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Hong Kong Repertory Theatre Presents PRINCIPLE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

What happens when two people follow contrasting principles and neither is willing to back off? Principle takes the audience on a thought-provoking journey on education and justice through a drama created by the differences between a new school principal who wants everything to be carried out by the books and a veteran vice principal who believes that discretions should be exercised on compassionate grounds. Written by Ivan Kwok, Principle was nominated the Best Script at The Hong Kong Theatre Libre when it was premiered in 2017. This current 2018 production will be directed by Fong Chun Kit and a new cast including Lui Si Lan, Ko Hon Man, Chris Sun, Wong Suet Ip and Poon Tai Ming, to be performed at the Hong Kong City Hall Theatre from 9 - 25 November with tickets available at URBTIX. (more...)

Raul Esparza to Lead Classic Stage Company's THE RESISTABLE RISE OF ARTURO UI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Classic Stage Company announces the full cast for The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Bertolt Brecht's unsettlingly timeless work, which kicks off CSC's 2018-2019 season on October 30, with rehearsals beginning this week. (more...)

Brief 9/19: Brandon Uranowitz Joins THE BAND'S VISIT, Raul Esparza Returns to the Stage, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Sep 19, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Brandon Uranowitz will join the company of The Band's Visit, Raul Esparza will return to the New York stage, and more! (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Casting For The Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Shakespeare's Globe has announced casting for the Winter Season 2018, its plans for a year-long cycle of history plays from February 2019, and Globe Associates, to include Sean Holmes, who is to become Associate Artistic Director. (more...)

Raul Esparza Will Star in Classic Stage Company's THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Classic Stage Company will begin its 2018-2019 season with an unsettlingly timeless work: Bertolt Brecht's allegorical depiction of the rise of fascism, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. Today CSC announced that four-time Tony Award nominee and Law and Order: SVU alum Raul Esparza will star as the Al Capone-like, Hitler-paralleling Arturo Ui in this production. (more...)

Casting Announced For Revival Of HONOUR At Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Henry Goodman, Imogen Stubbs and Katie Brayben have been confirmed to star in Joanna Murray-Smith's compelling drama Honour at Park Theatre. With a cast boasting three Olivier Awards between them,?Honour?paints an unflinching portrait of what happens when a secure marriage suddenly stalls, and when the opportunity arises for one life to be revived at the expense of another. (more...)

CSC Names Longtime Home The Lynn F. Angelson Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Classic Stage Company (CSC; Artistic Director, John Doyle) today announces that its singular home at 136 East 13th Street will be named the Lynn F. Angelson Theater, for its most devoted supporter and long-standing board chair. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 31, 2018
by - Oct 31, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 31 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 30, 2018
by - Oct 30, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 29, 2018
by - Oct 29, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Full Cast Announced For The World Première Of APPROACHING EMPTY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Kiln Theatre, Tamasha and Live Theatre today announce the full cast for the world premiere of Ishy Din's Approaching Empty in a first-time creative collaboration for the three companies. Pooja Ghai directs Kammy Darweish (Mansha), Rina Fatania (Sameena), Karan Gill (Shazad), Nicholas Khan (Raf), Nicholas Prasad (Sully) and Maanuv Thiara (Tany). The production opens at Kiln Theatre on 14 January, with previews from 9 January, and runs until 2 February. Following performances at Kiln Theatre, the production tours to Live Theatre, Newcastle; Tron Theatre, Glasgow; Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh; Derby Theatre; Belgrade Theatre, Coventry; Curve, Leicester; Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch, and Coliseum Theatre, Oldham. (more...)

CSC Offers Election Night Ticket Discount For THE RESISTABLE RISE OF ARTURO UI Starring Raul Esparza
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Classic Stage Company will offer discounted tickets to the Election Night (November 6) performance of Bertolt Brecht's unsettlingly timeless The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. (more...)

Mariah MacCarthy's HONORS STUDENTS Opens This Week At The Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

Kora and Minnie are best friends. And honors students. (Duh.) They are as smart as they are mischievous. And yes they are plotting a scheme involving a lot of money and a little blood. But when their volatile relationship is threatened by Minnie's friendship with awkward YouTube sensation Megan, all bets are off. In the tradition of Heathers and The Virgin Suicides, Mariah MacCarthy's new play Honors Students asks one question: Who will survive? (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 10/24: FUNNY GIRL Revival Details, Glimpse at MARY POPPINS RETURNS, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Oct 24, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Rosie O'Donnell reveals more details on the potential Funny Girl revival, get a glimpse at Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt in Mary Poppins Returns, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents BACK TO METHUSELAH Part One
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 23, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) continued its season on October 22nd with Bernard Shaw's Back to Methuselah (Part 1). (more...)

Mariah MacCarthy's HONORS STUDENTS Opens Next Week At The Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Kora and Minnie are best friends. And honors students. (Duh.) They are as smart as they are mischievous. And yes they are plotting a scheme involving a lot of money and a little blood. But when their volatile relationship is threatened by Minnie's friendship with awkward YouTube sensation Megan, all bets are off. In the tradition of Heathers and The Virgin Suicides, Mariah MacCarthy's new play Honors Students asks one question: Who will survive? (more...)

Brendan Coyle To Star In A Revival Of Conor McPherson's ST. NICHOLAS At Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Goodman Theatre adds to its 2018/2019 Season a limited engagement of St. Nicholas-an internationally-acclaimed major revival by London's Donmar Warehouse of Conor McPherson's 1997 intimate thriller, directed by Simon Evans. The monologue play stars Olivier Award-winning actor Brendan Coyle ("Mr. Bates" of the smash sensation Downton Abbey, for which he earned an Emmy Award nomination) in "a superlative, mesmerizing performance that's simply not to be missed" (The Arts Review). The U.S. premiere, which appears in the Goodman's 350-seat flexible Owen Theatre, follows two acclaimed recent appearances at the Donmar Warehouse and the Dublin Theatre Festival. The creative team includes Peter McKintosh (Set), Matt Daw (Lighting) and Christopher Shutt (Sound). Goodman Theatre's limited engagement of St. Nicholas appears January 9 - 27, 2019 in the Owen Theatre (170 N. Dearborn). Tickets are available now ONLY with the purchase of a new Classic Membership (4-play packages start at $80). Individual tickets ($25 - $60; subject to change) go on sale Friday, November 9. For tickets and more information, visit GoodmanTheatre.org/StNicholas or call the box office (312.443.3800, 12 noon - 5pm daily). (more...)

THE PRICE Will Transfer to the West End, Starring David Suchet And Brendan Coyle
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The 50th anniversary production of Arthur Miller's riveting drama The Price is today announced for a West End transfer in February 2019 following a critical and publicly acclaimed reception in Bath earlier this summer. Eminent British actor David Suchet and Olivier Award winner and BAFTA and Emmy nominated Brendan Coyle will both reprise their star roles, as furniture dealer Gregory Solomon and New York cop Victor Franz, respectively, in Jonathan Church's exemplary revival with Adrian Lukis and Sara Stewart. The Price will run at Wyndham's Theatre from 5 February to 27 April with opening night for press on 11 February 2019. (more...)

Belvoir Street Theatre's 25A Program Presents THE OVERCOAT: A MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

The Costi siblings Rosemarie, Constantine, and Michaelare all forging significant careers in the theatre and music worlds. They have joined forces for the first time to create a new work which will be premiered at Belvoir St Theatre in November. (more...)

Josie Lawrence And Joe McGann Star In LOVE LIES BLEEDING By Don DeLillo
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Josie Lawrence and Joe McGann lead the cast in the first UK production of American literary icon Don DeLillo's Love-Lies-Bleeding. The Print Room rounds off a year of bold and innovative theatre, dance, poetry and film with this perceptive and surprisingly witty story about a family trying to take death into their own hands. (more...)

Project Shaw Announces The Cast For Shaw's BACK TO METHUSELAH (Part 1)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) is proud to announce the next presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those of his contemporaries, presented monthly at Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street).The season will continue on October 22nd with Bernard Shaw's Back to Methuselah (Part 1). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 9, 2018
by - Nov 9, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 8, 2018
by - Nov 8, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 8 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 7, 2018
by - Nov 7, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 6, 2018
by - Nov 6, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 3, 2018
by - Nov 3, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Casting Announced For JEANNIE at the Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

A 1930s comedy for Christmas, Jeannie by rediscovered female playwright Aimee Stuart will open at the Finborough Theatre for a four-week limited season on Tuesday, 27 November 2018 (Press Nights: Thursday, 29 November and Friday, 30 November 2018 at 7.30pm). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 2, 2018
by - Nov 2, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Jonathan Berry To Direct Ike Holter's RED REX
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

-A small theater company moves into an abandoned Chicago storefront. Led by their adventurously thirsty artistic director, they embark on an explosive new play with the hope of finally breaking it big. When the ensemble realizes their source material might not be as original as once assumed, they are thrust into an intense confrontation with residents of their new community, who not only want them out, but will take their story back by any means necessary. Red Rex is the sixth play in Ike Holter's seven part 'Rightlynd Saga," which also includes Exit Strategy, Prowess, and The Wolf at the End of the Block. (more...)

Voting Continues For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Sydney Awards; MURIEL'S WEDDING Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Nov 19, 2018

Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Australia - Sydney 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...)

Tony Nominee Raúl Esparza To Appear in Classic Stage Company's Classic Conversations
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Complementing performances of Bertolt Brecht's The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Classic Stage Company (CSC; Artistic Director, John Doyle) presents Classic Conversations, a rare and intimate evening with acclaimed actor Raul Esparza, currently electrifying audiences in the play's ruthless titular role. (more...)

BWW Review: Raul Esparza Is Bertolt Brecht's Symbolic Crime Boss in THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI
by Michael Dale - Nov 15, 2018

No, director/designer John Doyle does not have Raul Esparza wearing a blonde wig when he delivers his climatic oratory at the close of CSC's revival of Bertolt Brecht's 1941 allegorical satire, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, but listen closely to the chant of the crowd provided by sound designer Matt Stine and the production's message is ever so clear. (more...)

Review Roundup: Can the Critics Resist Classic Stage's THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI?
by Review Roundups - Nov 15, 2018

Classic Stage's The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, starring Raul Esparza, officially opened last night. Let's see what the critics are saying... (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 13, 2018
by - Nov 13, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Annie Golden, Thom Sesma, and More to Feature in THE ENCHANTED COTTAGE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group is proud to announce the final presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those who share his fierce 'art as activism' precepts, presented monthly at Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). The acclaimed 2018 season will conclude on December 17th with Shaw contemporary Arthur Wing Pinero's The Enchanted Cottage. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Classic Stage Company's New Production Of THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI, A TIMELESS ALLEGORY ON THE RISE OF FASCISM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

Classic Stage Company (CSC; Artistic Director, John Doyle) announces the full cast for The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Bertolt Brecht's unsettlingly timeless work, which kicks off CSC's 2018-2019 season on October 30, with rehearsals beginning this week. Directed by John Doyle, this comical yet disturbing play from one of the greatest political satirists of all time follows a Depression-era Chicago mobster, Arturo Ui, who, with the help of his henchmen, manipulates and murders his way to totalitarian rule of the cauliflower trade. Society, of course, fails to act upon his "resistible rise." (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 12, 2018
by - Nov 12, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Patrick White's A CHEERY SOUL Challenges 'Good Intentions' When Self Awareness Is Lacking.
by Jade Kops - Nov 11, 2018

Kip Williams (Director) reinterprets Patrick White's A CHEERY SOUL with new technology to enable an intriguing look at underlying emotions as the town's outcast seeks to help everyone she encounters, whether they want it or not. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 11, 2018
by - Nov 11, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 10, 2018
by - Nov 10, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 10 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Otherland Theatre Ensemble Presents FORGIVE US GUSTAVITO!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

From the winner of sixth annual Charm City Fringe Festival's Best of Fringe comes Forgive us, Gustavito!, an outrageous animal noir to be performed by the Otherland Theatre Ensemble as part of the Charm City Fringe Festival on Nov. 7, 9,10 and 11 at MAP Underground, 218 W Saratoga St. Tickets are $15. (more...)

Brendan Coyle To Star In New Production Of Conor McPherson's ST NICHOLAS In The Donmar Warehouse's Dryden Street Studio Space
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

The Donmar Warehouse presents St Nicholas, a chilling one-man play by Conor McPherson, directed by Simon Evans and starring Brendan Coyle. This is the first time McPherson and Coyle have collaborated since The Weir, for which both received Olivier Awards. The performances will take place at the Donmar's intimate studio space at 3 Dryden Street from Monday 10 September - Friday 5 October 2018, and from Tuesday 9 October - Sunday 14 October 2018 at the Smock Alley Theatre, as part of Dublin Theatre Festival, which will be the play's Irish premiere. Tickets for London performances will be allocated via a ballot, which is open for entries by signing up to the Donmar's Newsletter or KLAXON email lists at donmarwarehouse.com. (more...)

Full List Of Winners Announced For 2018 Helpmann Awards, Led By MURIEL'S WEDDING and BEAUTIFUL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

The 2018 Helpmann Awards Act II tonight was a star-studded ceremony in front of a full house at the Capitol Theatre Sydney on the set of Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical. Hosts for this stellar evening were music writer Glenn A Baker AM, acclaimed choreographer Rafael Bonachela, celebrated musical theatre star and TV host David Campbell, multiple Helpmann Award winning mezzo soprano Jacqueline Dark, comedian Anne Edmonds and Olivier and Tony Award Nominee Tony Sheldon. (more...)

Victorian Playwright Rediscovered For Finborough's 150th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

As part of the Finborough Theatre building's 150th birthday celebrations, the first London productions since the 1860s of three comediettas - A Winning Hazard, Allow Me To Apologise and Orange Blossoms - by J. P. Wooler play at the Finborough Theatre for nine Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 9 September 2018 (Press Night: Monday, 10 September 2018 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Stephen Sharkey's Adaptation Of Zadie Smith's WHITE TEETH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

With Holy Sh!t - the inaugural production in the newly refurbished theatre - in rehearsals, Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham today announces the full cast for the world premiere of Stephen Sharkey's adaptation of Zadie Smith's White Teeth - Ayesha Antoine (Irie Jones), Michele Austin (Mad Mary), Philip Bird (Des/Marc Perret/Marcus Chalfen), Ayesha Dharker (Alsana Iqbal), Naomi Frederick (Ruth/Poppy/Joyce Chalfen), Tony Jayawardena (Samad Iqbal), Richard Lumsden (Archie Jones), Karl Queensborough (Anthony /Denise/Josh Chalfen), Sid Sagar (Magid Iqbal), Amanda Wilkin (Rosie Jones), Assad Zaman (Millat Iqbal), and actor-musicians Matthew Churcher, Nenda Neurer (also Clara Jones) and Zoe West. The production opens on 5 November, with previews from 26 October, and runs until 22 December. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For MRS DALLOWAY at Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

Arcola Theatre and Forward Arena today announce the full cast for Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway, a new adaptation by Hal Coase. Thomas Bailey, co-Artistic Director of Forward Arena, directs Emma D'Arcy (Rezia), Sean Jackson (Peter), Clare Lawrence Moody (Sally), Clare Perkins (Clarissa) and Guy Rhys (Septimus). The production opens at Arcola Theatre on 1 October, with previews from 25 September and runs until 20 October. (more...)

Steep Theatre Announces 18th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

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CYRANO, Starring Peter Dinklage, Begins Run at Goodspeed Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Casting of Goodspeed Musicals' Cyrano is complete. Film and TV actor Blake Jenner will play Christian. He joins previously announced Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Peter Dinklage, who will play Cyrano alongside film actress Haley Bennett as Roxanne in this bold new musical. (more...)

Casting Announced For A Trio of Comediettas at Finborough
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

As part of the Finborough Theatre building's 150th birthday celebrations, the first London productions since the 1860s of three comediettas - A Winning Hazard, Allow Me To Apologise and Orange Blossoms - by J. P. Wooler play at the Finborough Theatre for nine Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 9 September 2018 (Press Night: Monday, 10 September 2018 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Photo Flash: Get a First Look at THE PRICE starring David Suchet at Theatre Royal Bath
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

Production images are today released for the 50th anniversary production of Arthur Miller's riveting drama The Price at Theatre Royal Bath's Main House where it runs until Saturday 25 August, with opening night for press on Wednesday 15 August. Jonathan Church, Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season, directs the production starring one of Britain's most celebrated actors, David Suchet, as furniture dealer Gregory Solomon with Olivier Award winning actor Brendan Coyle playing Victor Franz, and television stars Adrian Lukisas Walter Franz and Sara Stewart as Victor's wife, Esther Franz. (more...)

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