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4th Wall Theatre Company Opens 2018-2019 Season With JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

4th Wall Theatre opens its eighth season with the play that the NY Times recently named one of the 25 most important American plays written since ANGELS IN AMERICA: JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN by Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis. JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN arrives at 4th Wall Theatre Company on the heels of the Signature Theatre revival unanimously raved by critics with multiple sold out extensions. (more...)

LI Rep Presents BAD SEED Murder Mystery Ahead Of Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Just weeks before Halloween arrives, The Long Island Repertory Co. is presenting a horror story at Theater 294, 294 Farmingdale Rd (Route 109) that has been compared to Dracula. (more...)

Theatre Bay Area Announces 2018 TBA Awards Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Theatre Bay Area, the third-largest regional theatre service organization in North America, announced the finalists for the 2018 TBA Awards. The fifth annual TBA Awards Celebration will be held on Monday, Nov. 5 at the Herbst Theatre (401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco). Tickets for the public go on sale Friday, September 28, 2018, through City Box Office. (more...)

AMITYVILLE Double Feature is In Theaters Nationwide for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

The Bloody Disgusting Presents ¬ďRetro Nightmares¬Ē Cinema Series is bringing five HD digitally remastered cult horror classics--as voted online by fans--to the big screen for one night only every Thursday starting with The House on Sorority Row (September 27th), followed by a DOUBLE FEATURE, Amityville: The Evil Escapes and Amityville: It's About Time (October 4th), and concluding with a DOUBLE FEATURE: Sweet Sixteen and The Convent (October 11th). (more...)

STEEL MAGNOLIAS Opens Next In Florida Rep's 21st Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Florida Repertory Theatre presents "Steel Magnolias" by Robert Harling, a heartwarming comedy about the power of friendship to kick off the 2018-2019 Season in the Historic Arcade Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: MARY POPPINS at FMCT
by Brian Michaels - Sep 17, 2018

In what might be the biggest production ever brought to the stage by FMCT, Mary Poppins is a wonderfully done show that is fun for the whole family. With almost 60 members in the cast & crew plus another dozen in the pit orchestra this was no small undertaking but director Adam Pankow knocks another one out of the park. (more...)

Drayton Entertainment Announces 2019 Season - NEWSIES, ROCKY, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Drayton Entertainment will present a knockout playbill in 2019 packed with Broadway blockbusters, hilarious comedies, stirring tributes, fun-filled family musicals and a few more dramas than in previous seasons. Artistic Director Alex Mustakas continues his bid to bring a wide variety of crowd-pleasing productions to the award-winning charitable not-for-profit theatre organization's seven stages throughout Ontario. (more...)

CT Repertory Theatre Opens Season With THE GRAPES OF WRATH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) opens its 2018-19 season with Frank Galati's award-winning adaptation of John Steinbeck's, "The Grapes of Wrath." Gary English will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from October 4th through October 14th, 2018. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For The 5th Avenue Theatre's Exciting New Holiday Production Of ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

Rehearsals have begun for The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of the beloved musical Annie, which plays this holiday season from November 23 - December 30, 2018. The 5th is excited to introduce Visesia Fakatoufifita of Tacoma, WA, and Faith Young of Kent, WA, who make their 5th Avenue Theatre debuts alternating the title role. (more...)

Hollywood Comes To Lakewood With William Goldstein
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2018

World-renowned composer and pianist William Goldstein, who is an Emmy and Tony nominated artist, will be performing at the Historic Strand Theater, 400 Clifton Avenue, Lakewood, at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 28, 2018, to benefit the Lakewood Historical Society. (more...)

Voting Continues For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; LEGALLY BLONDE Leads Best Ensemble!
by BWW Staff - Nov 19, 2018

Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to 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...)

Voting Continues For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards; NC State's HAIRSPRAY Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Nov 19, 2018

Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to 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...)

Voting Continues For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Tallahassee Awards; SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Nov 19, 2018

Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Tallahassee Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to 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...)

AN EVENING WITH CHARLES DICKENS READING ¬"A CHRISTMAS CAROL¬" Comes to Tuscumbia Roundhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

In 1853 Charles Dickens travels to America, and in an amazing twist of fate, arrives in Tuscumbia, Alabama - taking his audience on a magical journey through Christmas past, present, and future - bringing his remarkable story, "A Christmas Carol" to life! (more...)

BWW Previews: CIRQUE HOLIDAZE at The Playhouse
by Greer Firestone - Nov 15, 2018

As guests enter The Playhouse for the run of CIRQUE HOLIDAZE from November 23-25, they will be among the 50 million+ who have experienced a CIRQUE DREAMS brand performance. (That is not a typo)! Founded 25 years ago this global franchise includes Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy, CD Illumination, CD & Steam, CD Epicurean and CD Unwrapped. (more...)

Florida Rep Presents a New Adaptation of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce the opening of "A Christmas Carol: The Tale of Ebenezer Scrooge," a world premiere adaptation of the Dickens classic written and directed by Mark Shanahan. Playing November 30-December 19 in the Historic Arcade Theatre, the run includes four nearly sold out preview performances November 27-29. (more...)

EVERYBODY By Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Comes to Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Artists Repertory Theatre presents Everybody, by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, a Pulitzer Prize finalist for Drama. The production is co-directed by Jessica Wallenfels and Damaso Rodriguez, and is an inventive twist on a medieval morality play. Everybody runs from November 25 through December 30 on the Alder Stage. (more...)

Rattlestick Announces Casting for F*ck!ng Good Plays Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

RATTLESTICK PLAYWRIGHTS THEATER (Daniella Topol, Artistic Director; Annie Middleton, Managing Director) and ROSALIND PRODUCTIONS INC. (Abigail Rose Solomon, Executive Producer) are proud to announce casting for their annual F*CK!NG GOOD PLAYS FESTIVAL, which begins tonight, May 7, 2018 and will run through May 12 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. (more...)

BWW Review: Starship Boobieprize and STAR CHIX Soars into Dunedin Community Theatre
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - May 6, 2018

If you're expecting dramatic works like Jekyll & Hyde, The Miracle Worker, or The Tempest (though there was some unexpected Shakespeare - 'cause why not), then you didn't read the title on the playbill. This was a 120-minute journey into the unknown... a galaxy far, far away on Starship Boobieprize. (more...)

Inproximity Theatre Company's Project W Theatre Festival Begins Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

InProximity Theatre Company (Jolie Curtsinger, Laurie Schaefer Fenton, Co-Artistic Directors) is proud to announce the cast for this year's second annual PROJECT W Theatre Festival which includes work by Darcy Parker Bruce, Mathilde Dratwa, Christina Gorman, Donna Hoke, Kara Emily Krantz and recently added Ann Marie Shea. PROJECT W Theatre Festival will take place June 4-9, 2018 with readings starting June 5, and will kick-off with an opening night, invite-only party on June 4, 2018 at Town Stages (5 White Street). Tickets are FREE to attend but reservations are strongly recommended. More information can be found at www.inproximitytheatre.org. (more...)

The Sun's on its Way Out at the Muny with the Complete Cast and Creative of ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

The Muny announced today its full cast, design and production teams for the theatre's centennial season production of Annie, July 18 -25.  (more...)

STAGE LIFE to Premiere Off-Broadway Starring Brittney Lee Hamilton, Judy McLane, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Creative Arts Lab presents STAGE LIFE, a rousing celebration of lives well-lived in and around the Theatre - The work, the art, the passion, the craziness and the joy, conceived and adapted by Martin Tackel. (more...)

InProximity Theatre Co Announces Directors & Casts for 2nd Annual Project W Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

InProximity Theatre Company (Jolie Curtsinger, Laurie Schaefer Fenton, Co-Artistic Directors) is proud to announce the cast for this year's second annual PROJECT W Theatre Festival which includes work by Darcy Parker Bruce, Mathilde Dratwa, Christina Gorman, Donna Hoke, Kara Emily Krantz and recently added Ann Marie Shea. PROJECT W Theatre Festival will take place June 4-9, 2018 with readings starting June 5, and will kick-off with an opening night, invite-only party on June 4, 2018 at Town Stages (5 White Street). (more...)

Windham Theatre Guild Presents TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Christopher Sergel's adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize winning novel uses memorable characters to explore civil rights and racism in segregated Depression-era Mississippi in 1935. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 20
by Audition Roundup - May 20, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 20, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

BWW Review: SLICES OF LIFE Debut at One Act Weekend at Carrollwood Players Theatre
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - May 19, 2018

Out of the hundreds of submissions received, eight short plays were selected for their Florida debut at Carrollwood Players Theatre's One Act Weekend, May 18-20. Produced by Victoria Richards and David Fraga, One Act Weekend was like going to a taste testing before a wedding. You get to sample a bunch of different flavors to decide your favorite. (more...)

THE BOYS IN THE BAND Cast to Host Midnight Performance of THREE TALL WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Edward Albee's Three Tall Women will play a special Midnight Performance as a benefit for The Actors Fund. The production, directed by Joe Mantello, opened on Broadway on March 29 to ecstatic reviews. Last week, Mantello's production of The Boys in the Band started previews on Broadway. To celebrate their director and the vital work of The Actors Fund, the entire cast of The Boys in the Band will host the Midnight Performance of Three Tall Women, (more...)

BWW Review: THE MIRACLE WORKER at The Lofte is Intense, Emotional Theater
by Christine Swerczek - Jun 5, 2018

You know a play is good if it moves you. If it moves you to tears, it's really good. And if it moves you to tears mixed with laughter, it is almost a miracle. (more...)

Photo Flash: Project W Theatre Festival Presents Opening Night Party
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

InProximity Theatre Company (Jolie Curtsinger, Laurie Schaefer Fenton, Co-Artistic Directors) is proud to announce the cast for this year's second annual PROJECT W Theatre Festival which includes work by Darcy Parker Bruce, Mathilde Dratwa, Christina Gorman, Donna Hoke, Kara Emily Krantz and recently added Ann Marie Shea.PROJECT W Theatre Festival will take place June 4-9, 2018 with readings starting June 5, and will kick-off with an opening night, invite-only party on June 4, 2018 at Town Stages  (5 White Street).  Tickets are FREE to attend but reservations are strongly recommended. More information can be found at www.inproximitytheatre.org. (more...)

New Jersey Repertory Company Presents FERN HILL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to present the premiere of Fern Hill by Michael Tucker (L.A. Law, Radio Days), from August 9 through September 9, 2018. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Alexandra Silber
by Elliot Lanes - Jun 19, 2018

Today's subject, Alexandra Silber, is known on both sides of the pond as a versatile, killer performer. This international dynamo is currently living her theatre life onstage at Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) as Guenevere in Camelot. The production has been extended and now runs through July 8th in STC's Sydney Harman Hall space. (more...)

Seed Art Share Presents THE MIRACLE WORKER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

The story of young Helen Keller and her tenacious teacher Annie Sullivan has captivated audiences and historians for years. In his 1959 play, The Miracle Worker, William Gibson documented the Keller family's journey out of darkness, thanks to Annie's disciplined tutelage. The audience moves throughout the production--retracing the Kellers' month-long emotional journey--in the beautiful Borden Building and surrounding gardens of Raleigh's Fred Fletcher Park. The action happens in and around the audience, providing for a uniquely immersive and transporting experience. Rather than watching from a cold distance, patrons are fully present inside the Keller homestead, the Perkins School for the Blind, and even within Annie Sullivan's subconscious. The production includes a diverse cast of nearly 20 artists, including a number of promising child actors and the Keller family dog. (more...)

ROMEO AND JULIET Return to DC For Annual Free For All
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Free For All, one of the capital's cherished annual traditions, will return this summer to Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), offering two weeks of free performances of the Company's 2016 production of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. Directed by STC Associate Artistic Director Alan Paul, whose hit production of Camelot has extended through July 8 due to popular demand, the production will run at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F St NW) from August 21-September 2, providing more than 12,000 people the chance to see the play free of charge. (more...)

Tony Talk: Best Leading Actress in a Musical, Katrina Lenk
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2018

Katrina Lenk has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for THE BAND'S VISIT. (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT's Katrina Lenk Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2018

Katrina Lenk has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for THE BAND'S VISIT. (more...)

THREE TALL WOMEN Adds Extra Show on Closing Day
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

Producer Scott Rudin has announced that to accommodate ticket demand, Edward Albee's Three Tall Women will add a ninth performance in its final week of performances. Nominated for six 2018 Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Play, Three Tall Women must close as previously scheduled on Sunday, June 24, with the added 7:00 PM show now the final performance for the ecstatically received production. Tickets are on sale now at Telecharge.com, and at the Golden Theatre box office (252 West 45th Street). (more...)

Sally Struthers and Joyce Reehling Headline LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Emmy Award winner Sally Struthers and Broadway & TV favorite Joyce Reehling headline Love, Loss, and What I Wore at Judson Theatre Company (Morgan Sills, Executive Producer and Daniel Haley, Artistic Director). Struthers is best known for her roles on All in the Family and  Gilmore Girls. Reehling is a beloved veteran of stage and television (Fifth of July, Law & Order). Love, Loss, and What I Wore opens Thursday, October 18 at 7:00 pm and runs through Sunday, October 21 at the Hannah Center Theatre (on the campus of The O'Neal School, 3300 Airport Road, Southern Pines, NC 28387).  Additional casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

BWW Interview: Dustin Britt, Heather Strickland, and Havana Blum Share Immersive SEED ART SHARE'S THE MIRACLE WORKER
by Lauren Van Hemert - Jul 10, 2018

In the past, immersive theater productions were something seen in bigger cities. But now, Seed Art Share has brought immersive 'shared art' experiences to the Triangle. Next month, the company is presenting William Gibson's classic play The Miracle Worker at The Borden House in Fletcher Park. I had the chance to sit down with Dustin Britt (Director), Havana Blum (Helen) and Heather Strickland (Anne Sullivan) on location at The Borden House to talk about the challenges of staging an immersive production and Helen Keller's legacy. (more...)

Casting Announced For The Lyceum Premiere Of SOUVENIR ¬Ė A FANTASIA ON THE LIFE OF FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Casting is now complete for the Lyceum premiere of the charming and hilarious comedy Souvenir, playing from August 18 - August 26. Souvenir will be directed by BRUCE LONGWORTH (At the Lyceum: The Immigrant, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, The Miracle Worker, Arsenic and Old Lace and The Importance of Being Earnest). The production features APRIL WOODALL as Florence Foster Jenkins, and PAUL HELM as her hapless accompanist, Cosme McMoon. (more...)

FX Picks Up New Limited Series DEVS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

FX Picks Up New Limited Series DEVS (more...)

Arizona Theatre Company's Arizona Artist Initiative Launches With NATIVE GARDENS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

When David Ivers was named Artistic Director at Arizona Theatre Company, he made a commitment to spotlight Arizona artists: those who live here, were born here, return to or move here or who write about Arizona or our surrounding region.  (more...)

It's Showtime! Alex Brightman and Sophia Anne Caruso to Lead Pre-Broadway Tryout of BEETLEJUICE
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 16, 2018

It was announced today that Tony Award nominee Alex Brightman (School of Rock) will star as 'Beetlejuice' and two-time Lortel Award nominee Sophia Anne Caruso (Lazarus) will star as 'Lydia' in the world premiere Pre-Broadway engagement of the new musical comedy Beetlejuice. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MIRACLE WORKER at Moorhead High Theatre
by Brian Michaels - Apr 28, 2018

Moorhead High Theatre Presents The Miracle Worker. (more...)

George Washington's Teeth Opens at Florida Repertory Theatre Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

Florida Repertory Theatre will present an audio described performance on May 9 at 2 PM of Mark St. Germain's 'George Washington's Teeth' and a signed performance on May 13 at 2 PM. (more...)

George Washington's Teeth Opens at Florida Repertory Theatre Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

Florida Repertory Theatre will present an audio described performance on May 9 at 2 PM of Mark St. Germain's 'George Washington's Teeth' and a signed performance on May 13 at 2 PM. (more...)

VIDEO: Jenn Colella and Katrina Lenk Announce The Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Come From Away star Jenn Colella and The Band's Visit sensation Katrina Lenk announced the nominees for the 2017-18 Outer Critics Circle Awards today, April 24th in the Oak Room at New York's renown Algonquin Hotel (59 W 44th Street. Check out the video below! (more...)

THREE TALL WOMEN Adds Midnight Performance to Benefit Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Producer Scott Rudin announced today a special Midnight Performance for Edward Albee's Three Tall Women on Thursday, May 17 at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street), which will be a one-night-only benefit for The Actors Fund. The first Broadway production of Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece stars two-time Academy Award¬ģ-winner Glenda Jackson, Tony Award¬ģ winner, three-time Emmy Award¬ģ winner, and 2018 Academy Award¬ģ nominee Laurie Metcalf, and Tony Award¬ģ nominee Alison Pill, and is directed by two-time Tony Award¬ģ winner Joe Mantello. Tickets will be available at actorsfund.org. (more...)

Tune In Tomorrow at 11AM for the Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations- Exclusively at BroadwayWorld!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Come From Away star Jenn Colella and The Band's Visit sensation Katrina Lenk will announce the nominees for the 2017-18 Outer Critics Circle Awards tomorrow, April 24th in the Oak Room at New York's renown Algonquin Hotel (59 W 44th Street. Be sure to check back at 11am to watch BroadwayWorld's exclusive live stream of the announcement! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Birmingham - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW - Apr 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for Birmingham (more...)

STAGE LIFE to Premiere Off-Broadway Starring Brittney Lee Hamilton, Judy McLane, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Creative Arts Lab presents STAGE LIFE, a rousing celebration of lives well-lived in and around the Theatre - The work, the art, the passion, the craziness and the joy, conceived and adapted by Martin Tackel. (more...)

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