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Vivian Beaumont Theatre (New York, NY)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway Seating Chart

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Swooning lovers, plucky maids, wily valets, irate guardians, and of course a duel:

this is the world of Bath, which leaps to sparkling life with matchless wit and lively invention in this enduring classic. With all the brilliance of his fellow Irish scribes Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw, Sheridan single-handedly revived English stage comedy with his landmark play.


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...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to the Merchant's House this Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

In December 1867, Charles Dickens arrives in New York City for a month of sold-out performances of his beloved holiday classic, A Christmas Carol.  (more...)

Digital-Age Romantic Drama SEX WITH STRANGERS Coming to Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

'Sex with Strangers,' a romantic drama about ambition and fame in the digital age, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, from September 26 through October 14. The play is written by Laura Eason, who is best known for four seasons as a writer/producer on the Netflix drama 'House of Cards.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Digital-Age Romantic Drama SEX WITH STRANGERS at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Sex with Strangers, a romantic drama about ambition and fame in the digital age, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, from September 26 through October 14. The play is written by Laura Eason, who is best known for four seasons as a writer/producer on the Netflix drama House of Cards. Sex with Strangers is one of the most-produced plays in the U.S. in '15-'16 and '16-'17 seasons with more than 50 separate productions. The director is Katherine M. Carter. The play includes adult themes and language. (more...)

Starry THE HONEYMOONERS Begins Tonight at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, by special arrangement with Jeffrey Finn, presents the world-premiere production of the new musical comedy The Honeymooners, based on the CBS television series, with book by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss, music by Stephen Weiner, and lyrics by Peter Mills. (more...)

Digital-Age Romantic Drama SEX WITH STRANGERS Coming to Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

'Sex with Strangers,' a romantic drama about ambition and fame in the digital age, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, from September 26 through October 14. The play is written by Laura Eason, who is best known for four seasons as a writer/producer on the Netflix drama 'House of Cards.' (more...)

Caoilfhionn Dunne and More Join Gate Theatre's UK Premiere Of SUZY STORCK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

As she opens The Unknown Island, the inaugural production in her first season as Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, Ellen McDougall today announces the full cast for Suzy Storck, directed by celebrated French director Jean-Pierre Baro, in his debut UK production. (more...)

Bristol Old Vic Nominated for Three Prestigious UK Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Bristol Old Vic is celebrating three nominations in the UK Theatre Awards 2017. The phenomenal new musical The Grinning Man from director Tom Morris, picks up two nominations, with Best Performance in a Musical for lead Louis Maskell and a Best Design nomination for Jon Bausor. (more...)

EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE and More Nominated For UK Theatre Awards; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

UK Theatre has announced the nominations for the UK Theatre Awards 2017. (more...)

Alexander Hanson Joins the English Language World Premiere of THE LIE at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announced that Alexander Hanson joins the company of The Lie playing the husband of his real-life spouse Samantha Bond. Hanson replaces James Dreyfus who has regretfully had to withdraw from the production on medical advice. (more...)

Steamy ANTONY & CLEOPATRA to Open Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Folger Theatre launches its 2017/18 season of power, passion, and politics with William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. (more...)

New Feathers: A Playwright Reading Series Devoted To New Works Announces Casting for INTERVIEWESE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

With the excitement of its sold-out series premiere, the New Feathers Playwright reading series at the Raven Resort is proud to announce the casting of Ian August's upcoming play, INTERVIEWESE set for Sunday, September 10th - casting is as follows: (more...)

Jeremy Shamos Steps in After Alan Tudyk Departs Broadway's METEOR SHOWER Due to 'Creative Differences'
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. (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...)

ACT 1's LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE Opens Tonight at Darkhorse
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 6, 2017

ACT 1 launches its 2017-18 season tonight, with the Brian Hill-directed Love, Loss and What I Wore the critically acclaimed play by Nora and Delia Ephron, based on the 1995 book of the same name by Ilene Beckerman. Love, Loss and What I Wore opens at Darkhorse Theatre for a three-weekend run through October 21. (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...)

Miles Richardson to Lead DEAR BRUTUS at Southwark Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

Miles Richardson leads an 11-strong cast of J. M. Barrie's rarely performed play DEAR BRUTUS in its centenary year at Southwark Playhouse, presented by Troupe Theatre and directed by Jonathan O'Boyle. (more...)

VIDEO: New Trailer for SEX WITH STRANGERS at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

'Sex with Strangers, a romantic drama about ambition and fame in the digital age, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, now through October 14. The play is written by Laura Eason, who is best known for four seasons as a writer/producer on the Netflix drama House of Cards. Check out highlights from the show in the new trailer below! (more...)

Slipstream Theatre Initiative Announces Season 4 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Slipstream finally announces its 4th season! Slipstream decided to go back to their founding tenets and shake things up with some exciting changes. (more...)

Lawrence Batley Theatre Sets the Stage for Giant Christmas Panto JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

The Lawrence Batley Theatre (the LBT) is delighted to announce that it will be staging a spectacular new adaptation by acclaimed playwright Andrew Pollard of the much loved fairytale Jack & the Beanstalk. (more...)

Debra Whitfield's FIRE, About Triangle Waist Company Disaster, Premieres Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Chatillion Stage Company presents the world premiere of the new play FIRE written by Debra Whitfield (Duck Sauce Can Be Dangerous). (more...)

X FACTOR's Louis Walsh to Make Stage Debut in NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Jamie Wilson, Entertainment One (eOne), Ramin Sabi and Belgrade Theatre Coventry have just announced Louis Walsh in his stage debut as the 'Hollywood Producer' in Birmingham Repertory Theatre's production of 'NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL' at London's Eventim Apollo, from 13 to 17 December. (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...)

Steamy ANTONY & CLEOPATRA to Open Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Folger Theatre launches its 2017/18 season of power, passion, and politics with William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. (more...)

Photo Flash: ARDEN/EVERYWHERE Puts Refugee Twist on AS YOU LIKE IT at BPAC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

New Feet Productions presents ARDEN/EVERYWHERE, co-presented with Baruch Performing Arts Center (BPAC). This adaptation of Shakespeare's As You Like It is conceived and directed by Jessica Bauman. Previews began October 8 at Baruch Performing Arts Center with press opening slated for Sunday, October 15. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (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...)

Kelsey Milbourn and Garret Storms Join THE GREAT DISTANCE HOME Premiere at WaterTower Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

WaterTower Theatre Artistic Director Joanie Schultz today announced casting and creative team details and updates for the World Premiere theatrical event, The Great Distance Home, conceived and directed by Kelsey Leigh Ervi. (more...)

Blink and You'll Miss It! Meet the Full Company of METEOR SHOWER on Broadway- Opens Tonight
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. (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...)

New Musical THE YEAR OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY to Play in Concert at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below will present a concert of highlights from The Year Of Living Dangerously, a thrilling new musical written by Thomas Tierney (Eleanor: An American Love Story, Narnia, and Off-Broadway's Pets!), and Jeffrey Haddow (Sense & Sensibility, Scrambled Feet, Chekhov in Yalta) on Tuesday, November 28th at 9:30pm. (more...)

Capitalism Onstage! Meet the Full Company of JUNK, Opening Tonight on Broadway
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! (more...)

Photo Flash: Louis Walsh Joins Birmingham Rep's NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Jamie Wilson, Entertainment One (eOne), Ramin Sabi and Belgrade Theatre Coventry welcome X Factor judge Louis Walsh in his stage debut as the 'Hollywood Producer' in Birmingham Repertory Theatre's production of 'NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL' at London's Eventim Apollo, from 13 to 17 December 2017. (more...)

Ben Edelman, Andrew Garman, Jessica Hecht and More to Star in Joshua Harmon's ADMISSIONS at LCT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Ben Edelman, Andrew Garman, Jessica Hecht, Dana Ivey, and Sally Murphy will be featured in its upcoming production of ADMISSIONS, a new play by Joshua Harmon, directed by Daniel Aukin. (more...)

Cast Announced for UK Premiere of BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at The Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

The legendary Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson will be played by James Taylor and Patrick Robinson in the UK premiere of playwright Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. (more...)

The Watermill Theatre's Artistic Director Paul Hart Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

The Watermill Theatre's Artistic Director, Paul Hart, announces his spring 2018 season which includes an award-winning new musical, the first major revival of a modern classic, a new Shakespeare production from The Watermill Ensemble and three premieres. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for The Old Globe's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

The Old Globe's 2017 2018 Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team of a top-notch revival of Oscar Wilde's endlessly entertaining comedy The Importance of Being Earnest. Maria Aitken will direct the Globe's handsome production of this timeless world classic an unmissable opportunity to see what the London Telegraph calls the most perfect comedy in the English language. The Importance of Being Earnest will run January 27 March 4, 2018 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale now to the general public. Previews run January 27 31. Opening night is Thursday, February 1 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Carli Norris and Maggie McCarthy to Star in TURN OF THE SCREW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

This spring sees the world premiere of a dynamic new adaptation of Turn of the Screw embark on a UK tour, starring Carli Norris (Pygmalion, Albery Theatre; EastEnders, BBC; Hollyoaks, Channel 4) and Maggie McCarthy (Children of the Sun, Cocktail Sticks and Mother Clap's Molly House, National Theatre; Doctors, BBC; Call the Midwife, BBC/Neal Street Productions; Attack the Block, Film 4; Calendar Girls, Touchstone Pictures). This thrilling production of Henry James' much-loved classic ghost story is faithful to the original and captures its much-celebrated ambiguity. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Old Globe presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Maria Aitken will direct the Globe's handsome production of this timeless world classic-an unmissable opportunity to see what the London Telegraph calls 'the most perfect comedy in the English language.' The Importance of Being Earnest will run January 27 - March 4, 2018 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale now to the general public. Previews run January 27-31. Opening night is Thursday, February 1 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Exciting 2018 Casting News! / End Of The Year Campaign!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

MSF's Hotly Anticipated 2018 Season On Sale! Artistic Director Janice L Blixt - director of Measure for Measure and The Rover - and Artistic Associate Robert Kauzlaric - director of The Tempest - are excited to share some of the casting decisions already made for the 2018 MSF Season. Many of these decisions were made back in June - July when the season was announced, others are more recent additions to our roster. (more...)

Celebrities Flock To The World Premiere Gala Performance Of NATIVITY THE MUSICAL!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Jamie Wilson, Entertainment One (eOne), Ramin Sabi and Belgrade Theatre Coventry are delighted to announce Louis Walsh in his stage debut as the 'Hollywood Producer' in Birmingham Repertory Theatre's production of 'NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL' at London's Eventim Apollo, from 13 to 17 December. (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...)

McCarter to Start 2018 with Marie Jones's STONES IN HIS POCKETS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center is starting 2018 with a strong shot of Irish humor as it presents Marie Jones' Stones in His Pockets, January 12 February 11 in the Berlind Theatre. (more...)

Sedos Announces Ambitious Trio of Shows for September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Continuing an exciting and eclectic year for Sedos, London's premier amateur theatre company is embarking on an ambitious trio of shows to round out September 2017's programme. (more...)

Chester Theatre Company to Present FOLK this Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to present Tom Wells's Folk in the historic Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA, from August 17 - 27, 2017. The production is directed by James Warwick, staging his eighth production for the company. (more...)

Debra Whitfield's FIRE, About Triangle Waist Company Disaster, to Premiere Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Chatillion Stage Company presents the world premiere of the new play FIRE written by Debra Whitfield (Duck Sauce Can Be Dangerous). (more...)

Emma Degerstedt, Conor Ryan, Lauren Molina and More to Lead DESPERATE MEASURES at York Theatre Company; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, has announced the cast and creative team of the New York premiere of the musical Desperate Measures, with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina) and music by David Friedman (Scandalous).  (more...)

Jeff Fahey, Jack Shepherd, and More Join Martin Shaw in THE BEST MAN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Neck and neck, the only thing that separates the candidates are the endorsements from a respected Ex-President (Jack Shepherd) and party big-wig (Gemma Jones). (more...)

Michael McGrath, Michael Mastro, Leslie Kritzer and Laura Bell Bundy to Headline THE HONEYMOONERS at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, by special arrangement with Jeffrey Finn, has announced casting for the world-premiere production of the new musical comedy The Honeymooners, based on the CBS television series, with book by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss, music by Stephen Weiner, and lyrics by Peter Mills. (more...)

The Bard Will Get a Country Twist in DESPERATE MEASURES at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, has announced the first mainstage production of the 2017-2018 season: the New York premiere of the musical Desperate Measures. (more...)

Full Company Announced For THE LIE at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces the full company for Florian Zeller's The Lie in a translation by Christopher Hampton - Lindsay Posner directs Samantha Bond, James Dreyfus, Tony Gardner and Alexandra Gilbreath. (more...)

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