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Full Casting Announced For The National Theatre's Production Of NINE NIGHT At The Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

The National Theatre have today announced the full cast for Nine Night, Natasha Gordon's critically acclaimed play which will transfer from the National Theatre to the Trafalgar Studios on 1 December 2018 (press night 6 December) in a co-production with Trafalgar Theatre Productions. Natasha Gordon will take the role of Lorraine in her debut play, for which she has recently been nominated for the Best Writer Award in The Stage newspaper's 'Debut Awards'. She is joined by Oliver Alvin-Wilson (Robert), Michelle Greenidge (Trudy), also nominated in the Stage Awards for Best West End Debut, Hattie Ladbury (Sophie), Rebekah Murrell (Anita) and Cecilia Noble (Aunt Maggie) who return to their celebrated NT roles, and Karl Collins (Uncle Vince) who completes the West End cast. (more...)

MYTHIC, An Immortal New Musical, Will Get Its World Premiere At Charing Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

The relationship between a mother and her teenage daughter can be sheer Hell - especially if that daughter is a Greek goddess with a taste for the Underworld. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For MTC's TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2018

Today Melbourne Theatre Company announced the full cast and creative team for Simon Phillips' upcoming production of Twelfth Night as rehearsals began this morning at MTC HQ. (more...)

Santino Fontana and Laura Osnes to Star in Sneak Peek of DEAR JACK, DEAR LOUISE at Theater J Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Theater J's 2018 Annual Benefit is an elegant and lively evening of theater, socializing, and delectable food and drink at Arena Stage. The centerpiece of the event is a "sneak peek" reading of Ken Ludwig's brand new play Dear Jack, Dear Louise. Mr. Ludwig, a Tony and Olivier Award-winning playwright, directs the reading, which stars Tony Award nominees Santino Fontana and Laura Osnes. This celebration, which supports the nation's most distinctive and progressive Jewish theater, will take place on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 6:30 PM at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

World Premiere Of DIALEKTIKON Comes To Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Ex Nihilo Theatre Group in association with Park Theatre are proud to present the World Premiere of Dialektikon by Jacky Ivimy. DIALEKTIKON is a deliciously dark 'down-the-rabbit-hole' tale of a young woman on a journey to find herself, her courage and hope for a world in danger. The production runs from 6th - 29th December. Press night is on Monday 10th December at 7pm. (more...)

Thursday 5(+1): Six Gentlemen From the Nashville Premiere of THE BOYS IN THE BAND
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 27, 2018

It's the day of the show, y'all: The Nashville premiere of Mart Crowley's The Boys in the Band is tonight - at The Barbershop Theatre, 4003 Indiana Avenue in The Nations - and six of the actors portraying Crowley's now-iconic characters took time from tech week to answer questions about their processes and to offer their reasons for why you should come see the show. (more...)

Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana to Perform On Night Only at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces a one-night-only evening with Broadway stars Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana onFriday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m. in the intimate Kennedy Center Jazz Club. (more...)

Raul Esparza to Lead Classic Stage Company's THE RESISTABLE RISE OF ARTURO UI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Classic Stage Company announces the full cast for The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Bertolt Brecht's unsettlingly timeless work, which kicks off CSC's 2018-2019 season on October 30, with rehearsals beginning this week. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Watford Palace Theatre's All-Female Production Of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Artistic Director of Watford Palace Theatre, Brigid Larmour, today announces full casting for Watford Palace Theatre's all-female production of Much Ado About Nothing. Larmour directs Joanna Brookes (Dogberry/ Antonio), Elly Condron (Don Pedro), Rebekah Hinds (Borachio/ Margaret), Emma Lane (Conrade/ Ursula/ Friar), Juliet Leighton-Jones (Musician), Nyla Levy (Hero/ Sexton), Pepter Lunkuse (Claudio), Anna O'Grady (Benedick), Emily Tucker (Beatrice), Tripti Tripuraneni (Don John/ Verges) and Julia Watson (Leonato). (more...)

Brief 9/25: BERNHARDT/HAMLET Opens, THE WAVERLY GALLERY Begins Previews, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Sep 25, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Bernhardt/Hamlet officially opens, The Waverly Gallery begins previews, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Northern Stage Presents Tony Nominated Drama OSLO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

J.T. Rogers' Oslo, winner of the 2017 Tony Award for Best Play, and Sarah Ruhl's Dear Elizabeth play in rotating repertory live on stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT. Oslo plays September 19 - October 21 and Dear Elizabeth, October 4 - 28. For tickets and information, call (802) 296-7000 or visit northernstage.org. Tickets start at $19 for students and $34 for adults. (more...)

Theatre of Yugen and Five on a Match Present SEEN / BY EVERYONE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2018

Theatre of Yugen and Five on a Match present SEEN / BY EVERYONE - conceived by Amir Darvish and Meg MacCary, and co-written by Matthew Cohn, Amir Darvish, Meg MacCary, Enormvs Muñoz and Jen Taher. Directed by Theatre of Yugen's Artistic Director, Nick Ishimaru. (more...)

Griffin Theatre Company Presents the World Premiere of THE FEATHER IN THE WEB By Nick Coyle
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

A Lysicrates Prize finalist, The Feather in the Web is Nick Coyle's wild and unpredictable take on infatuation and self-discovery. Griffin's former Artistic Associate Ben Winspear returns to direct Tina Bursill, Gareth Davies, Michelle Lim Davidson and Claire Lovering in what can only be described as one of the most inventive plays to land on the SBW stage and a startling coming of age story. Part picaresque, part fable, moving from engagement parties to improv comedy, the play skewers our obsession with couples and careers and asks just how much we're willing to give, and lose, for love? (more...)

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST and THE WINTER'S TALE Will Come to Cinemas This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

On Thursday 4 October, Shakespeare's much-loved late romance The Winter's Tale will be broadcast from the iconic Globe Theatre, hosted by Jeanette Winterson and Emma Freud. (more...)

AN INSPECTOR CALLS At The Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Winner of 19 major accolades, including multiple Tony, Olivier and Drama Desk Awards, Stephen Daldry's (Billy Elliot, The Crown) multi award-winning production of J.B. Priestley's classic thriller An Inspector Calls will kick off a four-city U.S. tour at Shakespeare Theatre Company from November 20 through December 23, 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: East Coast Premiere of BEING EARNEST at Greater Boston Stage Company
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 17, 2018

What happens when you take an Oscar Wilde classic play from the Naughty Nineties, add about a dozen original musical numbers, and update the story and setting to London's swinging Carnaby Street in the sixties? Well, if you put it in the hands of Director/Choreographer Ilyse Robbins and Music Director Steve Bass, you get a rom-com that is heavy on both the romance and the comedy, a ride in the wayback machine, and an afternoon (or evening) delight at the Greater Boston Stage Company in Stoneham. (more...)

Prior Lake Players Present THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

The Prior Lake Players have selected the cast for their Fall comedy, 'The Importance of Being Earnest,' by Oscar Wilde. 'The Importance of Being Earnest' will be directed by Sheri Brunner and Patrick Kloeckner-Walters. (more...)

Northern Stage Among First Regional Theaters In Country To Present Broadway Hit OSLO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

J.T. Rogers' Oslo, winner of the 2017 Tony Award for Best Play, and Sarah Ruhl's Dear Elizabeth play in rotating repertory live on stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT. Oslo plays September 19 - October 21 and Dear Elizabeth, October 4 - 28. For tickets and information, call (802) 296-7000 or visit northernstage.org. Tickets start at $19 for students and $34 for adults. (more...)

Alumnae Theatre Presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

And no other play boasts more style than Oscar Wilde's enduring classic The Importance of Being Earnest, which opens Alumnae Theatre's 101st season. (more...)

MURDER FOR TWO Returns To The Other Palace Following UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Following its sell-out European Premiere at The Watermill Theatre and The Other Palace in 2017, Murder For Two is back this Autumn. A UK Tour will launch at Cardiff New Theatre on Monday 22 October, followed by a five-week return engagement at The Other Palace from Monday 10 December. (more...)

Classical Theatre Company Presents THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES By Arthur Conan Doyle
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Classical Theatre Company returns to the great Arthur Conan Doyle for the first time since the 2014-15 season's smash hit, The Speckled Band: An Adventure of Sherlock Holmes. Engaged to reprise their roles as the detective and Dr. Watson are CTC Executive Artistic Director John Johnston and CTC company artist Andrew Love. "I've been in many plays over my career, but I've never had the chance to play the same character in different plays," says Love. "I'm really looking forward to this challenge." (more...)

Habakkuk Theatre Closes 2018 Season With NOVEMBER, By David Mamet
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Habakkuk Theatre closes its 2018 Season with David Mamet's November, directed by Greg Kolack. The production runs October 4 - 21, 2018, at Madison Street Theatre, 1010 Madison, Oak Park, 60302. Press will be invited to attend over the course of opening weekend, October 6 and 7, 2018. (more...)

THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO To Embark on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

The much-loved family favourite - The Amazing Adventures of Pinocchio - is getting an Immersion Theatre makeover in a brand-new musical adaptation which will be touring the UK Spring 2019. (more...)

LiveConnections To Honor Actor And Philanthropist Leonard Haas With 2018 Connector Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

LiveConnections is proud to announce that Leonard Haas, professional actor, Vice Chair of the William Penn Foundation, and Trustee of the Wyncote Foundation, will receive the organization's 4th annual Connector Award at this year's Big Hurrah celebration on November 12, 2018. (more...)

Rivendell Announces Casting And Opening Date For SCIENTIFIC METHOD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, presents the World Premiere of Scientific Method by Jenny Connell Davis, directed by Devon de Mayo, and featuring RTE Member Ashley Neal, with Glenn Obrero, Josh Odor, Courtney Williams and Carmen Roman. Scientific Method runs October 19 - December 2, 2018, at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago.  The press opening is Tuesday October 30, 2018 at 7:00pm. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 9, 2018
by - Oct 9, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 8, 2018
by - Oct 8, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 8 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Classic Spring's Oscar Wilde Season At The Vaudeville Ends This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

The Importance of Being Earnest, the fourth and final show in Classic Spring's year-long celebration of Oscar Wilde at the Vaudeville Theatre, closes next Saturday, 20 October. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of American Conservatory Theatre's MEN ON BOATS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

Get a first look at the cast of American Conservatory Theater's upcoming production of Men on Boats, Jaclyn Backhaus's subversive retelling of 19th-century American explorers, performing at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater October 17-December 16, 2018.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 7, 2018
by - Oct 7, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 6, 2018
by - Oct 6, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: Northern Stage Presents Broadway Hit OSLO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

J.T. Rogers' Oslo, winner of the 2017 Tony Award for Best Play, and Sarah Ruhl's Dear Elizabeth play in rotating repertory live on stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT. Oslo plays September 19 - October 21 and Dear Elizabeth, October 4 - 28. For tickets and information, call (802) 296-7000 or visit northernstage.org. Tickets start at $19 for students and $34 for adults. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 4, 2018
by - Oct 4, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Ken Ludwig's THE GAME'S AFOOT To Open In Pasadena
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

Who's ready for a night of love, murder, tea, AND Sherlock Holmes? If that sounds like the perfect cup of tea (pun intended), then hurry on over to the 413 Project to get your tickets before they sell out! (more...)

Peter LaPrade Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Peter LaPrade (Off-Broadway's This Ain't No Disco - Atlantic Theater Company, The Lightning Thief) on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at 9:30pm. In an encore performance of his solo debut earlier this year, New York theatre newcomer Peter LaPrade brings a fresh face, a fresh voice, and healthy dose of blues and rock & roll to Broadway's supper club. A one-night-only engagement, LaPrade sings the songs that have shaped him, pays homage to those artists, and explores how growing up on Bruce Springsteen & Janis Joplin actually prepared him to sing showtunes. (more...)

Photo Flashback: The American Airlines Theatre Turns 100!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Happy 100th birthday, American Airlines Theatre! Roundabout's flagship home on Broadway, the American Airlines Theatre first opened its doors as the Selwyn Theatre in 1918. In 2000, Roundabout restored the theatre to its original neo-renaissance style as part of the 42nd Street Development Project, thanks to generous support from the City of New York. Through an unprecedented partnership between Roundabout and American Airlines, this historic theatre remains one of Broadway's most exquisite and patron-friendly houses. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Orlando Shakes' IRMA VEP
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

A two-man comedy, Irma Vep - A Penny Dreadful, produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, runs from October 10 - November 18, 2018 in the Goldman Theater. 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's On This Day - October 2, 2018
by - Oct 2, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 17, 2018
by - Oct 17, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 16, 2018
by - Oct 16, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 15, 2018
by - Oct 15, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 14, 2018
by - Oct 14, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 13, 2018
by - Oct 13, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: Habakkuk Theatre Closes 2018 Season With NOVEMBER By David Mamet
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Habakkuk Theatre closes its 2018 Season with David Mamet's November, directed by Greg Kolack. The production runs October 4 - 21, 2018, at Madison Street Theatre, 1010 Madison, Oak Park, 60302. Press will be invited to attend over the course of opening weekend, October 6 and 7, 2018. (more...)

Official: Charlie Stemp and Danielle Hope Will Star in SNOW WHITE Panto
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Charlie Stemp will return to the London Palladium to play The Prince in this year's Pantomime, Snow White at the London Palladium along with Danielle Hope who will play the title role of Snow White. They join the previously announced Dawn French as The Wicked Queen, Julian Clary as The Man in The Mirror, Paul Zerdin as Muddles, Nigel Havers as The Understudy, Gary Wilmot as Mrs Crumble with Vincent and Flavia as The King and The Queen for this strictly limited 5 week run. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/12 - DEAR EVAN HANSEN, WICKED, HAIR, and More!
by BWW Special - Oct 12, 2018

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature DEAR EVAN HANSEN, WICKED, HAIR, and more! (more...)

THE SIGN OF THE FOUR Announces UK Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

New dates have been announced for Blackeyed Theatre's thrilling new adaptation of The Sign of Four, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's epic second Sherlock Holmes novel. Having successfully mystified audiences this autumn, this spectacular world premiere, adapted and directed by Nick Lane, will continue to tour to theatres across the UK throughout spring 2019, culminating in a four-week tour of China in July.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Kerry Ellis Discusses Her New Charity Single
by Fiona Scott - Oct 11, 2018

First Lady of the West End, Kerry Ellis, has teamed up with 1000 West End Stage summer school students for a special recording of 'A Million Dreams' from the hit film, The Greatest Showman, which is now available on iTunes. (more...)

Rachel Tucker and More Cast in COME FROM AWAY's European Run
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Casting has been announced for COME FROM AWAY the Tony Award-winning musical which will land in Dublin for its long-awaited European premiere at the Abbey Theatre from 6 December 2018 to 19 January 2019 before transferring to London's West End next year for performances at the Phoenix Theatre from 30 January 2019. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 1, 2018
by - Oct 1, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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