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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...)

Florida Rep Extends CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce the extension of the John Kander and Fred Ebb classic, "Cabaret.' Because of overwhelming demand, three performances have been added at the end of the scheduled run, April 12 at 7 PM, April 13 at 8 PM, and April 14 at 2 PM. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Birmingham - Week of 3/20/2018
by BWW - Mar 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/20/2018 for Birmingham (more...)

John James to Star in THE MIRACLE WORKER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

???????Golden Globe nominee John James headlines the cast of William Gibson's The Miracle Worker at Judson Theatre Company (Morgan Sills, Executive Producer and Daniel Haley, Artistic Director). James is best known for playing "Jeff Colby" in the primetime soap Dynasty and its spinoff series The Colbys.   (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Thom Babbes Discusses A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS
by Don Grigware - Mar 2, 2018

Thom Babbes credits at Actors Co-op include Summer and Smoke, Ah, Wilderness (Best Director/StageSceneLA), The Miracle Worker and Wait Until Dark.  He has directed workshop productions of new works, Dietrich (based on Dietrich Bonhoeffer) by John Martins III, The Real Real Thing by Frank Higgins and Washington Irvine's Sketchbook by Frank Higgins and Southhamton County (based on Nat Turner's slave rebellion) which Mr. Babbes wrote.  Other credits:  Sun City by Jim Geoghan at Stella Adler Theater, Hollywood.  A writer as well, Mr. Babbes recently adapted William Saroyan's novel The Human Comedy for the stage.  Screenplays include Deadly Dreams and Body Chemistry (Concorde New Horizons), The Audition - A Short Film (Co-Writer - Winner Best Screenplay & Best Comedy 2008 - 168 Hour Film Festival), X-treme Weekend - Short Film (Co-Writer, screened at multiple fests USA and Canada.)  Insurrection (Samuelson Prods.), Bleeding Writing and Arithmetic (Kings Road Ent.), The Substutute (Apollo Pictures), Island of Lonely Men (Sotela Pictures). (more...)

Cast Announced For Development Reading Of KING OF THE JEWS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

???????National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), the longest consecutively producing theatre in the United States and the world's oldest continuously operating Yiddish theatre company, announced the stellar cast for its upcoming FREE developmental reading of King of the Jews on Monday, March 5th at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Pl. NY, NY 10280. (more...)

Photo Flash: Actors Co-op Theatre Company's A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

Actors Co-op Theatre Company (Ovation Award-Winner 2017 Best Play, Intimate Theatre for 33 Variations) is proud to present the 1962 Tony Award-winner for Best Play, Robert Bolt's A Man for All Seasons, directed by Thom Babbes, produced by Carly Lopez. This tragic historical drama offers a brilliant portrait of Sir Thomas More in his last years as Lord Chancellor of England during the reign of Henry VIII.  A Man for All Seasons opens tonight, Friday, March 2 at 8:00 pm, and will run through Sunday, April 15 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower Street, 90028 (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Jenn Colella & Katrina Lenk Will Announce 2017-18 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations April 24th
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, is proud to announce Broadway's 'Come From Away' star Jenn Colella along with 'The Band's Visit' sensation Katrina Lenk will announce the nominees for the 2017-18 season on Tuesday, April 24th (more...)

Florida Rep to Close 20th Season With World Premiere of GEORGE WASHINGTON'S TEETH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

Florida Repertory Theatre continues its 20th Anniversary Season with the world premiere production of Mark St. Germain's, 'George Washington's Teeth,' which was chosen from the company's 4th Annual PlayLab Festival held last year. (more...)

Meet the Cast of THREE TALL WOMEN- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 1, 2018

Previews begin today for Edward Albee's Three Tall Women. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (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...)

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...)

CABARET to Open in Florida Rep's 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

Florida Repertory Theatre's 20th anniversary season continues with the John Kander and Fred Ebb classic, "Cabaret.' The production runs in the Historic Arcade Theatre March 23 to April 11with four nearly sold-out previews March 20-22. Priced at $55/$45 for regular performances and $35/$25 for previews, tickets are available at www.FloridaRep.org and through the box office at 239-332-4488. (more...)

Wilson Directs LITTLE WOMEN – THE BROADWAY MUSICAL for Hendersonville's Actors Point Theatre Company
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 26, 2018

Greg Wilson, artistic director of Actors Point Theatre Company, will direct Little Women - The Broadway Musical, which is based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott, running March 8-17. (more...)

Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN Begins Previews Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

Previews begin tomorrow, Tuesday, February 27, 2018, for Edward Albee's Three Tall Women. Three Tall Women stars two-time Academy Award-winner Glenda Jackson, Tony Award winner, three-time Emmy Award winner, and 2018 Academy Award nominee Laurie Metcalf, and Tony Award nominee Alison Pill. This production is directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello and produced by Scott Rudin. Three Tall Women will have an official opening night on Thursday, March 29 at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). (more...)

BWW Feature: 2018 ARTS-LOUISVILLE/BROADWAY WORLD THEATRE AWARDS at Art Louisville
by Keith Waits - Feb 26, 2018

On February 19, Arts-Louisville presented the 4thAnnual Arts-Louisville/Broadway World Theatre Awards at the Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center. An audience of over 150 attended the event. (more...)

Actors Co-Op Theatre Company's A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS Opens 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Actors Co-op Theatre Company (Ovation Award-Winner 2017 Best Play, Intimate Theatre for 33 Variations) is proud to present the 1962 Tony Award-winner for Best Play, Robert Bolt's A Man for All Seasons, directed by Thom Babbes, produced by Carly Lopez. This tragic historical drama offers a brilliant portrait of Sir Thomas More in his last years as Lord Chancellor of England during the reign of Henry VIII. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MIRACLE WORKER at Florida Rep is Stunningly Inspirational!
by Emily Yorgey - Feb 23, 2018

Florida Repertory Theatre always manages to bring an inspiring sense of wonder to their stage through their productions, and they proved this again with The Miracle Worker. They brought together the well-known, classic true story of Helen Keller and her teacher, phenomenally talented actors, a beautiful set and costumes, and, with a little bit of their Florida Rep magic, created a show that is not to be missed. (more...)

Kate Whoriskey, Ken Rus Schmoll, Savion Glover Announced as Directors for Encores! Off-Center Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Encores! Off-Center Co-Artistic Directors Anne Kauffman andJeanine Tesori today announced the directors for the 2018 season, which begins June 27. The popular summer musical theater series at New York City Center will welcome directors Kate Whoriskey, Ken Rus Schmoll, and Savion Glover, all of whom are making their City Center directorial debuts. (more...)

Audio Described Performance Of THE MIRACLE WORKER Announced At Florida Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

???????In addition to the previously announced signed performance, Florida Repertory Theatre is proud to present an audio description service for William Gibson's hopeful and uplifting true story, 'The Miracle Worker' on the same Sunday, March 4 performance at 2 PM in the Historic Arcade Theatre. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 2/20/2018
by BWW - Feb 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/20/2018 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

BWW Review: Lorraine Hansberry's Powerful A RAISIN IN THE SUN at American Stage - An Ageless Classic Done Right
by Peter Nason - Feb 13, 2018

Director L. Peter Callender guides a stellar cast. You won't see a better RAISIN IN THE SUN anywhere. (more...)

Broadway's Katrina Lenk Joins the Cast of CBS All Access Drama THE GOOD FIGHT
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

According to Deadline, Katrina Lenk (The Band's Visit) has booked a recurring role on the second season of CBS ALL ACCESS drama series The Good Fight, from THE GOOD WIFE creators Robert and Michelle King. In Season 2, the Chicago murder rate is on the rise, and Diane (Christine Baranski), Lucca (Cush Jumbo), Maia (Rose Leslie) and the rest of the law firm find themselves under psychological assault when a client at another firm kills his lawyer for overcharging. Lenk will play Nafatali Amado, the fiancée of Colin Sweeney (Dylan Baker). Lenk currently stars on Broadway in The Band's Visit. She's repped by Brady, Brannon and Rich Talent and Soffer/Namoff Entertainment. (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®-winner Glenda Jackson, Tony Award® winner, three-time Emmy Award® winner, and 2018 Academy Award® nominee Laurie Metcalf, and Tony Award® nominee Alison Pill, and is directed by two-time Tony Award® 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...)

Lipscomb University Theatre Unveils 2018-19 Season with TARTUFFE, GODSPELL and more
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 2, 2018

Lipscomb University Theatre has only just announced its 2018-19 season and Beki Baker, chair of the Lipscomb University theatre department, says student response already has shown “an overwhelming amount of excitement.” (more...)

Theater 294, LI Rep Present THE MIRACLE WORKER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

The Long Island Repertory Co. is presenting The Miracle Worker, William Gibson's classic play about Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan, from April 20 to May 6 at Theater 294. (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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