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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...)

Theresa Rebeck's WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST Opens Tonight at WP Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

WP Theater, by special arrangement with Segal NYC Productions, presents the Off-Broadway premiere of What We're Up Against, written by Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, Seminar, NBC's 'Smash'), directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt (Dry Land, Empathitrax). (more...)

Casting Announced for Haven Theatre's FEAR AND MISERY OF THE THIRD REICH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Haven Theatre has announced casting for Bertolt Brecht's unsettling and unflinching drama FEAR AND MISERY OF THE THIRD REICH, translated by Eric Bentley and directed by Artistic Director Josh Sobel. (more...)

HARRY CLARKE, Starring Billy Crudup, Extends Again at the Vineyard
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that the critically acclaimed world premiere production of HARRY CLARKE by Obie Award-winner David Cale (LILLIAN), directed by Obie Award-winner Leigh Silverman (VIOLET) and starring Tony Award-winner Billy Crudup (THE COAST OF UTOPIA, Spotlight, Vineyard's THE METAL CHILDREN) will extend for the third time, now playing through Saturday, December 23. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; SNAP's CARRIE Leads in Best Ensemble Race!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

HARRY CLARKE, Starring Billy Crudup, Opens Tonight at Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Vineyard Theatre presents the world premiere production of Harry Clarke by Obie Award-winner David Cale (LILLIAN), directed by Obie Award-winner Leigh Silverman (VIOLET) and starring Tony Award-winner Billy Crudup (THE COAST OF UTOPIA, Spotlight, Vineyard's THE METAL CHILDREN), extended through December 10. The production launches Vineyard Theatre's 35th Anniversary Season, opening tonight, November 21. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; SNAP's CARRIE Leads as Best Ensemble!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Awards; Spotlight's RENT Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

TFANA Announces 2018-19 Season; World Premiere Starring Jessica Hecht and More
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director), an award-winning company presenting Shakespeare alongside other classic and contemporary drama at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, Downtown Brooklyn, is pleased to announce its 2018-19 season-the 39th since its founding in 1979. (more...)

Zoe Birkett Returns To Star In The Hippodrome Pantomime ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Having wowed audiences and critics alike in last year's festive production, Darlington Hippodrome have announced that Darlington's own diva Zoe Birkett will be back by popular demand to star in this year's wish-filled pantomime Aladdin alongside actor Robin Askwith, Louie Spence, Eric Potts and Liam Mellor from Saturday 8 December. (more...)

Hilary Bell's Adaptation of Molière's THE HYPOCHONDRIAC Comes to Darlinghurst Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

???????Hilary Bell's adaptation of Moliere's classic satire The Hypochondriac will make its long awaited debut at Darlinghurst Theatre Company from 9 June - 1 July. (more...)

BIRDLAND Adds Three Performances, Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

With the original run and four-week extension completely sold out, Steep Theatre Company is adding three more performances of Simon Stephens' Birdland on June 10, 14, and 15. With the ensemble's next production (Penelope Skinner's Linda directed by Robin Witt) right around the corner, June 15 will be the last chance to catch this runaway hit at Steep. (more...)

Hugo Weaving Stars in Sydney Theatre Company's THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Hugo Weaving will make his much-anticipated return to the Sydney Theatre Company's stage this March in Bertolt Brecht's 1941 classic The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. STC Artistic Director Kip Williams directs a cast which also includes Mitchell Butel, Peter Carroll, Anita Hegh, and Ursula Yovich. (more...)

Simon Stephens' BIRDLAND Explores A Life Lived Without Boundaries
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

When you can have whatever you want, whenever you want it, what do you ask for next? When you've pushed every boundary until there's nothing left to hold you in, how do you find your way back home? Birdland is a sexy, searing exploration of empathy and the impact of unchecked privilege by Olivier and Tony Award winner Simon Stephens. (more...)

Photo Flash: Playhouse Theatre Presents THE BEST MAN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

Bill Kenwright presents Martin Shaw in the West End premiere of Gore Vidal's sharp political drama The Best Man, at The Playhouse Theatre from Saturday 24 February, with press night Monday 5 March at 7.00pm. (more...)

CYRANO Starring Peter Dinklage Finds Full Cast; Blake Jenner and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 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...)

Steppenwolf Announces Cast of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) announces the full casting for its first show of the 2018/19 season, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. This Tony Award-winning play is adapted by Simon Stephens, based on the book by Mark Haddon and directed by Steppenwolf Artistic Producer Jonathan Berry. (more...)

Nottingham Playhouse Unveils Autumn Season Updates
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

NOTTINGHAM PLAYHOUSE has unveiled its autumn and winter season for 2018, following rave reviews for its spring and summer line-up. (more...)

***Winners To Be Updated 15 July and 16 July*** 2018 Helpmann Awards Nominees ***Winners To Be Updated, Please refresh your Browser after 6pm 15 July ***
by Jade Kops - Jul 15, 2018

***Winners To Be Updated 15 July and 16 July*** 2018 Helpmann Awards Nominees ***Winners To Be Updated, Please refresh your Browser after 6pm 15 July *** ACT1 updated (more...)

18th Annual Helpmann Awards: Act 1 Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2018

This year, for the very first time, 43 Helpmann Awards are being presented across two nights and two events in Sydney. (more...)

Casting Announced For THE GRIFT At The Historic Bethnal Green Town Hall Hotel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Casting is announced for the UK premi re of The Grift, an immersive, site-specific experience - part theatre and part game - being staged in the historic Town Hall Hotel in London's Bethnal Green. (more...)

Complicite to Stage a Reimagined A PACIFIST'S GUIDE TO THE WAR ON CANCER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Complicite will stage a reimagined version of A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer, its collaboration with performance artist Bryony Kimmings. Kimmings will lead the company in this reworked production touring the UK before performances in Australia. (more...)

Casting Announced for CHICKEN SOUP and FROST/NIXON at Sheffield Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces full casting for the world premiere of Chicken Soup. by Ray Castleton and Kieran Knowles the latter of whom returns to Sheffield Theatres after the success of Operation Crucible; and the regional premi re of Peter Morgan's smash hit play Frost/Nixon. (more...)

Martin Shaw Stars in the West End Premiere of Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Bill Kenwright presents Martin Shaw in the West End premiere of Gore Vidal's sharp political drama The Best Man, at The Playhouse Theatre from Saturday 24 February. (more...)

Three Hares Presents Jack Spagnola's LITTLE LEAGUE At FRIGID Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Little League will receive its world premiere from February 15th - March 2nd, 2018 as part of the 11th annual FRIGID Festival at the historic Kraine Theater, presented by Horse Trade Theater Group. Little League is written by Jack Spagnola, produced by Lizzy Ana Lincoln, directed by Noam Shapiro, and Executive Produced by Three Hares. (more...)

Three Hares Presents Jack Spagnola's LITTLE LEAGUE at FRIGID Festival New York
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Little League will receive its world premiere from February 15th - March 2nd, 2018 as part of the 11th annual FRIGID Festival at the historic Kraine Theater, presented by Horse Trade Theater Group.  Little League is written by Jack Spagnola, produced by Lizzy Ana Lincoln, directed by Noam Shapiro, and Executive Produced by Three Hares. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE GRIFT, a New Immersive Experience at the Historic Bethnal Green Town Hall Hotel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

Dropping its audience of just 50 a show into the middle of an adventure in which they are trained in the art of the con, participants will meet characters, solve clues and get a masterclass in the ways of the grifter, all in the interest pulling off one final swindle to take down a seamy criminal mastermind. They will have their intelligence tested and get trained in scams like The Pig In The Poke, The Round-The Corner, and The Money Swap…but in the end will they be sharp enough to take down an evil genius at his own game? An experience unlike anything ever performed on a stage, The Grift will sweep its audience into a thrilling adventure, turning everyday theatergoers into master con men. And when the show ends? They'll be released back into the world with a whole new skill set-one that can pay off for years to come. (more...)

Royal Court's HANGMEN Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Atlantic Theater Company's Hangmen begins previews tonight, January 18th and will open Monday, February 5th for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 4th, 2018 Off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). (more...)

Casting Announced For UK Tour of DR JEKYLL & MR HYDE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

Touring Consortium Theatre Company and Rose Theatre Kingston today announce the full company for Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde adapted for the stage by David Edgar. Joining the previously announced Phil Daniels as Jekyll/Hyde are Rosie Abraham (Lucy/Maid/Singer), Sam Cox (Poole), Polly Frame (Katherine Urquart), Anyebe Godwin (Charles), Ben Jones (Lanyon/Carew), Robin Kingsland (Gabriel John Utterson), Grace Hogg-Robinson (Annie Loder) and Matthew Romain (Enfield/Parson). (more...)

Casting Announced For CSUSM Production Of Lauren Gunderson's I & YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

California State University San Marcos School of the Arts presents Lauren Gunderson's uplifting and provocative I & YOU, directed by Jason Heil. This is part of the 2017-18 Season that includes The Woman in Black, The Bald Soprano, Waiting for My Summer and The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. (more...)

Theatre Royal Bath Announces Opening Productions For Summer Season 2018
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

Theatre Royal Bath today announces the opening productions for its summer season 2018 across the Ustinov Studio and Main House. Launching at the Ustinov Studio will be the highly acclaimed, Bristol based theatre company, Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory with their new production of Henry V directed by Elizabeth Freestone. Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband will transfer to Theatre Royal Bath's Main House direct from the West End, marking the first production in Jonathan Church's 2018 summer season. Priority booking will open to members on Saturday 10 February at 10am, with general on-sale from 21 February. The full programme will be announced in due course. (more...)

LITTLE LEAGUE Comes to Kraine Theater This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Little League will receive its world premiere from February 15th - March 2nd, 2018 as part of the 11th annual FRIGID Festival at the historic Kraine Theater, presented by Horse Trade Theater Group.  Little League is written by Jack Spagnola, produced by Lizzy Ana Lincoln, directed by Noam Shapiro, and Executive Produced by Three Hares. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at FROST/NIXON at Sheffield Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

'To leave office before my term is completed is abhorrent to every instinct in my body. I have never been a quitter.' (more...)

Casting Announced for Simon Stephens' BIRDLAND at Steep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Jonathan Berry returns this spring to Steep to direct the U.S. premiere of Simon Stephens' Birdland. Stephens, who won the Tony and Olivier Awards for his The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, is Steep's Associate Playwright, and Birdland will be the fifth of his plays to be produced by the Edgewater ensemble. Steep Ensemble Member and Jeff Award-winning director Jonathan Berry recently directed Steppenwolf Theatre's You Got Older and The Crucible. Over the years, he has consistently produced some of Steep's most notable shows, including last year's sweeping epic Earthquakes in London and Laura Wade's Posh, which won the Non-Equity Jeff Award for Best Ensemble, and was nominated for Best Director and Best Production. (more...)

Guy Chamber's THE SELFISH GIANT To Be Co-Produced By Royal & Derngate
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

As Kathy Burke's Lady Windermere's Fan, starring Jennifer Saunders and Samantha Spiro, plays to packed houses, Classic Spring is delighted to announce that Guy Chambers' new folk opera, The Selfish Giant, will be co-produced by Royal & Derngate, Northampton, and directed by multi-award-winning director Bill Buckhurst. The limited run of lightly-staged performances will run at Royal & Derngate 4 April - 7 April, before moving to the Vaudeville from 10 - 14 April. Jonathan Church will direct An Ideal Husband, the third production in the year-long celebration of Oscar Wilde at the Vaudeville Theatre. An Ideal Husband will play at the Vaudeville Theatre 20 April to 14 July 2018, before opening the Theatre Royal Bath Summer Season on 18 July to 4 August 2018. (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...)

Billy Crudup Returns in HARRY CLARKE for 10 Weeks Only at the Minetta Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

On the heels of a sold out, twice-extended world premiere produced by Vineyard Theatre in association with Audible, Audible Inc., the world's largest producer and provider of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment, is pleased to announce that Tony Award winner Billy Crudup will return to the title role in Harry Clarke, written by Obie Award winner David Cale (Lillian) and directed by Leigh Silverman (Violet). (more...)

Cast Announced for AFTER THE BALL Upstairs at the Gatehouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

An exciting cast has been announced for Ian Grant's After the Ball. Jack Bennett (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Palace Theatre; And a Nightingale Sang, New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme; The Elephant Man, Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield and National Tour), Mark Carlisle (The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Chichester Festival Theatre and Duchess Theatre; Once, Phoenix Theatre), Stuart Fox (The Woman in Black, Fortune Theatre; Sauce for the Goose, The Man Who Pays The Piper, Orange Tree Theatre), Elizabeth Healey (The School for Scheming, Orange Tree Theatre; One of Us, Casualty, BBC), Emily Tucker (Fortune's Fool, The Old Vic; Suddenly Last Summer, Fallen Angels, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick), and Julia Watson (A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur, The Print Room; Handbagged, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick; The Man Who Pays The Piper, Orange Tree Theatre) will bring to life this gripping ensemble piece about desire, personal responsibility and the devastating repercussions of human conflict. (more...)

Jack Willis Returns as President Lyndon Baines Johnson in THE GREAT SOCIETY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Robert Schenkkan's The Great Society, the second half of the epic drama about President Lyndon Baines Johnson, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, following the theater's critically acclaimed 2016 run of All the Way. Kyle Donnelly returns to Arena Stage to helm this political thrill ride that shines a bright, clear light on a pivotal moment in American history (New York Times). Chronicling LBJ's second term as he seeks to maintain his relationship with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and complete a raft of impossibly ambitious social policy projects, The Great Society runs February 2-March 11, 2018 on the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; CARRIE Leads Best Ensemble Race!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; CARRIE Leads Best Ensemble Race!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Photo Flash: Simon Stephens' BIRDLAND Explores a Life Lived Without Boundaries
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

When you can have whatever you want, whenever you want it, what do you ask for next? When you've pushed every boundary until there's nothing left to hold you in, how do you find your way back home? Birdland is a sexy, searing exploration of empathy and the impact of unchecked privilege by Olivier and Tony Award winner Simon Stephens. (more...)

Announcing Steppenwolf For Young Adults 18/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

???????Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) announces its exciting 2018/19 season: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, the Tony Award-winning play adapted by Simon Stephens based on the book by Mark Haddon, directed by Steppenwolf Artistic Producer Jonathan Berry; and the world premiere of Radical by acclaimed playwright Matthew-Lee Erlbach, inspired by the book White American Youth by Christian Picciolini, directed by SYA Artistic Director Hallie Gordon. SYA's 2018/19 Season explores the question, "When You Feel Lost, How Do You Find Your Way?" (more...)

MISS JULIE, Play Reading Festival, and More Announced at Classic Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Doyle, today announced its upcoming 2018-19 season, the acclaimed theater's 51st. (more...)

Playwave Young People Fill The House At STC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2018

Last week, more than 100 teenagers from across Sydney had fun at the theatre, without a teacher in sight. A VIP experience with Sydney Theatre Company, especially designed for young Playwave members, saw 15-19 year olds treated to a Q&A with STC's Artistic Director, Kip Williams, before a performance of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui starring Hugo Weaving. It was the first of many unique Playwave Experiences planned as part of this Sydney-wide program to engage new young audiences for the arts. (more...)

Hightide To Present Five Brand-New Productions At Edinburgh Fringe 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Steven Atkinson, Co-Founder and Artistic Director of HighTide, has today announced that the company will present five world premiere productions at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe, before transferring them to its Aldeburgh and Walthamstow Festivals, as part of a brand-new mentoring scheme for new playwrights and producers. The launch of the programme marks the company's commitment to creating a bridge that supports new theatre makers starting out on the fringe and is indicative of festival's proven ability in providing a platform for launching professional careers with the UK's leading theatres. (more...)

Steep Theatre Company's BIRDLAND Extended - Tickets On Sale At 3:00pm
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

With the original run completely sold out, Steep Theatre Company is adding sixteen more performances of Simon Stephens' Birdland. Tickets for the extension will go on sale at 3:00pm on Monday, April 16, and they're expected to sell very quickly. Tickets will be available at steeptheatre.com/birdland. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Bertolt Brecht's THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI Is Given A Captivating Contemporary Update For Australian Audiences By Sydney Theatre Company
by Jade Kops - Apr 11, 2018

The ongoing cycle of corruptible power and politics plays out in Kip Williams' (Director) modern retelling of Bertolt Brecht's parable play, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. (more...)

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