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QUARTET to Sing at Bristol Riverside Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Learning to age gracefully is the theme of Bristol Riverside Theatre's next Mainstage production, Quartet by Ron Harwood running October 31-November 19. Directed by Susan D. Atkinson, the ensemble cast features Keith Baker, Joy Franz, Laural Merlington, and Nick Ullett. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for 25th Anniversary Production of THE TAILOR-MADE MAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Rehearsal photos show the cast from the 25th anniversary production in London of 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. Take a look at the photos below! (more...)

La MaMa To Host First Industry Reading Of THE SHADOWLANDS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Ashley Griffin's (creator of the pop culture phenomenon Forever Deadward) new play The Shadowlands will have a premier industry reading at La MaMa on Thur. November 9th produced by the THML Theater Company. (more...)

Collegiate Theatrics: Belmont University's ALEX DRINNEN
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 30, 2017

And if there's any justice in the world of the performing arts, you can rest assured that Belmont University's Alex Drinnen one of the most accomplished and most often-cast young actors in Tennessee theater will be among the names of particular note. Today, he is in the spotlight as our latest scholar/actor to be profiled in our recurring features series Collegiate Theatrics. (more...)

Miles Richardson to Lead DEAR BRUTUS at Southwark Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

Miles Richardson leads an 11-strong cast of J. M. Barrie's rarely performed play DEAR BRUTUS in its centenary year at Southwark Playhouse, presented by Troupe Theatre and directed by Jonathan O'Boyle. (more...)

Crawley's On Stage: Stars Who Made Their Way from Downton to Broadway!
by Danielle Ashley - Oct 28, 2017

It's hard to believe that almost two years has gone by since the British aristocratic Crawley family and their servants graced our television screens on the hit series Downton Abbey. BroadwayWorld takes you on a trip down memory lane to the times when the Downton Abbey cast graced the stage! (more...)

Ellen Margolis' PERICLES WET Makes World Premiere this December at Portland Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Portland Shakespeare Project presents the world premiere of Pericles Wet, by Portland playwright Ellen Margolis. Commissioned by Portland Shakes, Pericles Wet is a masterful adaptation of William Shakespeare's Pericles directed by Michael Mendelson. (more...)

Karl Gregory to Return to The Kitchen Theatre in EVERY BRILLIANT THING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Kitchen Theatre Company continues its 2017-2018 Season with the regional premiere of Every Brilliant Thing by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe, a funny and moving new play about the lengths to which we will go for those we love. (more...)

Pan Asian Rep Continues 'TWO FACES OF MODERN ASIA' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre presents two new plays as part of the staged reading series Two Faces of Modern Asia: Fulfillment by Jeremy Tiang, directed by Mei Ann Teo (October 20, 2017) and UN by John Kim, directed by Flordelino Lagundino (tonight, October 27, 2017). (more...)

Richmond Triangle Players Celebrate The Holidays With Hilarious THE SANTALAND DIARIES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Richmond Triangle Players celebrate the holidays with a revival of one of its most acclaimed productions, David Sedaris's hilarious The Santaland Diaries and Seasons Greetings. (more...)

The University of Notre Dame presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

The University of Notre Dame presents The Importance of Being Earnest (more...)

Tribeca Shortlist Highlights for November Features OPERATION AVALANCHE and SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Tribeca Shortlist has released its list of November offerings and highlights, including an exclusive streaming of Operation Avalanche and Saturday Night Fever. TO STREAM, START YOUR FREE 7-DAY TRIAL AT TRIBECASHORTLIST.COM ($4.99/MONTH AFTER) (more...)

Peter Dewhurst, Henry Felix, and More Join TAILOR-MADE MAN; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Final casting is announced today for 25th anniversary production in London of 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. (more...)

Stephen Leask to Lead SCHOOL OF ROCK in the West End; New Adult Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Today, 23 October 2017, rehearsals begin for the new West End cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Olivier award-winning production of School of Rock - The Musical. Stephen Leask, having played the role of alternate Dewey since May this year, will now lead the cast as Dewey Finn from 15 November 2017. (more...)

A DOLL'S HOUSE Opens At Classic Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Set in 1950's America with a Mad Men flair, The Classic Theatre's production of A Doll's House written by Henrik Ibsen in 1879, is the modern tragedy that changed theatre forever. It opened the door to realism. So explosive was the message, that a marriage was not sacrosanct, that a man's authority in his home should not go unchallenged, and that the prime duty of anyone was to find out who he or she really is and to become that person, that the play shocked audiences then and still resonates with them today. Sometimes the perfectly presented family and home are not what they seem Sometimes finding your home means finding yourself first. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW - Oct 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2017 for Rhode Island (more...)

Michael Cumpsty to Direct THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at Two River Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, continues its 2017/18 Season with Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by Michael Cumpsty. (more...)

Site-Specific DRACULA Begins Tonight at Morris-Jumel Mansion
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Morris-Jumel Mansion has announced the presentation of the Steven Dietz adaptation of DRACULA, directed by Vincent Carbone. (more...)

Pan Asian Rep Kicks Off 'TWO FACES OF MODERN ASIA' Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre presents two new plays as part of the staged reading series Two Faces of Modern Asia: Fulfillment by Jeremy Tiang, directed by Mei Ann Teo (tonight, October 20, 2017) and UN by John Kim, directed by Flordelino Lagundino (October 27, 2017). (more...)

The Shakespeare Project Of Chicago Announces 2017-18 Theatrical Reading Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

The Shakespeare Project of Chicago announces the lineup for its 2017-18 Theatrical Reading Season, featuring two beloved Shakespearean comedies, one of his rarely seen tragedies and a work by Shakespeare's contemporary Thomas Middleton. (more...)

ELF THE MUSICAL Finds Full Company for Holiday Run at Boch Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

NETworks Presentations has announced casting for the Boston engagement of ELF THE MUSICAL. (more...)

Jose Martinez and Larica Schnell to Play Star Cross'd Lovers in ROMEO AND JULIET at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. (more...)

Erik Gratton, Veronica J. Kuehn and More to Star in ELF THE MUSICAL at Madison Square Garden; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

NETworks Presentations has announced casting for the New York engagement of ELF THE MUSICAL. The show will play from December 13 through December 29 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. (more...)

LOVE FROM A STRANGER to Embark on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

A whirlwind romance with a handsome and charming stranger sweeps Cecily Harrington off her feet and she recklessly abandons her old life to settle in the remote and blissful surroundings of a country cottage. However, her newfound love is not all that he seems (more...)

Photo Flash: It's Oscar Wilde Season at Classic Spring - A Look at A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Classic Spring is a New Theatre Company from former Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe Dominic Dromgoole. As part of its year-long celebration of Oscar Wilde at the Vaudeville Theatre, the company will stage A Woman of No Importance, Lady Windermere's Fan, An Ideal Husband and The Importance of Being Earnest. (more...)

Oscar Wilde's Rarely-Told THE YOUNG KING Makes U.S. Premiere Today at The New Victory
by BWW News Desk - Oct 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...)

Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center Mounts THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

The Importance of Being Earnest will be held at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd. Davie, FL 33314 (more...)

MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS Opens at Hale Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Hale Centre Theatre in Gilbert presents Meet Me in St. Louis, a charming Broadway musical based on the film that rocketed Judy Garland to fame as an adult movie star in 1944. (more...)

Tony Nominee Paxton Whitehead Joins HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES at Florida Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Florida Repertory Theatre has announced famed stage and screen actor, Paxton Whitehead, will join the cast of 'How the Other Half Loves' by Alan Ayckbourn, running in the Historic Arcade Theatre January 9-31, 2018. (more...)

The University of Notre Dame presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

The University of Notre Dame presents The Importance of Being Earnest (more...)

Michael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) announces the cast and creative team for Hamlet, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince. Shakespeare's most celebrated tragedy will run January 16-February 25, 2018 at Sidney Harman Hall. (more...)

West Side Theatre Co. Presents a Fresh New THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by Tyler Hinton - Nov 7, 2017

West Side Theatre Company will continue its successful inaugural season with the classic Oscar Wilde play The Importance of Being Earnest. With a Downton Abbey-inspired setting and a fresh take on the material, a company of exceptional local performers will breathe new life into the hilarious comedy of manners. Performances will take place on Thursday, Nov. 9, Friday, Nov. 10, and Saturday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. at Garden Near the Green. For more information, please visit www.westsidetheatreco.org. (more...)

Lifeline Announces Six New Ensemble Members
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Lifeline Theatre is proud to announce six new members of its artistic ensemble: Bilal Dardai, Andr s Enriquez, Diane D. Fairchild, Anthony Kayer, Martel Manning, and Michael McKeogh. Lifeline's ensemble determines the company's artistic programming and provides leadership, support, and counsel in the play development process. (more...)

Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center Mounts THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

The Importance of Being Earnest will be held at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd. Davie, FL 33314 (more...)

Tonya Pinkins Joins THE HAPPIEST MILLIONAIRE Benefit at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Tony Award Winner and three-time nominee, Tonya Pinkins (Caroline, or Change, Play On!, Jelly's Last Jam) joins the cast of Disney's The Happiest Millionaire, celebrating its 50th anniversary in a concert that will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

BWW Review: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at St. Jude's Church Hall
by Barry Lenny - Nov 19, 2017

A Trivial Comedy for Serious People. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards; Faust's HEATHERS Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards; Theatre By The Sea's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

BWW Review: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, Brockley Jack Studio Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Nov 17, 2017

As it settles into its run, expect this production of 'Earnest' to bring out comedy that goes against the grain of the times, but is no less funny for that. (more...)

Kelly Agredo, Benjamin McMillan and More to Lead CINDERELLA Panto at Nottingham Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company announces casting for Kenneth Alan Taylor's pantomime Cinderella. (more...)

Frances Ruffelle and More Set for Jamie deRoy's 'TIS THE SEASON Actors Fund Benefit at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Show business tour de force Jamie deRoy - the award-winning producer, cabaret, stage, film and TV performer and humanitarian - will bring her star-packed Jamie deRoy & friends holiday show to New York's famed Birdland, Monday, December 11, at 7 p.m. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 16, 2017
by - Nov 16, 2017

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

Photo Flash: Two River Theater presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Two River Theater (Artistic Director John Dias, Managing Director Michael Hurst) presents The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, directed by Michael Cumpsty. The press opening is Friday, November 17 at 7pm and performances will continue through Sunday, December 3 in Two River's Rechnitz Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank, NJ. Tickets are available from 732.345.1400 or tworivertheater.org. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 15, 2017
by - Nov 15, 2017

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

Celebrate The Holidays At Hale Centre Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

The holidays are that special time of year when our hearts are full of joy and we're happy to share the Christmas spirit with friends and family. To help you celebrate the joy of the season, Hale Centre Theatre of Gilbert presents its holiday classic A Christmas Carol for the 15th consecutive year. Acclaimed as the best Christmas show in the Valley, this year's 51 performances feature two stellar casts of veteran actors and singers. It is a spectacular, heart-warming version of Charles Dickens' classic tale of redemption magically brought to life on the Hale stage. The production is rich with traditional carols, stunning costumes and memorable characters guaranteed to enrich the holiday season for you and your family. Award-winning David Hale Dietlein again directs the production and promises theatre-goers a delightful holiday a treat. (more...)

Cast Complete for Mary Kathryn Nagle's SOVEREIGNTY World Premiere at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Mary Kathryn Nagle's daring new work Sovereignty makes its world premiere at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/11/2017
by - Nov 11, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/11/2017. (more...)

Stanley Houghton's HINDLE WAKES Gets First New York Revival in 95 Years at Mint
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Mint Theater will present a rare revival - the first in 95 years - of Stanley Houghton's Hindle Wakes. Performances will begin December 23rd and continue through February 17th at the Clurman Theater at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Opening Night is set for January 18th. (more...)

Further Dates Added for 2018 UK Tour of SOME MOTHERS DO 'AVE 'EM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Due to popular demand, further dates have been added to the UK tour of the first ever stage production of the classic 1970s TV comedy Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em. (more...)

BWW Interview: Rosa Gilmore in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at TRT
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 1, 2017

Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Rosa Gilmore who plays Gwendolen Fairfax in the 'Importance of Being Earnest.' (more...)

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