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Photo Flash: MAC's Eastbound Theatre Presents THIRD by Wendy Wasserstein
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

Eastbound Theatre, a division Milford Arts Council, is thrilled to present the final show of its 24th season, the compelling and complex Third, by Wendy Wasserstein, directed by Nancy A. Herman. The show will run June 1 - 17 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and on Sundays at 2pm at the MAC, 40 Railroad Avenue South, Milford, CT.  (more...)

Elisabeth Moss and Michael Stuhlbarg to Star in Upcoming Psychological Thriller SHIRLEY
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2018

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Elisabeth Moss and Michael Stuhlbarg are set to stay in upcoming psychological thriller Shirley, based on the life of horror writer Shirley Jackson.  (more...)

SOME LIKE IT HOT Musical Adaptation in the Works from Producers Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, Casey Nicholaw to Direct
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The Shubert Organization and movie/television/theatre producers Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, fresh off their juggernaut NBC television event "Jesus Christ Superstar LIVE," announced today that they have acquired the coveted rights to adapt Some Like It Hot as an all-new musical for the stage from Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios. (more...)

4th Wall Theatre Company Announces Its 2018-2019 Season of Houston Premieres
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

4th Wall Theatre Company announces an exciting line up of four Houston premieres for the company's eighth season. The 2018 - 2019 season includes two plays written by men and two by women, and brings a large amount of artistic diversity to the 4th Wall stage. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Saoirse Ronan, Corey Stoll & More Take on Chekhov in New Trailer For THE SEAGULL
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

Check out the official trailer for Sony Pictures Classics' film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's THE SEAGULL, set to be released in May 2018. The film is directed by Tony winner Michael Mayer and adapted for the screen by Tony winner Stephen Karam. The Seagull is fresh and modern and as relevant now as when it was first produced in 1903 Russia. It is the story of eight people, all of whom are fatally in love with the wrong person. (more...)

Boyd Gaines, Sierra Boggess, and More Lead World Premiere of THE AGE OF INNOCENCE at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for the world premiere of The Age of Innocence, which will feature four-time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines and more. (more...)

Harriet Harris to Star in Comedic Double Feature with Berkshire Theatre Group
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director/CEO) are thrilled to announce an additional Unicorn Theatre production, the comedic double feature: Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You and The Actor's Nightmare, featuring Tony Award-winner, Harriet Harris (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Phantom Thread, Frasier; BTG: Arsenic and Old Lace) as Sister Mary Ignatius.This cast also features Jenn Harris (Silence! The Musical, Modern Orthodox; BTG: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Heidi Chronicles), Tom Story (BTG: The Glass Menagerie,Camelot, The Heidi Chronicles) and Matthew Sullivan (The Roads to Home; BTG:Arsenic and Old Lace). (more...)

Clubbed Thumb Will Celebrate Pam MacKinnon At 2018 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb (Maria Striar, Producing Artistic Director; Michael Bulger, Associate Artistic Director) will honor director and outgoing board chair Pam MacKinnon (The Parisian Woman, Amelie) at the 2018 Clubbed Thumb Gala on Monday, April 30, 2018 at the Etsy Headquarters (117 Adams Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201). (more...)

Elisabeth Moss Joins Melissa McCarthy & Tiffany Haddish Upcoming New Line Picture THE KITCHEN
by TV News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Elisabeth Moss will join Tiffany Haddish and Melissa McCarthy in The Kitchen. The New Line feature is an adaptation of the DC/Vertigo female-fronted crime comic book series of the same name from Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 19, 2018
by - Mar 19, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Previews Begin This Friday For THIS FLAT EARTH At Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Previews begin this Friday, March 16 for the Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) world premiere production of THIS FLAT EARTH, a new play by Lindsey Ferrentino (Ugly Lies the Bone, the current Amy and the Orphans).  Directed by Tony Award winner Rebecca Taichman (Familiar, Stage Kiss, Milk Like Sugar at Playwrights; Indecent), the play is the fourth production of the theater company's 2017/2018 Season.   (more...)

Grand Theatre Presents A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS In Association With San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

???????The Grand Theatre is thrilled to announce a first-time collaboration with the American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.), bringing A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS to the Spriet Stage. This acclaimed stage adaptation, based on the award-winning novel by Khaled Hosseini, had its world premiere in San Francisco in July 2016 and became the bestselling production in A.C.T.'s history. The Grand's production will premiere an all new, all Canadian cast with original staging by A.C.T. Artistic Director Carey Perloff. The Title Sponsor for A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS is London's Selectpath.  (more...)

THE HANDMAID'S TALE's Elisabeth Moss Wins Golden Globe For Best Actress
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 7, 2018

Emmy Award winner Elisabeth Moss has won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Drama Series for her portrayal of Offred,a besieged survivor in a near-future dystopian New England, in Hulu's THE HANDMAID'S TALE. (more...)

Broadway's Bryce Pinkham Headlines TN Shakespeare Company's 10th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Tennessee Shakespeare Company today announced its Broadway headliner for the Tenth Anniversary Gala: Bryce Pinkham, Broadway's young Tony Award nominee and star of Holiday Inn, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, The Heidi Chronicles, Ghost the Musical, and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. (more...)

20TH CENTURY BLUES Enters Final Weeks, Announces Talkback January 9th
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

Two-time Obie Award winning playwright, Susan Miller, will be joined by cast members from the new Off-Broadway play 20TH CENTURY BLUES for a post show talkback following the 7:30 PM performance on Tuesday, January 9th. 20TH CENTURY BLUES opened on November 26 at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street) with the New York Times calling it the show 'heartfelt and genuine' and a Critic's Pick from Deadline. The show will end its 10-week limited engagement on Sunday, January 28. (more...)

Tony, OBIE, and Drama Desk Award Winner Pam Mackinnon Named New Artistic Director At American Conservatory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

Following an extensive nationwide search,American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Board of Trustees and Executive Director Peter Pastreich today named Tony, OBIE, and Drama Desk Award winner Pam MacKinnon the new artistic director of San Francisco's premier nonprofit theater organization. MacKinnon succeeds Carey Perloff who will depart from American Conservatory Theater at the end of the 2017-18 season after 25 years at the helm. MacKinnon will begin planning the 2018-19 season alongside Perloff effective immediately. In addition, she will begin partnering with the leaders of A.C.T.'s world-class actor training programs and ever-expanding community programs, ensuring A.C.T. continues its role as the Bay Area's leading theater arts educational organization. (more...)

Allison Janney, Elisabeth Moss Among CRITICS' CHOICE AWARD Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Among the theater stars who received an award at the event was Frances McDormand, who picked up the Best Actress prize for THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI. (more...)

Michael Mayer's and Stephen Karam's THE SEAGULL Film Will Get May Release
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Sony Pictures Classics' film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's THE SEAGULL, is set to be released in May 2018. The film is directed by Tony winner Michael Mayer and adapted for the screen by Tony winner Stephen Karam. The Seagull is fresh and modern and as relevant now as when it was first produced in 1903 Russia. It is the story of eight people, all of whom are fatally in love with the wrong person. (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Fallon and Sarah Jessica Parker Perform Mad Lib Theatre
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2018

On last night's Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon and his guest Sarah Jessica Parker perform a romantic scene they've written together using Mad Lib words. Watch the hilarious clip below! (more...)

Len Cariou to Star in HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND By George Eastman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

Producer Dennis Grimaldi is proud to announce that Tony and Emmy Winner Len Cariou will star in two industry-only presentations of George Eastman's new play, HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND.  Cariou will be joined by Warren Bub (TV's Gotham, Tennessee Williams' The Mutilated at The New Ohio Theatre). (more...)

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Announces 2018/19 Season, A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2, TRUE WEST, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro and Executive Director David Schmitz proudly unveiled today the 2018/19 Season. (more...)

Anna Camp and Thomas Sadoski to Star in BELLEVILLE at Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, announces a new Hitchcock-style drama Belleville by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award winner Amy Herzog.  Performances run from Wednesday, April 18 to Sunday, May 13; the press opening is April 22.  (more...)

Eastbound Theatre Announces Auditions For THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Eastbound Theatre, a division of the Milford Arts Council, announces auditions for the final show of its 24th season, the compelling and complex Third by Wendy Wasserstein, directed by Nancy A. Herman.  (more...)

Kate Shindle, Janet Dacal, and More Will Join Harry Connick, Jr in Paper Mill's THE STING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced today the cast and creative team of the world premiere production of the new musical The Sting, based on the 1973 film, and with book by Bob Martin, music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann & Greg Kotis with Harry Connick, Jr. (more...)

Linda and Laura Benanti, Carmen Cusack, and More Headline 54 Below in February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

This February, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Will Roland to Perform Never Before Heard Song from DEAR EVAN HANSEN at 54 Below as Part of MUSIC BOX CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

Dear Evan Hansen's Will Roland will premiere a never before heard Dear Evan Hansen song at 54 Celebrates The Music Box Theater at Feinstein's/54 Below on Monday, February 19th, 2018. Mr. Roland will be appearing in the 9:30pm concert only. (more...)

Connecticut Women Attend the Second Women's Voices Theater Festival Held in D.C.
by Lauren Yarger - Feb 18, 2018

Connecticut women attend Voices Festival in DC; Playwright Initiative at Ivoryton; International Women's Day Readings at Westport (more...)

Linda And Laura Benanti, Ben Fankhauser, And The Music Box Theatre Come to Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Vineyard's THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE to Feature Tony Yazbeck, Irina Dvorovenko, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Irina Dvorovenko ('The Americans'), a former American Ballet Theatre principal dancer, Tony Award nominees Tony Yazbeck (ON THE TOWN, FINDING NEVERLAND) and Peter Friedman (RAGTIME, The Vineyard's THE SLUG BEARERS OF KAYROL ISLAND...), and Teagle F. Bourgere (THE CRUCIBLE, A RAISIN IN THE SUN) will be featured in the world premiere of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE, an original work fusing dance, drama and music by legendary composer and four-time Tony Award winner John Kander (CABARET, CHICAGO), Tony Award nominee playwright David Thompson (STEEL PIER; FLORA, THE RED MENACE), and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (THE PRODUCERS, CONTACT). Performances will begin May 4, 2018 with opening night set for May 23. Kander, Thompson, and Stroman previously collaborated at The Vineyard on THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Hosts International Women's Day Event Featuring Joanna Gleason and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse will host the second annual 'Letters to Our Daughters,' a free-of-charge event to celebrate International Women's Day, on Thursday, March 8, at 7 p.m. A diverse group of 13 women, including Tony Award winners Joanna Gleason and Judith Ivey, and 'This Is Us' series regular Susan Kelechi Watson, will read essays and poems written by female authors on global women's issues. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents the Comedy Thriller COMMUNICATING DOORS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present will be the comedy thriller COMMUNICATING DOORS by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Katie Laris, February 28-March 17, 2018  in the Garvin Theatre. This intricate, time traveling, comic thriller by the British master of farcical comedy delighted London and New York audiences. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces a Thrilling Line Up for 2018/2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, is proud to announce the six productions of its 2018/2019 Season.  The six new works will be presented at the theater company's home at 416 West 42nd Street.  (more...)

Meet The Cast Of HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH By Philip Dawkins
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Once upon a time in 1955, a magical kingdom was built on the founding principles of dreams, American idealism, and our wildest hopes. Eight years later, a quintessential American family reeling from the loss of their King embarks on a quest for restoration and deliverance in this kingdom. 50 years later, their expedition is brought to dazzling life in an effort to understand one's place in family, the American way, and whether happiness is truly a place where dreams come true. (more...)

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Join HENRY IV at The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles (SCLA), under the artistic direction of Ben Donenberg, returns to The Japanese Garden on the West Los Angeles VA Campus with a new production - 'Henry IV' - condensing two of Shakespeare's plays and staged by Tony Award winning director Daniel Sullivan.  The world-class acting company includes Tom Hanks as Falstaff and Rita Wilson; with additional cast members to be announced shortly, as confirmed.  Tom Ware is the executive producer. (more...)

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Presents OLD MONEY By Wendy Wasserstein
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) announces the second staged production of its 2017-18 Winter/Spring Season, Wendy Wasserstein's satire Old Money directed by Karen MacDonald at the Sorenson Center for the Arts, Babson College, 231 Forest Street in Wellesley, MA. (more...)

Mary McDonnell to Receive 2018 Pell Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Trinity Repertory Company announced today that actress Mary McDonnell will be honored with the 2018 Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts at the theater's 22nd annual Pell Awards Gala on Monday, May 21, 2018. A two-time Oscar nominee for Dances with Wolves and Passion Fish, McDonnell's theater, film and television career has spanned more than four decades with dynamic character portrayals in period and present-day roles, including TNT's The Closer and Major Crimes, Syfy's Battlestar Galactica, Donnie Darko, and Sneakers. (more...)

Uzo Aduba to Return to the New York Stage in the World Premiere of TONI STONE at Roundabout Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the world - premiere production of TONI STONE, by Lydia R. Diamond, starring Emmy Award winner Uzo Aduba ( " Orange Is the New Black, " Godspell, The Wiz ) as " Toni Stone, " directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon. (more...)

BACK, A New Play By Matt Webster, To Receive Industry Reading
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2018

An industry reading of the new play BACK by Matt Webster will take place on Tuesday, April 24 at 7:00 PM at the Studios at Manhattan Theatre Club (311 West 43rd Street, 8th Floor). Jenna Worsham (The Parisian Woman, The Heidi Chronicles) directs with Terra Mackintosh as 'Leah' and Matt Webster as 'Derek.' (more...)

Historical Heroine Heads to the Stage: Meet the Cast SAINT JOAN- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Apr 3, 2018

Previews begin tonight for Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Saint Joan! Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Brief 4/3: SAINT JOAN Begins Previews, BOBBIE CLEARLY Opens Tonight, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 3, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Saint Joan begins previews on Broadway, Bobbie Clearly opens off-Broadway, and more! (more...)

The 'Broadwaysted' Podcast Welcomes Tony Nominee Bryce Pinkham
by Broadwaysted - Apr 29, 2018

We are thrilled this week to be joined by talented and amazing Bryce Pinkham! On this episode, we're pouring out some Makers Mark...but Bryce is only drinking a LaCroix because he's currently doing a No-Alcohol Challenge (whatever that is...). (more...)

Bryce Pinkham Joins Jim Brochu for Industry Reading of New Play PAGE COUNT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

???????Tony Award nominee Bryce Pinkham (Holiday Inn, A Gentleman's Guide To Love and Murder) and Drama Desk Award winner Jim Brochu (Character Man, Zero Hour) will join forces as an odd couple of writers in 1931 Hollywood in the new play PAGE COUNT by Kerr Lockhart. An industry reading is scheduled for Monday, May 14 at 1:00 PM and 5:30 PM at 353 Studios (353 West 48th Street, Studio 3). (more...)

Wendy Wasserstein and Christopher Durang's PAMELA'S FIRST MUSICAL Will Premiere at Two River Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the lineup of productions for its 25th Anniversary Season in 2018/19, which will feature eight productions including world premieres, musicals, modern classics, and theater for family audiences. (more...)

Theater Alliance Produces DC Premiere of FLOOD CITY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Theater Alliance closes Season 15 with the regional premiere of Gabrielle Reisman's Flood City, an absurdly dark comedy about the aftermath of tragedy.  (more...)

Harriet Harris, Julie White & Christopher Sieber to Announce 2018 Drama League Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

The Drama League has announced, today, Tony® Award-winners Harriet Harris, Julie White, and Tony Award-nominee Christopher Sieber will announce the2018 Drama League Awards Nominees. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018


Breaking: Martyna Majok's COST OF LIVING Wins 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy that Martyna Majok's COST OF LIVING has officially won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. (more...)

Ali Ahn, BD Wong, and More Lead Atlantic Theater Co's THE GREAT LEAP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce casting for the New York premiere production of The Great Leap, written by Lauren Yee and directed by Taibi Magar. (more...)

South Coast Repertory Wraps Up The Season With Wendy Wasserstein's THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Wendy Wasserstein's witty, award-winning comedy, The Sisters Rosensweig, wraps up the 2017-18 season at South Coast Repertory. The production, directed by Casey Stangl, runs May 5-June 2 on the Segerstrom Stage. Tickets are now available at (more...)

Photo Flash: Boyd Gaines and Sierra Boggess Star in THE AGE OF INNOCENCE at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjakand Managing Director Michael Stotts present the world premiere of The Age of Innocence. (more...)

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