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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015
Beginning September 8, the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit MATILDA THE MUSICAL will welcome Natalie Venetia Belcon as Mrs. Phelps, Allison Case as Miss Honey, Rick Holmes as Mr. Wormwood, and Amy Spanger as Mrs. Wormwood. They join a principal cast that features Christopher Sieber as Miss Trunchbull, and the four girls sharing the title role: Mattea Conforti, Rileigh McDonald, Mimi Ryder, and Alexandra Vlachos.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015
On September 15, the Tony Award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time welcomed Tyler Lea in his Broadway debut as Christopher, Rosie Benton (Stick Fly) as Siobhan, Andrew Long (The Iceman Cometh at BAM) as Ed, and Nancy Robinette ('Louie') as Mrs. Alexander. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the new cast!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016
The award-winning East Lynne Theater Company of Cape May, NJ has announced complete casting for S. N. Behrman's effervescent 1932 comedy, Biography.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015
The Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director; Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) proudly begins the 10th season of its Reading Series with Laoisa Sexton's THE PIGEON IN THE TAJ MAHAL, directed by the Irish Rep's Literary Manager, Kara Manning.  The staged reading will take place on Friday, October 2 at 3pm at the DR2 Theater, 103 East 15th Street (the Irish Repertory Theatre's temporary home during current renovations).  The reading is FREE and open to the public.  An RSVP to the Irish Repertory Theatre Box Office at (212) 727-2737 is strongly suggested.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017
Producers Joey Parnes, Sue Wagner, and John Johnson announced today that Tony Award nominee Jeremy Shamos will succeed Alan Tudyk in Steve Martin's new comedy Meteor Shower. Mr. Tudyk departs the production due to creative differences.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016
Irish Repertory Theatre has announced complete casting for the world premiere of THE PIGEON IN THE TAJ MAHAL, by Laoisa Sexton.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016
The Mint Theater, currently enjoying the extended run of the acclaimed A Day by the Sea will follow that with the World Premiere of Yours Unfaithfully by Miles Malleson, an 'un-Romantic Comedy' about the price of free love.
by Meet the Cast - Nov 29, 2017
Tonight's the night! Meteor Shower officially opens tonight, Wednesday, November 29 at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th St.). Meteor Shower stars Emmy Award winners Amy Schumer and Keegan-Michael Key, both in their Broadway debut, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, Tony Award nominee Jeremy Shamos, and is directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks.
by Meet the Cast - Nov 2, 2017
Lincoln Center Theater presents Junk, a new play by Ayad Akhtar, directed by Doug Hughes, opening tonight, November 2, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch highlights from the show!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015
Theatre for a New Audience, Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director, will present William Shakespeare's Pericles directed by Trevor Nunn, featuring OBIE Award-winner Christian Camargo in the title role and leading a diverse company of twenty-two actors. Pericles marks Mr. Camargo's third Shakespeare title role for Theatre for a New Audience, and the first time not only that Trevor Nunn has directed this play, but the first time he has directed a Shakespeare with a U.S. company.  The production begins previews February 14 and opens February 25 for a scheduled run through March 27 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016
Irish Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of THE PIGEON IN THE Taj Mahal, by Laoisa Sexton. Directed by Alan Cox (Black Snow), THE PIGEON IN THE Taj Mahal begins performances tonight, November 16, 2016 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) in the W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre and officially opens on November 27, running through December 31, 2016.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015
Stuart Thompson and Tim Levy for NT America, producers of the acclaimed Broadway production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, have announced that a US National Tour of the popular play will launch in October 2016.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016
The Tony Award-winning production of the National Theatre's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME announces a $13 Ticket Lottery in celebration of the 13th Anniversary of Mark Haddon's book The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time on Tuesday, May 31 at 5:00PM.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015
Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of HEISENBERG, the new play by two-time Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Punk Rock), directed by Drama Desk Award winner Mark Brokaw (The Lyons, How I Learned to Drive), starring Denis Arndt (The Night Alive at Geffen Playhouse, 'The Practice') and Tony & Emmy Award winner Mary-Louise Parker (Proof, 'Weeds'), will play a strictly limited 6-week engagement beginning tonight, May 19, and opening Wednesday, June 3 as part of MTC's 2014-2015 season of The Studio at Stage II -- Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017
Irish Repertory Theatre has announced full casting for the world premiere of REBEL IN THE SOUL, a new play by Larry Kirwan (Liverpool Fantasy).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016
Atlantic Theater Company has announced commissions of six new plays by Jocelyn Bioh, Jennifer Haley, Paola Lazaro, Qui Nguyen, Heidi Schreck, and Simon Stephens and Mark Eitzel.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016
The Tony Award-winning production of the National Theatre's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME will close on Sunday, September 4, 2016. It will have played 23 previews and 800 regular performances (including 1 Actors Fund performance). The production opened on October 5, 2014 (previews began September 10, 2014) at the Barrymore Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017
Rehearsals began this week for the revival of John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees of Separation starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa, Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy') as Paul. Directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), Six Degrees of Separation will begin previews Wednesday, April 5 prior to the official opening on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at the Barrymore Theatre. The production will play a 15-week run through Sunday, July 16.
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jun 8, 2015
THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY? AWARDS, aired live from Radio City Music Hall, last night Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. The fun didn't stop after the cermony though, as most of Broadway continued the celebration long into the night. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-TIme party, winner of Best Play, below!
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 7, 2015
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME has won the 2015 Tony Award for Bet Play.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2015
Paule Constable has won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Play for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2015
Alex Sharp has won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for his role as Christopher in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015
Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Heisenberg, the new play by two-time Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Punk Rock), directed by Drama Desk Award winner Mark Brokaw (The Lyons, How I Learned to Drive) starring Denis Arndt (The Night Alive at Geffen Playhouse, 'The Practice') and Tony and Emmy Award winner Mary-Louise Parker (Proof, 'Weeds') opens tonight, June 3, as part of MTC's 2014-2015 season of The Studio at Stage II -- Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center -- Stage II (131 West 55th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017
The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company's popular 'Tales of the Victorians' continues its twenty-eighth year with a variety of locations and performers. Take tea at a lovely venue, indulge in homemade tasty treats, and listen to stories by famous American authors read by ELTC performers and friends, for only $12.00. Children are always welcome, and ages 12 and under are free. These are presented on Thursdays at 4:00p.m. through August 10. As usual most of the 'Tales' are in Cape May, but as of three years ago, a North Wildwood location has been added.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015
On September 15, the Tony Award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will welcome Tyler Lea in his Broadway debut as Christopher, Rosie Benton (Stick Fly) as Siobhan, Andrew Long (The Iceman Cometh at BAM) as Ed, and Nancy Robinette('Louie') as Mrs. Alexander, BroadwayWorld has just confirmed. Benjamin Wheelwright will also make his Broadway debut as Christopher at certain performances.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015
  "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," is considered to be one of  America's greatest books by today's scholars, and James Rana's world premiere adaptation beautifully captures the humor and heartache in this tale of a boy running away from an abusive father and a slave running away for fear of being sold to a plantation further south.   
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017
'The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayam!'  That's the best of all!  'A jug of wine, a loaf of bread, and thou beside me singing in the wilderness,' announces seventeen-year old Richard, defending his choice of literature to his parents. His letters to seventeen-year-old Muriel contain quotes from Khayam and Swinburne.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016
Still waiting for HAMILTON lottery tickets? There are plenty of other amazing shows on the Great White Way now offering a digital opportunity to nab tickets, including the Tony Award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, which just launched its own lottery today.
by Linda Lenzi - Jan 27, 2017
Mint Theater presents the World Premiere of Yours Unfaithfully by Miles Malleson, an 'un-Romantic Comedy' about the price of free love. Mint Artistic Director Jonathan Bank directs a cast that features Todd Cerveris (South Pacific, Twentieth Century - Broadway), Mikaela Izquierdo (Cyrano de Bergerac­ - Broadway; The New York Idea, Gabriel - Atlantic Theater), Elisabeth Gray ('Understudies,' Breakfast at Tiffany's - Broadway), Stephen Schnetzer (Broadway - Wit,The Goat, 'Another World'), and 2015 Tony & Drama Desk Award nominee, Max von Essen (An American In Paris).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017
The Mint Theater presents the World Premiere of Yours Unfaithfully by Miles Malleson, an 'un-Romantic Comedy' about the price of free love. The production is running at The Beckett Theater at Theatre Row through February 18th. Opening Night is set for tonight, January 26th. Yours Unfaithfully was published in 1933 but never produced, making Mint's production a very belated World Premiere. In honor of opening night, BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017
Tomorrow, Thursday, is Opening Night for Mint Theater's World Premiere of Yours Unfaithfully by Miles Malleson, an "un-Romantic Comedy" about the price of free love. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017
Mint Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced that Stephen Schnetzer will join Todd Cerveris (South Pacific, Twentieth Century - Broadway), Mikaela Izquierdo (Cyrano de Bergerac­ - Broadway; The New York Idea, Gabriel - Atlantic Theater), Elisabeth Gray ('Understudies,' Breakfast at Tiffany's - Broadway), and 2015 Tony & Drama Desk Award nominee, Max von Essen (An American In Paris).
by Meet the Cast - Jan 14, 2016
Roundabout Theatre Company's Noises Off officially opens tonight, January 14, 2016. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, March 6, 2016, on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the company!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018
Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces the full cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's tragicomedy The Winter's Tale, directed by OBIE Award-winner Arin Arbus. The production plays March 13-April 15, 2018, at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place), TFANA's home in the Brooklyn Cultural District.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016
Fallen Angel Theatre Company (Aedin Moloney, Producing Artistic Director) today announced their next production: the Off-Broadway Premiere of Sharman Macdonald's When I Was A Girl I Used To Scream and Shout, a bittersweet and bitingly funny examination of mother/daughter turmoil. Performances will begin April 14th and continues through May 8th at Theatre Row's Clurman Theatre. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017
Additional casting has been announced for the revival of John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees Of Separation starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa, Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy') as Paul.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015
Frances Black Projects in association with CAP21 proudly presents Commedia dell'Artichoke, a new comedy about love, dreams, pizza and trying to make it in New York. This production, a contemporary take on commedia dell'arte - the classic Italian style of theatre with masked actors performing a blend of scripted and improvised comedic scenarios - plays January 15 - February 6 at the Gene Frankel Theatre (24 Bond Street, between Bowery and Lafayette).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
Danielle Brooks and John Keating have been selected to receive the 2019 Joe A. Callaway Award presented by the Actors' Equity Foundation. The award, honoring the best performance in a professional production of a classic play (one written prior to World War ll) in the New York metropolitan area, will be presented at Actors' Equity Association's Eastern Regional Membership Meeting at 2 pm on Monday January 13, 2020 at the Equity offices, 165 West 46th Street in New York. The announcement was made by Judy Rice, President of the Foundation, and Joan Glazer, Managing Director.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016
The Mint Theater has begun performances for the World Premiere of Yours Unfaithfully by Miles Malleson, an 'un-Romantic Comedy' about the price of free love. Performances began last night, December 27th, at The Beckett Theater at Theatre Row, and continue through February 18th. Opening Night is set for January 26th. Yours Unfaithfully was published in 1933 but never produced, making Mint's production a very belated World Premiere. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016
The Mint Theater, currently enjoying the extended run of the acclaimed A Day by the Sea will follow that with the World Premiere of Yours Unfaithfully by Miles Malleson, an 'un-Romantic Comedy' about the price of free love.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016
The Mint Theater will follow the extended run of the acclaimed A Day by the Sea with the World Premiere of Yours Unfaithfully by Miles Malleson, an "un-Romantic Comedy" about the price of free love. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016
The award-winning East Lynne Theater Company of Cape May, NJ has announced complete casting for S. N. Behrman's effervescent 1932 comedy, Biography.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016
A friendly reminder! There is just one more week to see the Tony Award-winning production of the National Theatre's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time before it closes on Broadway Sunday, September 4 at the Barrymore Theatre, 243 West 47th Street.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015
Beginning September 8, the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit MATILDA THE MUSICAL will welcome Natalie Venetia Belcon as Mrs. Phelps, Allison Case as Miss Honey, Rick Holmes as Mr. Wormwood, and Amy Spanger as Mrs. Wormwood. They join a principal cast that features Christopher Sieber as Miss Trunchbull, and the four girls sharing the title role: Mattea Conforti, Rileigh McDonald, Mimi Ryder, and Alexandra Vlachos.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015
In the new play 'LUNT AND FONTANNE: THE CELESTIALS OF BROADWAY,' playwright and actor Mark E. Lang unites with his wife of twelve years, Alison Murphy to celebrate The Lunts and examine their lives, their work and their legacy... to dig beneath their public personae and discover the all-too-real and sometimes fragile personalities beneath.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015
Lookingglass Theatre Company presents In the Room, a special event developed by Lookingglass Ensemble member Joey Slotnick and artistic collaborators Lauren Katz and Jim Dennen. In the Room will be presented for three nights only, tonight, April 30 - May 2, 2015 at 9:00pm at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson.
by Meet the Cast - Apr 25, 2017
John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train), Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy'), directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), officially opens tonight, April 25, at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Below, get to know the cast before they take their opening bows!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 23, 2015
The Visit, the final musical ever by legendary Tony Award-winning duo John Kander and Fred Ebb, celebrates its official opening tonight, April 23, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch a sneak preview of the show!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015
Lookingglass Theatre Company presents In the Room, a special event developed by Lookingglass Ensemble member Joey Slotnick and artistic collaborators Lauren Katz and Jim Dennen.  In the Room will be presented for three nights only, April 30 - May 2, 2015 at 9:00pm at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson.