Legendary Detective REBUS Comes To The Stage For The First Time
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

The world premiere of Rebus: Long Shadows, the latest story in Ian Rankin's legendary detective series, will be told exclusively on stage at Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 20 September to 6 October. Ian Rankin's Rebus novels have dominated the detective fiction market with the subsequent television series ensuring the detective's legendary status. Now, alongside award-winning playwright Rona Munro, Ian Rankin brings his beloved creation to the stage for the very first time. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at California Shakespeare Theater's WAR OF THE ROSES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

California Shakespeare Theater (Cal Shakes) announced further details today for the Shakespearean centerpiece to the 2018 Epic Season, The War of the Roses. The War of the Roses is a monumental evening of theater spanning four history plays-the Henry VI trilogy and Richard III. Presented as an action-packed evening, The War of the Roses will deliver a fast-paced, far-ranging, vividly theatrical depiction of two powerful families-the Lancasters and the Yorks-and their decades-long fight for the English throne. Political unrest and power grabs collide with weak leadership and civil strife as the country fights against the threat of tyranny. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Appoints Anna Cooper CDG As Casting Director
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

The Donmar Warehouse today announces the appointment of Anna Cooper CDG as the new Casting Director from September 2018. Anna will work with newly appointed Artistic Director Michael Longhurst on casting productions in his first season in 2019. (more...)

THE GLASS MENAGERIE Comes to International City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

"Glass breaks so easily. No matter how careful you are." International City Theatre presents The Glass Menagerie, the iconic American classic that launched the career of playwright Tennessee Williams. John Henry Davis (ICT productions of A Walk in the Woods, End of the Rainbow, Trying) directs William's most personal work, opening Aug. 24 at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews take place Aug. 22 and Aug. 23. (more...)

BANNED FROM BASEBALL Makes World Premiere At The Human Race Theatre Sept. 6¬Ė23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Like clockwork each Fall, the discussions around the Baseball Hall of Fame inductees begin. At the same time, the petitions to reconsider Pete Rose for the Hall of Fame resurface. It's one of the most hotly debated topics in sports history. This September, The Human Race Theatre Company takes us back to 1989, when the battle for the soul of Major League Baseball hit its peak as Commissioner Bart Giamatti and Pete Rose, the reigning Hit King, lock horns in the world premiere performance of Banned from Baseball, by Patricia O'Hara. (more...)

Sally Field and Bill Pullman to Star in ALL MY SONS at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

Sally Field and Bill Pullman will star as Kate and Joe Keller in Arthur Miller's All My Sons, directed by Jeremy Herrin, in a co-production with Headlong Theatre at The Old Vic in Spring 2019. Further casting and dates are to be announced. (more...)

Tony-Winner DANCING AT LUGHNASA To Open Everyman Theatre's 28th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Irish master storyteller Brian Friel casts a nostalgic and transportive tale of five unmarried sisters and a household framed by their strength and persistence in the cherished classic Dancing at Lughnasa, directed by Amber Paige McGinnis, at Baltimore's Everyman Theatre, September 4 through October 7, 2018. (more...)

Premiere Stages To Present Full Production Of NJPAC Stage Exchange Commission BRICK CITY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Premiere Stages at Kean University will present Nicole Pandolfo's Brick City September 6-23 in Kean University's Bauer Boucher Theatre Center (Vaughn Eames Hall, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, N.J.). Originally commissioned over a two-year cycle through the NJPAC Stage Exchange and now receiving its first professional production, Brick City will feature actors Rafael Benoit, Jacqueline Correa, Madison Ferris and Chris Grant. Jessi D. Hill, who helmed this season's workshop of Deneen Reynold-Knott's Baton, directs. (more...)

Photo Flash: SISTER MARY IGNATIUS EXPLAINS IT ALL FOR YOU and THE ACTOR'S NIGHTMARE at Berkshire Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Performances begin TONIGHT for the Berkshire Theatre Group production of Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You and The Actor's Nightmare by Christopher Durang. Directed by Matthew Penn, the cast features Harriet Harris, Anna O'Donoghue, Tom Story, Matthew Sullivan and Ariana Venturi. Performances will continue through August 31 at The Unicorn Theatre/The Larry Vaber Stage (6 East Street, Stockbridge, MA). Opening Night is Saturday, August 18 at 8:00pm. (more...)

SKELETON CREW By Dominique Morisseau Comes to Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Artists Repertory Theatre kicks off its 2018/19 season with Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morisseau, directed by William (Bill) Earl Ray. Skeleton Crew is the third play in Morisseau's The Detroit Project (A 3-Play Cycle) following Detroit '67 and Paradise Blue. For Skeleton Crew, Morisseau received a 2016 Obie Award and the play was selected for the 2014 Kilroy List. Skeleton Crew runs from September 2 through September 30 on the Morrison Stage. (more...)

BWW Feature: 5TH ANNUAL VEGAS VALLEY THEATRE AWARDS at Starbright Theatre
by Debbie Hall - Aug 16, 2018

The fifth annual Vegas Valley Theatre Awards presented by Eat More Art Vegas! was celebrated at the Starbright Theatre celebrating live theater in Southern Nevada. (more...)

Underscore Theatre's HAYMARKET Extends Through September 16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Due to popular demand, Underscore Theatre Company, in association with Theater Wit, is pleased to announce two additional weeks of performances of its hit musical HAYMARKET, extending through Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Artistic Director Tim Carroll Announces The Shaw Festival's 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Artistic Director Tim Carroll and the Shaw Festival proudly announce the 2019 Festival season playbill. (more...)

BWW Review: VIEUX CARRE at Tennessee Williams Theatre Company
by Tara Bennett - Aug 10, 2018

The reflection of beginnings and endings is prominent in the newest production by the Tennessee Williams Theatre Company with Tennessee Williams' VIEUX CARRE, now running through August 25 at the Marigny Opera House. (more...)

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