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TFANA Presents Simon Godwin's New Staging of MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) is pleased to announce casting for British director Simon Godwin's new staging of Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare's dark comedy about justice, faith, power, sex, and family. The production, which marks Godwin's first time directing Shakespeare for an American company, runs June 17 - July 16 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place) in the Brooklyn Cultural District. (more...)


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Oregon Shakespeare Festival NOONS SERIES Returns 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has unveiled its June/July Summer Festival Noons schedule, which features a wide variety of opportunities to engage on a deeper level with the OSF company and the works on our stages, six days a week. (more...)


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by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

CUNY TV will salute the upcoming 2017 Tony Awards with a new TONY Preview Special on ARTS IN THE CITY, plus a new 2017 TONY Predictions episode and a new TONY Time Critics panel, both on THEATER TALK. In addition, CUNY TV will present a marathon showing of THEATER TALK 2016-17 episodes and other programs related to this year's Tony nominees - all leading up to 8pm on June 11 when the annual TONY AWARDS Ceremony begins on CBS. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

CUNY TV will salute the upcoming 2017 Tony Awards with a new TONY Preview Special on ARTS IN THE CITY, plus a new 2017 TONY Predictions episode and a new TONY Time Critics panel, both on THEATER TALK. In addition, CUNY TV will present a marathon showing of THEATER TALK 2016-17 episodes and other programs related to this year's Tony nominees - all leading up to 8pm on June 11 when the annual TONY AWARDS Ceremony begins on CBS. (more...)

CUNY TV to Salute 2017 Tony Awards with Tonys Weekend Marathon
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

CUNY TV will salute the upcoming 2017 Tony Awards with a new TONY Preview Special on ARTS IN THE CITY, plus a new 2017 TONY Predictions episode and a new TONY Time Critics panel, both on THEATER TALK. In addition, CUNY TV will present a marathon showing of THEATER TALK 2016-17 episodes and other programs related to this year's Tony nominees - all leading up to 8pm on June 11 when the annual TONY AWARDS Ceremony begins on CBS. (more...)

Drumsound & Bassline Smith Release The Odyssey VIP on Prototype Recordings
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

A legendary figurehead within drum & bass, Grooverider set up his genre defining Prototype Recordings label in 1993 and since then it's remained one of the genre's pillars. (more...)

TCG Announces 27th National Conference Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, announces that at the 27th TCG National Conference: Full Circle in Portland, OR, from June 8-10, the following awards will be presented. (more...)

Benefit Performance of KISS to Raise Funds for Refugees
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Odyssey Theatre Ensemble has scheduled an additional performance of the company's currently running production, Kiss, to raise funds for refugees, immigrants and displaced American families. All proceeds from the performance on Wednesday, June 14 at 8 p.m. will go to Santa Ana-based TIYYA Foundation. (more...)

Photo Flash: Odyssey Theatre Revives Powerful Musical Revue JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Naughty, funny, dark and romantic: Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents a revival of Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, the off-Broadway hit by Eric Blau and Mort Shuman that introduced American audiences to the Belgian singer-songwriter known as the "Bob Dylan of France." Director Dan Fishbach and musical director Anthony Lucca helm Jacques Brel… for a July 1 opening at The Odyssey, where it will continue through Aug. 27. (more...)

Gainesville Theatre Alliance Announces the 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Tickets go on sale July 1 for Gainesville Theatre Alliance's 38th season, which explores Indian jungles, small-town Americana, and the Grecian high seas (more...)

Daniel Reece, Michael Boatman, Kevin Cahoon, Meredith Garretson, Paul Whitty and More Line Up for Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of an exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood! (more...)

Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT, Jerry Springer Opera Highlight The New Group's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The New Group has announced four productions for its 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

TREVOR the Musical Gearing Up for World Premiere at Chicago's Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

As previously announced, Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, opens its 2017/18 season with the World Premiere of TREVOR the musical. (more...)

Backstage Romance, Political Intrigue and Fast-Paced Fun Hits North Coast Rep in AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

North Coast Repertory Theatre closes Season 35 with the San Diego premiere of AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE, an uproarious comedy about a bohemian theatre troupe appearing in an Eastern European police state. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 6/2 - Margaritaville and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 6/2 - Margaritaville and More! (more...)

Carmen Cusack, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Matthew Morrison, Vanessa Williams, Solea Pfeiffer and More Set for SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM at The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The Hollywood Bowl has announced the cast and creative team for a benefit performance of SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, conceived and directed on Broadway by James Lapine. (more...)

BWW Review: EAST OF THE SUN at CirqueLouis
by Keith Waits - Jun 14, 2017

As the traditional circus format has faded more from view, the 'cirque' idea has adopted a higher profile. Cirque de Soleil is an international juggernaut, a cross between dance and human acrobatics presented with a layer of glitzy showmanship, that occupies rare territory in the world of theatre. But more and more smaller, local companies have sprung up around the U.S. CirqueLouis brings this idea to Louisville, a fresh approach to narrative storytelling on a larger scale than most companies. (more...)

Cast Complete for Iris Theatre's Open-Air Production of MACBETH at Covent Garden
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Final casting is revealed today for Iris Theatre's 10th anniversary immersive production of Macbeth, joining the previously announced David Hywel Baynes, who has returned from the US to star as Macbeth following his Best Actor Offie Award-nominated tour-de-force as King Richard in Richard III, also for Iris Theatre. (more...)

Celebrate Women's Rights and Abolition Reforms with New Musical SENECA FALLS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2017

The Open Eye Theater in Margaretville, New York, will celebrate the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in New York State with a new play, 'Seneca Falls,' to debut July 20. Written by Karen Howes, with music by Elliot Sokolov, the play traces the beginnings of the Suffragette movement from 1848 to 1882. (more...)

Boho Theatre Presents One-Night Only Cabaret THE ODYSSEY YEARS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

BoHo Theatre is excited to announce a one-night only cabaret benefit on Tuesday, July 25, at Stage 773. This night of songs and stories will explore the idea of "The Odyssey Years," that period in life between leaving home or school and settling down into a permanent life, a time when young people are experimenting and searching for the person who they will eventually become. (more...)

RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS WITH BILLY HAYES Sets Record Straight at Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

West Coast premiere of Riding the Midnight Express with Billy Hayes - Billy Hayes recounts the true story of his arrest in 1970 at the Istanbul airport with two kilos of hashish taped to his body, his time in Turkish prisons and his brazen, harrowing escape from Imrali Island prison in the dead of night. (more...)

The Public Theater's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Alight at the Delacorte Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

A friendly reminder! The Public Theater will begin previews for the second Free Shakespeare in the Park production of the season, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, on Tuesday, July 11. Directed by Obie Award winner and The Public's Founder of Public Works and Resident Director Lear deBessonet, and choreography by Chase Brock, the show will run through Sunday, August 13 and officially open on Monday, July 31. (more...)

Sharr White's STUPID KID to Premiere at Road Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The Road Theatre Company and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, present the first show of its 2017-2018 season, the world premiere of STUPID KID, written by acclaimed playwright Sharr White (The Other Place) and directed by Cameron Watson (Cat on A Hot Tin Roof). (more...)

Courtney Love and Todd Almond at Provincetown's Crown & Anchor, 8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

On August 5 at 7:00 p.m., producer Rick Murray will present one of the most influential figures in contemporary popular culture, rock legend and actress Courtney Love, who will sit down with Kevin Sessums for an intimate evening of conversation and performance.  Love will be joined by her collaborator and friend, composer Todd Almond, with whom she shares a unique artistic alchemy.  (more...)

Rebecca Naomi Jones, Shaina Taub and More to Lead Public Works' AS YOU LIKE IT Musical at the Delacorte
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Public Theater will kick off the 2017-18 season in September with a free Public Works musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's As You Like It, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery, with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub, and the company has just been announced! (more...)

PLAYWRIGHTS' REVOLUTION Comes to Capital Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

As a part of its mission to develop new plays and playwrights, Capital Stage presents its ninth annual new works festival PLAYWRIGHTS REVOLUTION. This year Capital Stage's reading committee reviewed over 350 script submissions from playwrights across the world. This week's festival features the four finalists. From July 25 - 28 these plays will be presented at staged readings by local professional actors and directors at the Capital Stage studios in the E. Claire Raley Studios for the Performing Arts. Capital Stage invites you to be a part of the development of the world's newest plays! (more...)

Honda Civic Tour with OneRepublic Hits the Road for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Fans and foodies rejoice! One of summer's most anticipated concert tours, the Honda Civic Tour (HondaCivicTour.com), is in full swing with multi-platinum-band OneRepublic featuring special guests Fitz and the Tantrums and James Arthur and is all set to add the new Civic Tour City Flavor pop-up food & music experience at select Civic Tour concert venues. (more...)

Laugh Out Loud with ARSENIC AND OLD LACE at the Odyssey
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Two murderous old ladies, a Theodore Roosevelt impersonator, a Boris Karloff look-alike and a theater critic in love. Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents a revival of Joseph Kesserling's infectiously funny black comedy Arsenic and Old Lace. Directed by Elina de Santos, opening night is August 19 at The Odyssey Theatre. (more...)

THE TWILIGHT ZONE, Mike Bartlett Premiere and More Slated for Almeida Theatre's New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold said: 'We are thrilled to present three major new productions at the Almeida, including two world premieres and one rare revival. Spanning the Atlantic and beyond, this season is a timely and limitless interrogation into contemporary cultural anxieties and the power we have over our own lives.' (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for HAMLET at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, one of the greatest plays ever written. The Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein returns to the outdoor festival stage, with a cast featuring some of the nation's finest classical actors, to bring Shakespeare's iconic play to life. Revenge thriller, ghost story, psychological drama, political epic, and family saga, all packed in one, with unforgettable characters, theatrical masterstrokes, and world-famous lines. The Prince of Denmark comes home from college to find his father dead, his mother remarried to his uncle, and a spine-chilling apparition roaming the palace grounds. Hamlet plays August 6 - September 10, 2017, in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Previews run August 6-11, with opening night on Saturday, August 12 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are on sale now to the general public. (more...)

Manchester Set To Stage English Premiere Of TITANICDANCE This September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The Palace Theatre in Manchester will stage the hotly-anticipated English Premiere of the new hit Irish Dance Musical sensation TitanicDance this September. (more...)

BWW Review: JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS Is Revived & Well At The Odyssey
by Gil Kaan - Jul 10, 2017

JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS receives a first-rate mounting with a cast of powerful singer/actors, backed by a nimble four-piece musical ensemble, and directed and staged with ingenuity of movement that complement the Jacques Brel tales being performed. These Jacques Brel songs serve as little nuggets, little gems of short stories. Dan Fishbach ably directs this revival of Eric Blau and Mort Shuman, stringing these 24 gems so nicely together. (more...)

Theatrical Adaptation of DREAMING IN CUBAN in Development
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Cristina Garcia is officially adapting her award-winning novel, Dreaming in Cuban, for theatrical production. She is collaborating with Adrian Alexander Alea, who most recently assistant directed The Public Theater's A Midsummer Night's Dream, to direct and produce this most anticipated piece. (more...)

Open Fist Presents Shattering Comedy WALKING TO BUCHENWALD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Two couples learn what it means to be American in a world that no longer admires the U.S. Open Fist Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Walking To Buchenwald, a protean comedy with shocking consequences by Tom Jacobson.Roderick Menzies directs for a Sept. 9 opening atAtwater Village Theatre. (more...)

Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! Extends Again at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

The Old Globe today announced that due to popular demand, the exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood! has now extended again, through September 10! This is the second and final extension for the hit show, which previously announced a one-week addition through September 3. The production plays in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Single tickets start at $45 and are on sale now. (more...)

London Bridge City Summer Festival to Host Free Open-Air Theatre Performance of THE ODYSSEY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

London's largest free festival, the London Bridge City Summer Festival, will play host to a free open-air performance of Homer's Greek epic, The Odyssey. (more...)

Single Tickets Now Available for American Conservatory Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Carey Perloff announced today that single tickets for A.C.T.'s 2017-18 subscription season are now available. Filled with vital, brave, and imaginative storytelling that unites vigorous, highly theatrical works with a stunning gathering of contemporary artists, A.C.T.'s 2017-18 season features William Shakespeare's Hamlet, starring Obie Award winner and 2017 Tony Award nominee John Douglas Thompson in the title role, joined by stage and screen star Carl Lumbly; Bess Wohl's critically acclaimed comedy Small Mouth Sounds; Harold Pinter's classic drama The Birthday Party; Qui Nguyen's irreverent new comedy Vietgone; Simon Stephens's new hit play Heisenberg; and Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks's Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3), an epic, music-infused take on The Odyssey set against the backdrop of the Civil War. Closing out the 2017-18 season will be the world-premiere musical A Walk on the Moon, based on the 1999 movie of the same name. Single tickets for all shows start at $15 and are available now by calling the A.C.T. Box Office at 415.749.2228 or online at www.act-sf.org. (more...)

PLEASE EXCUSE MY DEAR AUNT SALLY Gets West Coast Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

A funny, sad, lyrical and highly original coming of age story from emerging playwright Kevin Armento features an unconventional narrator: the phone belonging to a troubled teen. Working Barn Productions presents the West Coast premiere of New York Times "Critic's Pick" Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally, directed by Peter Richards. The visiting production opens at The Odyssey Theatre on Sept. 16. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast and Creative Team for Hansol Jung's WILD GOOSE DREAMS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of Wild Goose Dreams, by Hansol Jung, directed by Leigh Silverman, running September 5 - October 1 (press opening: Sunday, September 10) in the Mandell Weiss Forum. (more...)

THE DANCE OF DEATH: Ron Sossi Directs Conor McPherson's Visceral Version at Odyssey
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Deliciously dark, relentlessly brutal, fiercely funny. Lizzy Kimball, Darrell Larson and Jeff LeBeau form three points of a treacherous triangle in Conor McPherson's new version of The Dance of Death by August Strindberg. Ron Sossi directs for a Sept. 23 opening at Odyssey Theatre Ensemble. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017 - BWW Review: THE PATCHWORK ODYSSEY, Assembly Roxy
by Amy Hanson - Aug 16, 2017

The Odyssey is one of the most iconic stories of all time, telling the tale of Odysseus' long and epic journey home from the Trojan War.  This engaging take on it from Dutch company Patchwork Theatre offers the chance to see the Greek tale in several new ways. (more...)

Public Works Seattle: Groundbreaking Program Announced At Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Seattle Repertory Theatre has announced details for Public Works Seattle, a groundbreaking community engagement and participatory theatre initiative aimed at creating theatre of the people, by the people, and for the people of the region. Adapted from the nationally recognized model built by New York City's prestigious the Public Theater, the program seeks to engage audiences in new ways by making them creators and not just spectators. (more...)

The Contemporary Theater Company presents AN ILIAD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Iliad and The Odyssey, attributed to Homer, are among the oldest stories we have. Their tales are timeless - how war tears us apart, and the difficulty of putting life together after. An Iliad, Homer's work brought to life by a modern storyteller in a one-man show, brings the Greeks and Romans to the stage of the Contemporary Theater Company this fall. (more...)

Photo Exclusive: First Look at THE ODYSSEY at The Scoop
by Roy Tan - Aug 11, 2017

Ancient Greece's greatest epic story The Odyssey comes to London this summer as a thrilling 3-part open-air theatre experience played out in The Scoop amphitheatre overlooking Tower Bridge - and it's completely free. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at the cast below! (more...)

Chicago Actress Mariann Mayberry Passes Away at 52
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today that ensemble member of 24 years Mariann Mayberry passed away this morning after a long, private battle with cancer. She left the world peacefully in the company of family and friends who love her deeply. (more...)

Magic Theatre Celebrates the Life of Playwright-in-Residence Sam Shepard
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright Sam Shepard passed away on Thursday, July 27 of complications from ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). Shepard spent a decade as playwright-in-residence at San Francisco's Magic Theatre, where he premiered his masterworks Buried Child (Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 1979), True West (1980), and Fool for Love (1983, starring Ed Harris and Kathy Baker). Shepard returned to Magic in 2000 to direct the world premiere of his new work The Late Henry Moss, starring Sean Penn, Woody Harrelson, and Cheech Marin. (more...)

Review Roundup: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Starring Annaleigh Ashford, Danny Burstein, and More at Shakespeare in the Park
by Review Roundups - Aug 1, 2017

The Public Theater is currently presenting its Free Shakespeare in the Park production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, directed by Lear deBessonet with choreography by Chase Brock. The show officially opened last night, Monday, July 31 and runs through Sunday, August 13. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Siren
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 1, 2017

BWW speaks to David Elms of Siren ahead of its run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

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