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A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM Opens at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 209th season with the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum. Directed by, and starring, Frank Ferrante, with choreography by Michelle Gaudette, this production begins previews on September 5th, opens on September 13th and runs through October 22nd on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

16th Street Theater Season 2018 Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

16th Street Theater announces their Season Eleven 2018: Heroes featuring five thrilling plays about combat and those who wield weapons by authors Kathleen Cahill and Sean Christopher Lewis, and Chicago writers Ike Holter, Aline Lathrop, and J. Joseph Cox. Who are protected and served, and what are the consequences? When violence surrounds, how does one learn to speak another language? (more...)

Special Engagement Show Announced for KISS AND TELL at Hale Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Hale Centre Theatre in Gilbert presents the hit romantic comedy Kiss and Tell. Playing Monday and Tuesday nights from September 12th through November 14th. This hilarious Broadway and Hollywood smash, features a family feud that begins when two teenage best friends, Corliss and Mildred, come up with a scheme to sell kisses at a USO bazaar. Endearing love plots and madcap mistaken identities evolve from there, including the secret marriage of Mildred to a young Air Force officer and a prospective visit from the stork. Their bickering parents precipitate more problems than they're able to solve, including a lawsuit and countersuit.   (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE NIGHT PIRATES at Rose Theatre Kingston
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Rose Theatre Kingston and Nick Brooke Productions Ltd present The Night Pirates, adapted from the best-selling children's book by Peter Harris and Deborah Allwright. Miranda Larson directs Charlotte Cooper (Storyteller One), Will Jennings (Storyteller Three), Victoria Lucie (Storyteller Two) and Jack McNeill (Tom). The production opens at Rose Theatre Kingston tonight 8 September, and runs until 16 September. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Cast Complete for Mark Rylance-Led FARINELLI AND THE KING on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Producers Sonia Friedman, Shakespeare's Globe and Paula Marie Blackare have announced complete casting for the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of Farinelli and the King, starring three-time Tony Award-winner (Twelfth Night, Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies) Mark Rylance. (more...)

2017/18 Professional Training Institute Ensemble Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is pleased to announce the 2017/18 Professional Training Institute (PTI) ensemble, an advanced actor training program for students in 8th-12th grade who may have an interest in pursuing a career as a professional theater artist.   The 2017/18 PTI ensemble includes Elliott Brotherhood, Juliana Garcia-Malacara-Flynn, Lindsay Gleason, Durran Goodwin Jr., Kamani Graham, Meguire Hennes, Nathan Kabara, Maricella Kessenich, Logan Muñoz, Bradley Nowacek, Reese Parish, Dominic Schiro, Payton Elizabeth Stovall, Kenyon Terrell, Saleaqua Winston, and Mainyia Xiong.  These sixteen students hailing from fourteen different high schools will receive free training from some of the top theater professionals in the world, culminating in a capstone summer performance where they will be employed as paid, professional actors. (more...)

BWW Interview: Vanessa Morosco in WHAT THE BUTLER SAW at The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 5, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues their 'Art of Hope' season with 'What the Butler Saw' by Joe Orton and directed by Paul Mullins. The show will be on the Madison stage from September 6 through October 1. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Vanessa Morosco who plays the part of Mrs. Prentice in the show. (more...)

AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN: THE MUSICAL To Tour Across the UK in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Jamie Wilson and Curve have just announced the World Premiere of "AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN - THE MUSICAL" which will open at Curve on 6 April 2018 before playing at theatres across the UK and in Ireland including Manchester Opera House in August 2018.  (more...)

New Musical Adaptation Of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN To Tour UK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2017

Jamie Wilson and Curve are delighted to announce the World Premiere of 'AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN - THE MUSICAL' which will open at Curve on 6 April 2018 before playing at theatres across the UK and in Ireland until 15 September 2018. (more...)

Nigel Havers, Denis Lawson and Stephen Tompkinson Star in Tour of ART
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers will produce the 2018 UK & Ireland Tour of the Old Vic production of Yasmina Reza's Olivier, Tony and Moliere award-winning comedy ART, translated by Christopher Hampton. (more...)

BWW Review: Sunny, Sublime THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Dazzles at The Gamm
by Veronica Bruscini - Sep 19, 2017

Pawtucket's Gamm Theatre opens its season with Oscar Wilde's comedic masterwork The Importance of Being Earnest, and the company delivers an utterly superlative production. Everything about this EARNEST is absolutely right in every way. The Gamm's cast is magnificent, the stagecraft of the finest quality, and the direction flawless. If there is one theatrical experience not to be missed in Rhode Island this year, the Gamm's EARNEST is it. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jonathan Watton Tackles Hitchcock in Mirvish's NORTH BY NORTHWEST
by Taylor Long - Sep 19, 2017

A North American premiere is set to stun Toronto audiences when NORTH BY NORTHWEST, a stage adaption of Alfred Hitchcock's renown film, graces the stage at the Royal Alexandra Theatre. BroadwayWorld's Taylor Long spoke with leading man, Jonathan Watton, on playing Roger O. Thornhill. (more...)

ART Comes to Theatre Royal, presented by David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers will produce the 2018 UK & Ireland Tour of the Old Vic production of Yasmina Reza's Olivier, Tony and Moliere award-winning comedy ART, translated by Christopher Hampton. (more...)

Casting Announced For THE BUSY WORLD IS HUSHED at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The European premiere of a new play by the acclaimed American playwright Keith Bunin in his UK debut, The Busy World is Hushed opens at the Finborough Theatre for an eight week limited season on Friday, 6 October 2017 (Press Nights: Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 October 2017 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lawrence Fox in Tom Stoppard's THE REAL THING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Theatre Royal Bath Productions, Cambridge Arts Theatre and Rose Theatre Kingston today release production images for Tom Stoppard's poignant classic The Real Thing, directed by Stephen Unwin. (more...)

California State University, Fullerton's 2017—2018 Season Opens with FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Cal State Fullerton's 2017-2018 season opens with Frankenstein based on the novel by Mary Shelley, adapted by Bruce Goodrich and directed by CSUF Professor Maria Cominis, which runs September 29-October 15, 2017 in the Young Theatre on campus. An electrifying new version of Frankenstein will keep audiences mesmerized by the sheer power of Mary Shelley's 19th century classic. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey celebrates art and William Shakespeare with its next Main Stage production, Shakespeare in Love. This new play based on the Oscar-winning screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard and adapted for the stage by Lee Hall makes its Metropolitan debut at STNJ on October 11. The production features music by Paddy Cunneen and is directed by the Theatre's Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte with musical direction by Kris Kukul. Patrons can purchase tickets at The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre located at 36 Madison Avenue, Madison, by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or by going online at www.ShakespeareNJ.org. (more...)

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Opens Season with IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) opens its 2017-18 season with Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. Jean Randich will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from October 5th through October 15 th, 2017. For tickets and information, please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113. (more...)

Marsha Mason Directs Arizona Theatre Company's Season-Opening Performance CHAPTER TWO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Arizona Theatre Company (ATC; David Ivers, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) is pleased to welcome back four-time Academy Award-nominee Marsha Mason, who will direct Neil Simon's autobiographical romantic comedy Chapter Two to open ATC's 51st season, Oct. 5-22 at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe in Phoenix. (more...)

The Everyman Announces Autumn Season Programme
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

And so September rolls around again, and the Everyman theatre comes to the last instalment of their 120th birthday programme, in which they pledged to honour the rich and varied performance history of the building through a programme that brings Cork the very best of the performing arts. (more...)

Mitchell Hunt and Tom Berkeley to Star in the 25th Anniversary Production of THE TAILOR-MADE MAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Tailor-Made Man, the powerful true story about the Hollywood studio system and its hypocrisy and the star who gave up everything for the man he loved, is to get a 25th anniversary production in London. (more...)

Oscar Wilde's Rarely-Told THE YOUNG KING to Make U.S. Premiere at The New Victory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Prepare for the coronation of the Young King! The achingly beautiful and tender language of Oscar Wilde joins the intricate and magical world of internationally-acclaimed Slingsby theater company when The New Victory Theater is transformed from entry to exit for this enchanting and epic story. (more...)

Northern Stage to Open Season with First-Ever Repertory: A DOLL'S HOUSE and ROBERT FROST: THIS VERSE BUSINESS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House and Robert Frost: This Verse Business by A.M. Dolan play in repertory live on stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT, September 20 October 29. (more...)

Windy City Playhouse to Debut Immersive Production SOUTHERN GOTHIC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Windy City Playhouse announces an expansion in programming with a world-premiere immersive theatrical production, 'Southern Gothic,' premiering February 7, 2018 and running through April 1, 2018 as a stand-alone production following the 2017 season. (more...)

Haven Theatre Completes 2017-18 Season with FEAR AND MISERY OF THE THIRD REICH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Haven Theatre is pleased to announce the final production slated for its 2017-18 Season, Bertolt Brecht's unsettling and unflinching drama FEAR AND MISERY OF THE THIRD REICH, translated by Eric Bentley and directed by Artistic Director Josh Sobel, playing February 8 March 11, 2018. Casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Steamy ANTONY & CLEOPATRA to Open Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Folger Theatre launches its 2017/18 season of power, passion, and politics with William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. (more...)

NHTP's Youth Repertory Company to Hold Auditions Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Are you serious about learning the craft of theatre?  Are you searching for more-in-depth training? Would you like to learn a variety of acting techniques, and also have opportunities to study directing, script analysis, theatre history, stage management, technical theatre, educational drama and design?  Then NHTP's Youth Repertory Company is for you! (more...)

Santino Fontana to Sing American Songbook Tunes at The 1919 Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Tony nominee and TV/film star, Santino Fontana, will entertain two nights only at The 1919 Lounge at the Empire Arts Center in his solo show, 'Santino Fontana Sings the American Songbook.' (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 28th, 2017: CONCERT FOR AMERICA Heads to Atlanta, THE LIGHTNING THIEF Cast Reunite, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 28, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Jessie Mueller, Randy Rainbow and more head to Atlanta today for CONCERT FOR AMERICA and Off-Broadway's THE LIGHTNING THIEF cast reunite for a concert and album signing tonight! (more...)

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST and SPRING AWAKENING Highlight Notre Dame FTT's 2017-18 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Notre Dame's Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (FTT) announces four productions for its 2017/18 theatre season, with two comedies, including the beloved The Importance of Being Earnest; an absurdist classic relevant to the current political climate; and Tony Award-winning musical Spring Awakening. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HAMLET Starring Gyles Brandreth and Family at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Three members of one real-life family - father, son and wife - bring Hamlet's incestuous confusion of family life sharply into focus in a brand new production at Park Theatre. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Set for World Premiere of PINK SARI REVOLUTION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

The Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Curve Theatre Leicester and West Yorkshire Playhouse have revealed the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Pink Sari Revolution, a stage adaptation of Amana Fontanella-Khan's critically acclaimed book of the same title. (more...)

Servant Stage Company's AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS Opens Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Hold on to your seats for the original amazing race, Around the World in 80 Days, presented by Servant Stage Company September 7-17, 2017 at The Uptown Theatre at Lancaster Alliance Church. (more...)

THE LOVER and THE COLLECTION Double Bill Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Building on the critical success of his 2011 production of Harold Pinter's Old Times, STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will return to the British playwright's gripping realm of doubt and disquiet to direct a double bill of short plays. The Lover and The Collection will run from September 26-October 29 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW). (more...)

Classic Spring Announces WILDE TALK Series Featuring Stephen Fry, Frank McGuinness, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Classic Spring is delighted to announce that Stephen Fry, Frank McGuinness, Franny Moyle and Merlin Holland will give pre-show talks before evening performances of A Woman of No Importance at the Vaudeville Theatre this autumn. (more...)

Carolyn Hennesy to Lead MASTER CLASS at the Garry Marshall Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

The Garry Marshall Theatre's first production of its Inaugural Season, Terrence McNally's Master Class, will star Emmy-winner Carolyn Hennesy as the legendary opera soprano Maria Callas and opens September 22. (more...)

Casts Set for VILLAIN: DeBLANKS This Fall at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Upcoming casting has been announced for Brenda Braxton presents Billy Mitchell's Villain: DeBlanks, the uproarious improvisational comedy playing weekly at The Green Room 42 where 'Clue' meets adult 'Mad Libs' and audiences never see the same show twice. (more...)

Shakespeare's HAMLET Extends at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Old Globe today announced due to popular demand, that William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, has now been extended through September 22.  (more...)

A FUNNY THING...FORUM Opens the Walnut's 209th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 209th season with the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum. Directed by, and starring, Frank Ferrante, with choreography by Michelle Gaudette, this production begins previews on September 5th, opens on September 13th and runs through October 22nd on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Raucously Irreverent AN OCTOROON to Launch 2017-18 at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre launches its 2017/18 season with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' provocative An Octoroon. An incendiary satire, this bold start to their 35th theatre season is co-directed by Lava Alapai and Artistic Director Damaso Rodriguez. (more...)

Oscar Nominee Marsha Mason Returns To Arizona Theatre Company To Direct CHAPTER TWO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Arizona Theatre Company (ATC; David Ivers, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) is pleased to welcome back four-time Academy Award-nominee Marsha Mason, who will direct Neil Simon's autobiographical romantic comedy Chapter Two to open ATC's 51st season, Sept. 9-30 at the Temple of Music & Art, 333 S. Scott Ave. in Tucson, Oct. 5-22 at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe in Phoenix. (more...)

Secret Trysts, Swordfights and Drama Coming to Cleveland Play House in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

"I will have poetry in my life.  And adventure.  And love. Love above all." The Cleveland Play House produces the Academy Award-winning romantic comedy Shakespeare in Love, complete with swordfights, secret trysts, and backstage drama. (more...)

Dark Psychological Thriller IDEATION Coming to New Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

New Repertory Theatre presents Ideation, September 2-24, 2017 in the MainStage Theater at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. The press opening will be on Wednesday, September 6 at 7:30pm. (more...)

New Hampshire Theatre Project to Hold Youth Repertory Company Auditions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Are you serious about learning the craft of theatre?  Are you searching for more-in-depth training? Would you like to learn a variety of acting techniques, and also have opportunities to study directing, script analysis, theatre history, stage management, technical theatre, educational drama and design?  Then NHTP's Youth Repertory Company is for you! (more...)

Full Casting Announced for PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Full casting has been announced on Jeremy Herrin's much anticipated UK revival of Duncan Macmillan's highly acclaimed People, Places & Things.  (more...)

Charlotte Cooper, Will Jennings, and More Announced For THE NIGHT PIRATES at Rose Theatre Kingston
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Rose Theatre Kingston and Nick Brooke Productions Ltd today announce the cast for the world premiere of The Night Pirates, adapted from the best-selling children's book by Peter Harris and Deborah Allwright. (more...)

LORD ARTHUR SAVILE'S CRIME Opens 8/16 at Peninsula Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

???????Lord Arthur, a pillar of Victorian society, is about to marry the lovely Sybil Merton, his childhood sweetheart, and is deliriously happy at the start of Peninsula Players Theatre's forthcoming comedy, "Lord Arthur Savile's Crime," by Constance Cox, based on a story by Oscar Wilde.  Laughter will fill the theater-in-a-garden August 16 through September 3 while Lord Arthur takes the stage with his muddled murder attempts.   (more...)

Hale Theatre Opens New Season with a Spectacular Musical
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The Hale Centre Theatre in Gilbert opens its 2017-2018 season on August 25th with the spectacular Broadway musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The endearing Bible story tells the epic saga of Joseph, the favorite son of Jacob in the Book of Genesis. Joseph is a boy blessed with prophetic dreams and given a coat of many colors. Unfortunately, he is the object of severe envy to his brothers who plot to kill him, but end up selling him into slavery instead. (more...)

International Actresses Star in AlphaNYC's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Brazilian TV actress Paula Berwanger and Australian actress Isabel Kruse star as the lead ladies in AlphaNYC Theater Company's production of Oscar Wilde's classic The Importance of Being Earnest. (more...)

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Opens The Gamm's 33rd Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) opens it 2017-18 season with Oscar Wilde's masterpiece The Importance of Being Earnest, a Trivial Comedy for Serious People. (more...)

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