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Reg Rogers to Lead New Translation of Ibsen's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE at Yale Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2017-18 season with An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, newly translated from the Norwegian by Paul Walsh, directed by James Bundy, October 6-October 28 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 12. (more...)

Cast Complete for PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS, Starring Denise Gough at St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse continues its rich history of partnering with the UK's foremost theaters and theater makers, presenting the American Premiere of the National Theatre/Headlong production of Duncan Macmillan's People, Places & Things. Directed by Jeremy Herrin, the production was one of last season's must-see shows in the West End, following a hugely successful run at the National. Casting is now complete for the American Premiere at St. Ann's. (more...)

OFF THE METER, ON THE RECORD to Make World Premiere at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced the world premiere of OFF THE METER, ON THE RECORD, written and performed by John McDonagh (Producer of "Radio Free Eireann"). Directed by Ciaran O'Reilly (The Emperor Jones), OFF THE METER, ON THE RECORD begins performances on October 6, 2017 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the W. Scott McLucas Studio Stage, with an opening night set for October 17, 2017, and will run through November 5, 2017. (more...)

THE HOME PLACE Begins Tonight at Irish Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre the New York Premiere of Brian Friel's The Home Place. Directed by Charlotte Moore (Finian's Rainbow), The Home Place begins tonight, September 27, 2017, and opens on Sunday October 8, 2017 for a limited run through November 19, 2017 on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). (more...)

Irish Rep's Immersive THE DEAD, 1904 Slates Off-Broadway Return
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre and Dot Dot Productions, in association with The American Irish Historical Society, have announced the return of THE DEAD, 1904. (more...)

Casting Announced for the Lyric Hammersmith's Panto JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces casting for its Christmas panto, Jack and the Beanstalk. With plenty of magic beans, a loveable cow, an enormous beanstalk, a gigantic giant and a massive adventure, this year's panto looks set to be the biggest ever. (more...)

OFF THE METER, ON THE RECORD Makes World Premiere Tonight at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of OFF THE METER, ON THE RECORD, written and performed by John McDonagh (Producer of 'Radio Free Eireann'). (more...)

Reg Rogers-Led AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Begins Tonight at Yale Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2017-18 season with An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, newly translated from the Norwegian by Paul Walsh, directed by James Bundy, tonight, October 6, through October 28 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 12. (more...)

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Radio Play to Return to Irish Rep for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, adapted by Anthony Palermo (Scrooge & Marley). Directed by Charlotte Moore (The Home Place), IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE begins performances on November 29, 2017 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the W. Scott McLucas Studio Stage, with an opening night set for December 3, 2017, and will run through December 31, 2017. (more...)

Peter Wight and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor Join THE BIRTHDAY PARTY; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

Sonia Friedman Productions has just announced full casting for Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party. (more...)

Cast Complete for West End Transfer of John McCrea-Led EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Full casting has been announced for the West End transfer of Everybody's Talking About Jamie, directed by Jonathan Butterell and written by Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae, which will play a limited season at the Apollo Theatre from Monday 6 November following a critically acclaimed run at Sheffield Crucible. (more...)

Irish Rep Extends THE HOME PLACE and 'OFF THE METER' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre announced today extensions of both of their current productions, the New York premiere of Brian Friel's THE HOME PLACE, and the world premiere of OFF THE METER, ON THE RECORD, written and performed by John McDonagh (Producer of 'Radio Free Eireann'). (more...)

Lyric Hammersmith's 2018 Season to Feature New Adaptations, Innovative Shakespeare Staging, and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

Today the Lyric Hammersmith announces their 2018 Season comprising a new adaptation, an innovative Shakespeare staging, a major festival production, a stunning revival, an award-winning contemporary opera and a brand new dance production (more...)

Denise Gough's PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Opens Tonight at St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse's already extended American Premiere of the National Theatre/Headlong production of Duncan Macmillan's People, Places & Things, directed by Jeremy Herrin, opens tonight, October 25, for a run through December 3, 2017. (more...)

Darren Donohue's DUAL CATS WITH ONE CRAYFISH Gets Reading Today at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre begins its 12th season of the New Works Reading Series with a staged reading of Darren Donohue's play DUAL CATS WITH ONE CRAYFISH. (more...)

Denise Gough's PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Extends at St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse, responding to extraordinary popular demand, has extended the American Premiere of the National Theatre/Headlong production of Duncan Macmillan's People, Places & Things, directed by Jeremy Herrin, to December 3. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Lyric Hammersmith's Christmas Panto JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith announces the full casting for its Christmas panto, Jack and the Beanstalk, co-directed by Artistic Director, Sean Holmes and Jude Christian, an Artistic Associate of the Lyric. (more...)

OFF THE METER, ON THE RECORD Premieres Tonight at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of OFF THE METER, ON THE RECORD, written and performed by John McDonagh (Producer of 'Radio Free Eireann'). (more...)

Darren Donohue's DUAL CATS WITH ONE CRAYFISH Gets Reading at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre begins its 12th season of the New Works Reading Series with a staged reading of Darren Donohue's play DUAL CATS WITH ONE CRAYFISH. (more...)

Poetry, Barney Rosset Documentary and Atlantic Salmon Highlight Irish Rep's 2017 Special Events
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre announced today three upcoming special events for the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). (more...)

Reg Rogers-Led AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Opens Tonight at Yale Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2017-18 season with An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, newly translated from the Norwegian by Paul Walsh, directed by James Bundy, now through October 28 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is tonight, October 12. (more...)

Aaron Gaines to Star in IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE at Irish Rep; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced full casting for IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, adapted by Anthony Palermo (Scrooge & Marley). Directed by Charlotte Moore (The Home Place), IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE begins performances on November 29, 2017 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the W. Scott McLucas Studio Stage, with an opening night set for December 3, 2017, and will run through December 31, 2017. (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...)

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Returns to Irish Rep for the Holidays Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, adapted by Anthony Palermo (Scrooge & Marley). Directed by Charlotte Moore (The Home Place), IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE begins performances tonight, November 29, 2017 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the W. Scott McLucas Studio Stage, with an opening night set for December 3, 2017, and will run through December 31, 2017. (more...)

Ed Asner and Kate Burton To Star In THE SOAP MYTH East Coast Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

Seven time Emmy Award-winner Ed Asner and three time Emmy Award and Tony Award-nominee Kate Burton will star in a two-week East Coast tour of concert readings of Jeff Cohen's play The Soap Myth. The readings, which will be directed by Pam Berlin and will also feature Ned Eisenberg & Blair Baker, will serve as a tribute to International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The tour will begin on Monday, January 22, 2018 in Miami Beach Florida, and will conclude on Thursday, February 1 at Hofstra University on Long Island. (more...)

Alfred Molina to Return to RED, Aidan Turner to Lead THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE for Michael Grandage Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

With their production of Labour of Love about to complete its run, the Michael Grandage Company (MGC) today announces two new productions for 2018 - Red by John Logan, and The Lieutenant of Inishmore by Martin McDonagh, both directed by the company's Artistic Director Michael Grandage. (more...)

English Touring Theatre Sets 2018 Dates for Extended Tour of Conor McPherson's THE WEIR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2017

English Touring Theatre today announces additional tour dates of their production of Conor McPherson's Olivier Award-winning play The Weir, co-produced with Mercury Theatre Colchester. (more...)

Sean Holmes Announces His Departure From The Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces that Sean Holmes will step down in October 2018, after almost a decade as Artistic Director and Joint Chief Executive. Sean joined the Lyric in January 2009. (more...)

BWW Interview: Dermot Crowley Talks TRANSLATIONS
by Rona Kelly - May 5, 2018

Translations is currently in rehearsals at the National Theatre, ahead of its first major revival on the London stage. This not only marks actor Dermot Crowley's fourth time appearing in the play, but also over four decades of working at the National. Catching up over a lunch break, Dermot tells us just what it is that makes him want to return both to the play and the National again, and shares his advice on playing the Olivier. (more...)

Irish Rep Announces 2018 Gala ALAN JAY LERNER: A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION Featuring Jeremy Irons and More
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director, and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) proudly presents ALAN JAY LERNER: A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION, this season's Gala Benefit production, on Monday, June 4th at 7 PM at The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street, NYC). The evening will honor the extraordinary contributions of Irish Rep board member Tina Santi Flaherty, reflecting her many years of leadership support of the theatre. (more...)

SUMMER SHORTS, America's Short Play Festival, Returns To The Arsht Center! Begins May 31
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

???????City Theatre (@citytheatremia) and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (@arshtcenter) are proud to present SUMMER SHORTS, America's Short Play Festival. Playing May 31-July 1, 2018 in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House) and led by City Theatre Artistic Director Margaret M. Ledford, SUMMER SHORTS is an annual theatrical celebration that showcases the diversity of Miami through a variety of new short plays and musicals. (more...)

Irish Rep Announces Special Events for Coming This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) announced today two upcoming special events Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). (more...)

The Festival Theatre Presents Exclusive Scottish Dates Of Explosive Political Drama THIS HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

The Festival Theatre is delighted to present the exclusive Scottish dates of James Graham's critically acclaimed and prescient political drama THIS HOUSE. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to the Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

Matthew Warchus' big-hearted, smash hit production of Charles Dickens' immortal classic A Christmas Carol returns to The Old Vic opening on 5 December, with previews from 27 November, joyously adapted for the stage by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child). (more...)

BWW Review: THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS, Lyric Hammersmith
by Alistair Wilkinson - Mar 21, 2018

A young girl in a football tee steps on stage and begins to sing a melodic tune. Her voice is angelic, lulling you into a fall sense of comfort - until she begins to choke on herself, coughing up copious amounts of blood. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS at the Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Following a sell-out season at The Abbey Theatre as part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the 1916 Easter Rising, as well as a successful Irish and US tour, The Plough and the Stars comes to the Lyric Hammersmith as a co-production with The Abbey Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal For THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS at the Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Following a sell-out season at the Abbey Theatre as part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the 1916 Easter Rising, as well as a successful Irish and US tour, The Plough and the Stars comes to the Lyric Hammersmith as a co-production with the Abbey Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Irish Rep Celebrates Alan Jay Lerner at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Irish Repertory Theatre recently celebrated ALAN JAY LERNER: A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION, this season's Gala Benefit production, on Monday, June 4th. The evening honored the extraordinary contributions of Irish Rep board member Tina Santi Flaherty, reflecting her many years of leadership support of the theatre. (more...)

Corcadorca Return With A New Site-Specific Production For Cork Midsummer Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

What if we all knew at what age we were going to die - how would this change us as individuals and as a society? The Numbered is an engaging and thought-provoking play by Elias Canetti. Reuniting the award-winning design team from the 2017 festival hit, Far Away, including Mel Mercier, Aedin Cosgrove and Paul Keogan, The Numbered sees Corcadorca return to Cork's iconic Fitzgerald's Park where they staged the acclaimed production A Midsummer's Nights Dream in 2001. (more...)

English Touring Theatre Sets 2018 Dates for Extended Tour of Conor McPherson's THE WEIR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

English Touring Theatre today announces additional tour dates of their production of Conor McPherson's Olivier Award-winning play The Weir, co-produced with Mercury Theatre Colchester. (more...)

DISCO PIGS Extends Run At Irish Rep; Performances Now Through 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciar n O'Reilly, Producing Director) and Tara Finney Productions announced today a two-week extension of the 20th Anniversary Production of Enda Walsh's breakthrough play DISCO PIGS. Directed by John Haidar (Last of the Boys), DISCO PIGS began performances on January 5, 2018 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, and officially opened on January 9, 2018. Originally scheduled to run through February 18, DISCO PIGS will now play through March 4, 2018.Tickets are on sale through Irish Rep's box office at 212-727-2737 or online at www.irishrep.org. (more...)

Michael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

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...)

Full Casting Announced for Martin McDonagh's THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

MGC has announced the full casting for Michael Grandage's production of Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant of Inishmore which opens at the No l Coward Theatre on 4 July, with previews from 23 June and runs until 8 September. Joining Aidan Turner (Padraic) completing the all Irish cast are Denis Conway (Donny), Will Irvine (Christy), Brian Martin (James), Daryl McCormack (Brendan) Julian Moore-Cook (Joey), Charlie Murphy (Mairead), and Chris Walley (Davey). (more...)

THIS HOUSE Comes to Festival Theatre Edinburgh
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

James Graham's critically acclaimed and prescient political drama THIS HOUSE which played to sold-out houses at the National Theatre, Chichester Festival Theatre and in the West End will begin its first ever national tour at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds 22 February 10 March 2018 before touring the UK with exclusive Scottish dates at Festival Theatre Edinburgh (27 - 31 March). The tour is supported by the Arts Council of England Grants for the Arts. (more...)

Casting Announced for THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

Following a sell-out season at the Abbey Theatre as part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the 1916 Easter Rising, as well as a successful Irish and US tour, The Plough and the Stars comes to the Lyric Hammersmith as a co-production with the Abbey Theatre. (more...)

The National Theatre's MACBETH Leads March's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Feb 28, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Shakespeare and Tennessee Williams to a new epic and a lush romance, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features! (more...)

An Epic Returns: Meet the Cast of ANGELS IN AMERICA- Now in Previews!
by Danielle Gutierrez - Feb 25, 2018

The epic story returns. Tony Kushner's two-part play, ANGELS IN AMERICA makes its way back to Broadway tonight! A cast led by Tony nominee Andrew Garfield and two-time Tony winner Nathan Lane will begin previews tonight at the Neil Simon Theatre with Part 1: Millennium Approaches. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting for THE WAY OF THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for James Macdonald's new revival of William Congreve's Restoration comedy masterpiece The Way of The World. Haydn Gwynne will be playing the role of Lady Wishfort, replacing Linda Bassett who has sadly had to withdraw from the production before the start of rehearsals for personal reasons. (more...)

Conor McPherson's THE WEIR Announces Exclusive Scottish Dates
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

English Touring Theatre presents the touring production of Conor McPherson's Olivier Award-winning play The Weir, co-produced with Mercury Theatre Colchester, with exclusive Scottish dates at King's Theatre Edinburgh, Tue 20 to Sat 24 Feb 2018. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces 2018 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Artistic Director Josie Rourke said, "I'm delighted to announce two new productions at the Donmar, joining the previously announced THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, for my penultimate season, with all three directed by women. (more...)

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