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WallByrd Theatre Reschedules Opening Night Of WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

Due to a serious illness with a cast member in this four-person play, the opening night of WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF has been postponed until Saturday, November 3rd.  Ticket holders for the November 1st and 2nd performances may reschedule for another performance or receive a refund.  Those ticket holders will be notified via email on how to request an exchange or refund. (more...)

The Watermill Theatre Announces New Season Including UK Premiere Of AMELIE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

The Watermill Theatre's new season, announced today by Artistic Director, Paul Hart, includes the UK premiere of AMELIE, a new production of Shakespeare's MACBETH from the Watermill Ensemble, the revival of hit comedy MURDER FOR TWO, a lively adaptation of an Oscar Wilde classic and two premieres. Booking opens on Tuesday 30 October. Friends of The Watermill priority booking is open now. (more...)

Katherine Farmer to Helm SOUTH PACIFIC and HEISENBERG at RTC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2018

Rubicon Theatre Artistic Director Karyl Lynn Burns today announced that London-based director Katharine Farmer will helm the company's next two productions, a two-piano version of South Pacific (Dec. 5 - 23, 2018) which concludes Rubicon's 20th Anniversary Season, and Heisenberg (Jan. 30 - Feb. 17, 2019), a co-production with Laguna Playhouse, where the show runs Mar. 27 to Apr. 14, 2019). (more...)

NIBROC TRILOGY Director Katherine Farmer To Helm SOUTH PACIFIC and HEISENBERG at Rubicon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2018

Rubicon Theatre Artistic Director Karyl Lynn Burns today announced that London-based director Katharine Farmer will helm the company's next two productions, a two-piano version of South Pacific(Dec. 5 - 23, 2018) which concludes Rubicon's 20th Anniversary Season, and Heisenberg (Jan. 30 - Feb. 17, 2019), a co-production with Laguna Playhouse, where the show runs Mar. 27 to Apr. 14, 2019). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at A.C.T.'s MEN ON BOATS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

Get a first look below Men on Boats-Jaclyn Backhaus's hilarious, historical, and moving adventure-performing at American Conservatory Theater's Strand Theater now through Sunday, December 16, 2018.  (more...)

Casting & National Tour Announced For The Curve & Rose Theatre Kingston Production Of Dr. Seuss's THE CAT IN THE HAT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

Curve and Rose Theatre Kingston are proud to announce their purrfect cast and tour for their brand new co-production of Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat. (more...)

Orlando Shakes Opens The Door For The 2017 Tony Nominee, A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2 produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from January 2 - February 3, 2019. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

BWW Review: Karamu's DAY OF ABSENCE Loses its Message due to Misdirection  
by Roy Berko - Nov 9, 2018

As Douglas Turner Ward, the author of 'Day of Absence,' explains it, 'The time is now. The play opens in an unnamed Southern town of medium population on a somnolent cracker morning - meaning no matter the early temperature, it's gonna get hot. The hamlet is just beginning to rouse itself from the sleepy lassitude of night.' (more...)

Boston Court Pasadena Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

Boston Court Pasadena will bring another daring year of theater and music events to Southern California for their 2019 season, and welcomes the S. Mark Taper Foundation as sponsor of the 2019 theater season. Artistic Directors Jessica Kubzansky, Michael Michetti and Mark Saltzman have programmed more than 100 performances of music and theater on two stages, continuing the company's dedication to new work, reimagined classics, and both emerging and established artists. (more...)

BWW Review: Scena Theatre Puts a Hollywood Spin on Oscar Wilde's WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE
by Barbara Johnson - Nov 6, 2018

Now playing at the Atlas Performing Arts Center is an all-female, 1930s Tinseltown take on Oscar Wilde's WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE, directed by Robert McNamara. It's an undeniably creative angle to approach Wilde, in the vein of Scena's previous gender-bending production of The Importance of Being Earnest, and it has its share of funny and dramatic moments. However, its busy design and occasionally manic delivery miss the mark at times. (more...)

CT Rep Presents A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) continues its 2018-19 season with Paula Vogel's "A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration." Elizabeth VanDyke will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from November 29th - December 9th, 2018. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113. (more...)

BWW Review: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at The Santa Fe Playhouse
by Zoe Burke - Nov 30, 2018

Oscar Wilde's 1895 satire, The Importance of Being Earnest, is arguably his most popular, and almost definitely his most widely performed, work. Director Barbara Hatch's director's note references the daunting nature of taking on the challenge of producing such a beloved and well known work; it is my opinion that, with few minor issues, Ms. Hatch and her cast more than did the piece justice. (more...)

Photo Flash: Connecticut Repertory Theatre Presents A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) continues its 2018-19 season with Paula Vogel's "A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration." Elizabeth VanDyke will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from November 29th - December 9th, 2018. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113. (more...)

TRICK OR TREAT, Starring Gordon Clapp, Makes NYC Premiere At 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to welcome the NYC premiere of TRICK OR TREAT, written by Jack Neary and directed by Carol Dunne. Produced by Northern Stage, TRICK OR TREAT begins performances on Saturday, January 12 for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 24. Press Opening is Sunday, January 20 at 7 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Friday at 7 PM; Saturday at 2 PM & 7 PM; and Sunday at 2 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison). Single tickets are $25 - $70 ($25 - $49 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call the 59E59 Box Office at 646-892-7999 or visit www.59e59.org. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT at Signature Theatre - Just Plain Spectacular
by Charles Shubow - Nov 28, 2018

Do not miss this Tony-winning musical! (more...)

Watford Palace Theatre Announces Full Cast For JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

rtistic Director of Watford Palace Theatre, Brigid Larmour, today announces full casting for Jack and the Beanstalk. James Williams directs Miiya Alexandra (Liesel), Charlotte Clitherow (Fairy Fullobeans/Giant), Terence Frisch (Dame Trott), Oliver Longstaff (Jack Trott), Jill McAusland (Nightshade), Walter van Dyk (Herr Brush) and Marc Zayat (MooMoo). The production opens on 8 December, with previews from 5 December and runs until 5 January. (more...)

Find Your Next Great Theatre Job Before the Holidays in this Week's BroadwayWorld Classifieds, 11/27
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 11/22/2018 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld India Award; NCPA, Mumbai Leads Best Professional Theatre!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld India Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards; Player's Club GUYS AND DOLLS Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Tara Theatre Announces Spring 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

Tara Arts today announce their new January - April 2019 season. Highlighting the breadth of Tara's artistic programme, the season features one world premiere, eleven plays, one children's work, a folk opera, dance theatre and a selection of comedy and music performances. (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Hosts Live HOLIDAY MATCH GAME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

Kitchen Theatre Company (KTC) will deck the halls with laughter as Ithaca-famous celebrities take the stage for the Live KTC Holiday Match Game,  hosted by Kitchen Theatre favorite actor Karl Gregory. The party will include nice food, naughty drinks, live music, an ugly sweater contest, and a seat at the show. Join the fun two nights only: December 16 at 5:00 PM & December 17 at 7:00 PM. (more...)


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Positions at The Public, Joyce Theater Foundation, Sierra Rep, More in this Week's BWW Classifieds, 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 11/16/2018 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry. (more...)

ActorsNET Presents THE LION IN WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

James Goldman's modern classic dramatic comedy set in 1183 as England's King Henry II observes Christmas at his castle with his estranged and imprisoned wife, Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine, their three sons (Richard, Geoffrey and John), King Philip II and his half-sister, Alais, who is engaged to Richard while being King Henry's mistress.  (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Announces The Design Team For STRAIGHT WHITE MEN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

Florida Studio Theatre (FST) announces the design team for Young Jean Lee's Straight White Men, the second production of FST's 45th Winter Mainstage Season. Written by Obie Award-winning playwright Young Jean Lee, Straight White Men makes its regional premiere straight from Broadway. (more...)

New PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Asian Tour Announces Principal Cast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, one of the world's most popular musicals, today announced the three principal cast members for the long-awaited Asian tour. Presented in Manila by PLDT Smart, the musical premieres at The Theatre at Solaire for a limited season from February 20, 2019, and tickets are now on sale through Ticketworld.com.ph. (more...)

Hilarious Landmark Classic THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Receives Pop-Art Twist At Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

Everyman Theatre's next show in the 2018-2019 season is The Importance of Being Earnest, a light-hearted romantic comedy packed with twists, turns, and witty repartee.  Directed by Joseph W. Ritsch Artistic Director of Rep Stage, the tale of worlds turned topsy-turvy with assumed identities lampoons the absurdity of Victorian virtues.  The Everyman production showcases a subtext that is as relevant today as it was to its intended 19th-century audience-Wilde's "bachelor" compatriots-inside jokes abound through subtly scripted details.  The play runs December 4 - December 30, 2018.   (more...)

Annie Golden, Thom Sesma, and More to Feature in THE ENCHANTED COTTAGE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group is proud to announce the final presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those who share his fierce 'art as activism' precepts, presented monthly at Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). The acclaimed 2018 season will conclude on December 17th with Shaw contemporary Arthur Wing Pinero's The Enchanted Cottage. (more...)

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Presents Presents A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) continues its 2018-19 season with Paula Vogel's "A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration." Elizabeth VanDyke will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from November 29th - December 9th, 2018. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST At Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

Everyman Theatre's next show in the 2018-2019 season is The Importance of Being Earnest, a light-hearted romantic comedy packed with twists, turns, and witty repartee. Directed by Joseph W. Ritsch Artistic Director of Rep Stage, the tale of worlds turned topsy-turvy with assumed identities lampoons the absurdity of Victorian virtues. The Everyman production showcases a subtext that is as relevant today as it was to its intended 19th-century audience-Wilde's 'bachelor' compatriots-inside jokes abound through subtly scripted details. The play runs December 4 - December 30, 2018.  (more...)

Alison Whyte, Bert LeBonte, Brenna Harding, and Greg Stone Join Cast of CLOUDSTREET
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

Malthouse Theatre and Black Swan State Theatre Company today announced the cast for the epic saga that traverses 20 years of fighting to keep two families-the Lambs and the Pickles- together in one massive house. (more...)

Adrian Lester, Katy Sullivan, Emily Barber and Jack Hunter Cast in Hampstead Theatre's COST OF LIVING
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Martyna Majok's Cost of Living receives its highly anticipated UK Premiere at Hampstead Theatre - making it the 100th premiere since Edward Hall and Greg Ripley-Duggan took charge in 2010. (more...)

Photo Flash: TOOTSIE's Santino Fontana Comes to Broadway At Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was thrilled to present Santino Fontana on Monday, December 3. Mr. Fontana will return to the historic stage on December 17, with another 7pm show. (more...)

Review Roundup: Connecticut Repertory Theatre Presents A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) continues its 2018-19 season with Paula Vogel's 'A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration.' Elizabeth VanDyke will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from November 29th - December 9th, 2018. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113. (more...)

UK Tour Of Ian Rankin And Rona Munro's REBUS LONG SHADOWS Extends Into 2019
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Daniel Schumann, Lee Dean and Cambridge Arts Theatre in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre today announce an extension to the successful UK tour of Rebus: Long Shadows due to public demand. The production written exclusively for the stage by author of the original novels, Ian Rankin and playwright Rona Munro toured from September to November 2018, and in 2019 will tour to a further five cities - Glasgow from 29 January, then visiting Cardiff, Cambridge and Newcastle, before completing its run in Bath on 9 March. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At CT Rep's A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) continues its 2018-19 season with Paula Vogel's 'A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration.' Elizabeth VanDyke will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from November 29th - December 9th, 2018. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BWW India Awards; SHIKHANDI Leads Best Ensemble!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld India Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BWW Philadelphia Awards; GUYS AND DOLLS Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Amy Berryman, Annabel Capper, and More Among All-Female Cast of THE CONVENT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

Weathervane Productions, Rising Phoenix Repertory, in association with Rattlestick Playwrights Theater announce casting for the world premiere production of The Convent (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Santino Fontana, George Salazar & Joe Iconis, Liz Callaway, & More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2018

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include: George Salazar & Joe Iconis, Santino Fontana, Pronoun Showdown, Liz Callaway, and Jason Kravits. (more...)

Seattle Shakespeare Company Presents ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018

Two young souls learn to navigate a new world and discover each other. Seattle Shakespeare Company starts the New Year with Shakespeare's fairytale of love and war - All's Well That Ends Well. Victor Pappas returns to the company to direct the production which begins previews on January 8, opens January 11, and runs through February 3 at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center. (more...)

BWW Review: ANYTHING GOES at Arena Stage - Get On Board For A 'De-Lovely' Voyage of Music and Dance
by Charles Shubow - Dec 14, 2018

Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith's gift to Baltimore/Washington theater patrons this season is just plain delightful. (more...)

Stage West Presents Regional Premiere Of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' EVERYBODY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Morality and Mortality have never been such a perfect pair! (more...)

BWW Review: A WONDER IN MY SOUL at Baltimore Center Stage - It's Powerful, Provocative, and Poignant
by Charles Shubow - Dec 13, 2018

When I heard about the topic of the new Baltimore Center Stage production of A WONDER IN MY SOUL, I initially thought it would be a female version of the film 'Barber Shop' Well, let me tell you, it is NOT!!!! (more...)

A COMEDY OF TENORS Continues Walnut Street Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 210th season with the uproarious Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS. Directed by and starring Frank Ferrante, this over-top-top comedy from Tony Winner Ken Ludwig begins previews on January 15th, opens on January 23rd, and runs through March 3rd on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

BWW Review: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at The Everyman
by Tina Collins - Dec 12, 2018

The Victorians are very confused in this vivid and animated version of The Importance of Being Earnest at The Everyman. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For ALYS, ALWAYS at the Bridge Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

Joining the previously announced Joanne Froggatt (Frances) and Robert Glenister (Lawrence) in the premiere of Lucinda Coxon's Alys, Always are Danny Ashok (Sid), Joanna David (Charlotte), Leah Gayer (Polly), Simon Manyonda (Oliver), Sylvestra Le Touzel (Mary/Audrey), Jeff Rawle (Robin/Mr Thorpe), Vineeta Rishi (Julia Price), Sue Wallace (Mrs Thorpe) and Sam Woolf (Teddy). (more...)

Cast Announced for STC's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW India Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld India Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Philadelphia Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

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