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James Cusati-Moyer, Douglas Hodge, Marsha Mason, Marin Mazzie and More to Star in Terrence McNally's FIRE AND AIR at Classic Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Doyle and Executive Producer Jeff Griffin, will present the world premiere of Fire and Air, a new play by Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, directed by John Doyle, beginning performances Wednesday, January 17 at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 25. Opening night is Thursday, February 1. (more...)

Kristine Nielsen to Star in Theresa Rebeck's New Comedy THE WAY OF THE WORLD at D.C.'s Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

Folger Theatre continues its 2017/18 season with The Way of the World, a new comedy freely adapted from the classic play by William Congreve. Written and directed by renowned author Theresa Rebeck (Mauritus and Seminar and Broadway; creator and head writer of TV's Smash), the production will star Tony Award nominee Kristine Nielsen (Present Laughter, You Can't Take It With You, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike on Broadway). (more...)

LINE Webtoon and Legendary Comics Expand Partnership with Three New Titles
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

LINE Webtoon (http://www.webtoons.com), the popular digital comics publisher pioneering the development and distribution of comics worldwide, and comic publisher Legendary Comics announced today an expansion to their partnership that will include two all-new titles and a second season for red-hot series Firebrand. Headlining this expansion is Cursed, a new fantasy series, immersed in Scottish mythology starring entertainer John Barrowman (Arrow, Torchwood, Doctor Who). The partnership will also bring LINE Webtoon readers new series Rob, a medieval action-packed hero's journey by Richard Dinnick, and the highly anticipated second season of Firebrand: The Initiation of Natali Presano, a thrilling supernatural series from Nerdist News host Jessica Chobot, author/producer Erika Lewis and artist Claudia Aguirre. (more...)

THE STONE WITCH to Begin Performances Off-Broadway on Monday 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Producers Darlene Kaplan, Laura Janik Cronin and Scott Newsome, in association with Alec Seymour, present the Off-Broadway premiere of The Stone Witch, a play by Shem Bitterman (A Death in Colombia, Influence).  Performances begin Monday, March 12, 2018 for an open-ended engagement atThe Westside Theatre - Upstairs (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).  Opening Night is Sunday evening, March 25, 2018 at 6:30PM. (more...)

NJ's Own Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Joins Forces With The World-Renowned Ahn Trio at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

In this 2018 Women's History Month of March, NJPAC will premiere Nai-Ni Chen's latest collaboration with the world renowned Ahn Trio in a new, groundbreaking dance production, A Quest for Freedom. A program that highlights the hope and quest for freedom in every aspects of the artist's life and only highlighted by the current societal, national, international and historical debate around immigration. (more...)

Broadway Veteran and MASH Star David Ogden Stiers Dies at 75
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 4, 2018

Variety has reported that actor David Ogden Stiers, best known for his role on the television show MASH has died at age 75 of bladder cancer. (more...)

Harriet Harris, Graham Rowat, and More Head to the Berkshires for the Summer Season; Full Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced casting for the 90th Anniversary Season. BroadwayWorld has the full list of upcoming productions and their casts below! (more...)

Stage Star Cherry Jones Join Amy Poehler's WINE COUNTRY, Plus Adam Schwartzman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

According to Deadline, Jason Schwartzman and Cherry Jones are set to join Amy Poehler in the new Netflix feature WINE COUNTRY. Amy Poehler is set to star in, direct, and produce. The film is also set to feature talent from Ana Gasteyer, Paula Pell, Rachel Dratch, Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey and Emily Spivey. Poehler has directed episodes of PARKS AND RECREATION and BROAD CITY in the past, but this will be her feature film directorial debut. Read more about it from Deadline here! (more...)

RashDash's THREE SISTERS To Tour UK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

Feminist theatre and music makers RashDash are ripping up Anton Chekhov's revered 1900 play and reimagining it with electric guitars. RashDash - Abbi Greenland, Helen Goalen and Becky Wilkie - take on the roles of the titular siblings Olga, Masha and Irina, to question why the men in this play have all the lines. With a radical take on a classic, join RashDash as they philosophise their heads off in the drawing room and take turn-of-the-century crinolines into 2018. (more...)

BWW BLOG: To Chekhov: My Experience with ANTON IN SHOW BUSINESS
by Jessica Vanek - Mar 27, 2018

BWW BLOG: To Chekhov: My Experience with ANTON IN SHOW BUSINESS (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen To Premiere A QUEST FOR FREEDOM at NJPAC and at NextDance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

In this 2018 Women's History Month of March, NJPAC will premiere Nai-Ni Chen's latest collaboration with the world renowned Ahn Trio in a new, groundbreaking dance production, A Quest for Freedom. A program that highlights the hope and quest for freedom in every aspects of the artist's life and only highlighted by the current societal, national, international and historical debate around immigration. Following the NJPAC premiere, the new work will premiere at Philadelphia's NextDance Festival from Fri-Sun, April 20, 21, 22, 2018 at the Prince Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Assembly Presents World Premiere of SEAGULLMACHINE at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

La MaMa, in association with The Assembly, presents the world premiere of SEAGULLMACHINE, created by The Assembly, conceived by Nick Benacerraf, co-directed by Jess Chayes (Lucille Lortel Award winner) and Nick Benacerraf, and text by Anton Chekhov, Heiner Muller and The Assembly. SEAGULLMACHINE runs from April 14 - 29, 2018 in a limited engagement at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre, located at 66 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and the Bowery in New York City. Previews begin April 14 for an April 16 opening. (more...)

Case Western Reserve University And Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program Ensemble Class Of 2020 Present FIFTH OF JULY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program announces the debut performance of the Class of 2020. Fifth of July, from Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lanford Wilson, will run in the Helen Theatre at Playhouse Square. (more...)

Big Bridge Theatre Consortium Commissions Arlene Hutton As Inaugural Playwright
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2018

The Big Bridge Theatre Consortium (BBTC), a group of 12 university theatre departments dedicated to peace and interfaith dialogue have joined together to commission Arlene Hutton as their inaugural playwright. (more...)

Yale Repertory Theatre Presents the World Premiere Of FIELD GUIDE Created By Rude Mechs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of FIELD GUIDE created by Rude Mechs, inspired by the novel The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky, January 26 February 17, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, February 1. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For The World Premiere Of Howard Brenton's THE SHADOW FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Samuel Hodges, today announces the full cast for the company's inaugural production at NST City the world premi re of Howard Brenton's The Shadow Factory, which Hodges directs. Veteran of stage and screen Anita Dobson joins the cast as Lady Cooper/Ma (Wicked, Apollo Victoria Theatre; The Merry Wives of Windsor, RSC; Frozen, National Theatre) along with Shala Nyx who plays Polly. Dobson, known for playing the iconic role of Angie Watts in EastEnders, and Nyx join David Birrell (Fred/Hugh), Catherine Cusack (Lil/Sylvia), Lorna Fitzgerald (Jackie Dimmock), Hilton McRae (Lord Beaverbrook) and Daniel York (Len Gooch) to complete the company. The Shadow Factory opens on 15 February, with previews from 7 February, and runs until 3 March. (more...)

Undermain Theatre Presents Anton Chekhov's THREE SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Undermain Theatre is proud to present Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters. Discover the humor and heartbreak of one of the world's greatest plays revealed through a lyrical translation by one of the leading voices in contemporary theatre: Macarthur fellow Sarah Ruhl. Chekhov's tragicomic masterpiece tells the story of the daughters of a revered commander of a Russian military outpost who yearn to return to their cosmopolitan home. The Prozorov sisters, Olga, Masha, and Irina, dream of freedom, sex, romance, and Moscow. Tickets on sale now! (more...)

THE BENCH, A HOMELESS LOVE STORY Extends At East Village Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

The Off-Broadway hit The Bench starring Robert Galinsky, directed by Jay O. Sanders, will extend its sold out run at The East Village Playhouse (340 East 6th Street). It will start back up after the holidays beginning January 26 and will run an additional 12 weeks through April 13, 2018, playing Friday evening at 9pm. Tickets are $29 - $39 and can be purchased by visiting TheBenchPlay.com or by calling 866-811-4111. This production is being presented by Golden Globe Nominated Chris Noth, Drama Desk, Obie, Olivier Award winner Barry Shabaka Henley and produced by Tony Award winning producer Terry Schnuck. (more...)

BoHo Theatre Opens 2018 Season with CYRANO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

BoHo Theatre opens its 2018 season with the Chicago premiere of CYRANO, adapted by Michael Hollinger and Aaron Posner, based on the play by Edmond Rostand, and directed by BoHo Artistic Affiliate Steve O'Connell. This sharp, lean, nine-person translation of the classic French love story keeps the poetry, but ditches the pretension to create a work full of energy, passion, and theatrical artistry. (more...)

Performances Begin Tomorrow for East Coast Premiere of New Play THE OUTSIDER at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the East Coast premiere of the new play The Outsider by Paul Slade Smith, directed by David Esbjornson (Driving Miss Daisy). Performances begin TOMORROW, Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at 7:30 p.m., for a limited run through Sunday, February 18, 2018, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive) in Millburn, NJ. Opening Night is Sunday evening, January 28, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

DIXON PLACE Proudly Presents TOE PICK an Entirely Transcribed Play from the Real Life Story of Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan Ice Wars
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

Dixon Place (Ellie Covan, Founder and Artistic Director) is pleased to present Toe Pick, an entirely transcribed play by Zackary Grady, for three weeks in February, running concurrently with the 2018 Winter Olympics. Toe Pick, which relives the 1994 icecapades of Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding, opens Friday, February 9, and runs Fridays and Saturdays through February 24 at Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie Street (between Rivington and Delancey Streets). Advance tickets are $20 for adults, and $17 for seniors, students, and idNYC holders. Walkup tickets are $25 for adults, and $19 for seniors, students, and idNYC holders. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.dixonplace.org or by calling 866-811-4111. (more...)

Dan Lauria to Lead the Off-Broadway Cast of THE STONE WITCH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Producers Darlene Kaplan, Laura Janik Cronin and Scott J. Newsome, have announced, today, the cast and creative team for the Off-Broadway premiere of The Stone Witch, a play by Shem Bitterman (A Death in Colombia, Influence). Performances begin Monday, March 12, 2018 for an open-ended engagement at The Westside Theatre - Upstairs (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Opening Night is set for Sunday evening, March 25, 2018 at 6:30PM. (more...)

Anton Chekhov's THREE SISTERS Comes to Undermain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Undermain Theatre is proud to present Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters. Discover the humor and heartbreak of one of the world's greatest plays revealed through a lyrical translation by one of the leading voices in contemporary theatre: Macarthur fellow Sarah Ruhl. Chekhov's tragicomic masterpiece tells the story of the daughters of a revered commander of a Russian military outpost who yearn to return to their cosmopolitan home. The Prozorov sisters, Olga, Masha, and Irina, dream of freedom, sex, romance, and Moscow. Tickets on sale now! (more...)

BWW Review: In THREE SISTERS, Life is a Long, Disappointing Slog, But You Should Still Totally See the Play, at Northwest Classical Theatre Collaborative
by Krista Garver - Jan 18, 2018

Northwest Classical Theatre Collaborative's THREE SISTERS is a fascinating bummer, and definitely worth a watch for anyone who may feel like we as a country are stuck in some pretty deep muck, with no clear path out. (more...)

Previews Begin Tomorrow For Terrence McNally's FIRE AND AIR At CSC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Classic Stage Company presents the world premiere of Terrence McNally's Fire and Air, directed by John Doyle. The production begins performances tomorrow, Wednesday, January 17 at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 25. Opening night is Thursday, February 1. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Lincoln Center Theater's ADMISSIONS, By Joshua Harmon
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Rehearsals are currently underway for Lincoln Center Theater's production of ADMISSIONS, a new play by Joshua Harmon, directed by Daniel Aukin. ADMISSIONS will begin previews Thursday, February 15 and open on Monday, March 12 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Atlantic For Kids Announces Additional Performances Of THIS GIRL LAUGHS, THIS GIRL CRIES, THIS GIRL DOES NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

Atlantic for Kids (Atlantic Theater Company Artistic Director, Neil Pepe; Atlantic Theater Company Managing Director, Jeffory Lawson; Atlantic Acting School Executive Director, Mary McCann; Atlantic for Kids Artistic Director, Alison Beatty) has added two public performances of This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing, a play by Finegan Kruckemeyer with original music by Nate Weida. Directed by Alison Beatty and Tom Costello, performances will now conclude on Sunday, March 11th, 2018 at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues). (more...)

Sarah Jeffery to Play Lead Role in The CW's Reboot of CHARMED
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Sarah Jeffery has been cast as one of The Three Sisters in the CW's pilot Charmed, according to Deadline. She joins Melonie Diaz who will be playing another of the sisters. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For The UK Premiere Of Joel Drake Johnson's RASHEEDA SPEAKING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Troupe today announces full casting for the UK premiere of Joel Drake Johnson's tense workplace drama Rasheeda Speaking. Sheila Reid (Rose Saunders) and Bo Poraj (Dr David Williams) complete the company with the previously announced Elizabeth Berrington (Ileen Van Meter) and Tanya Moodie (Jaclyn Spaulding). Directed by Jonathan O'Boyle the production opens at Trafalgar Studios 2 on 20 April, with previews from 18 April, and runs until 12 May. (more...)

SU Drama Presents The Anton Chekhov Classic THE SEAGULL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

???????Syracuse University's Department of Drama tackles a seminal work of modern Russian theater as it presents "The Seagull" by Anton Chekhov. First performed In St. Petersburg in 1896, "The Seagull" famously flopped on its opening night and nearly drove Chekhov to abandon playwriting. In 1898, the famous director Konstantin Stanislavsky staged the play at The Moscow Art Theatre where it proved a resounding success and helped establish the company's and the playwright's reputations. (more...)

Yale Rep Presents Suzan-Lori Parks's FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, Parts 1, 2 & 3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3 by Suzan-Lori Parks, directed by Liz Diamond, March 16-April 7, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 22. Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3 is a co-production with San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater, where it will play April 25-May 20. (more...)

The Assembly Announces World Premiere of SEAGULLMACHINE At La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

La MaMa, in association with The Assembly, presents the world premiere of SEAGULLMACHINE, created by The Assembly, conceived by Nick Benacerraf, co-directed by Jess Chayes (Lucille Lortel Award winner) and Nick Benacerraf, and text by Anton Chekhov, Heiner Muller and The Assembly. SEAGULLMACHINE runs from April 14 - 29, 2018 in a limited engagement at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre, located at 66 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and the Bowery in New York City. Previews begin April 14 for an April 16 opening. (more...)

Meet the Broadway-Filled Cast of THE PARTY; In Theatres on February 16!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

In Sally Potter's new dark comedy THE PARTY, Janet (Kristin Scott Thomas) is hosting an intimate gathering of friends in her London home to celebrate her political ascension, while her husband, Bill (Timothy Spall), seems preoccupied. Janet's acerbic best friend, April (Patricia Clarkson) arrives and others follow, some with their own dramatic news to share, but an announcement by Bill provokes a series of revelations that gradually unravel the sophisticated soiree, and a night that began with champagne may end with gunplay. (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...)

SHAKESPEARE HIS WIFE AND THE DOG Come to The Broad Stage, 1/18-28
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica and Bated Breath present the U.S. Premiere of Shakespeare his wife and the dog by Philip Whitchurch, featuring its originating cast: Whitchurch as Shakespeare and Sally Edwards as Anne Hathaway, and directed as it was in the U.K. by Julia St John, for twelve performances only, January 18 through 28 with a press opening on January 19. (more...)

City Theatre Austin Presents UNCLE VANYA, Anton Chekhov's Cherished Work Of Hope, Love, and Loss
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2017

City Theatre Austin kicks off the 2018 season with acclaimed playwright Anton Chekhov's masterful play, Uncle Vanya. The production is directed and adapted by guest director Rod Mechem and stars Brianna Ripkowski, Beau Paul, Julia Salas, Matt Flynn, and Jo Rake. (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company To Celebrate A Joyful Year Of The Dog
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2017

The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company proudly announces the Company's upcoming production for the Celebration of the Lunar New Year of the Dog at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts on February 11th, 2018 at 3pm. In addition, this fantastic production will also be presented by Kupferberg Center for the Performing Arts in Queens on February 28 and March 1, 2018 at 10:30am, at the College of Staten Island on February 27th, 2018 at 10am, and at Lehman College in the Bronx on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 10am and 11:30am, as well as the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, NJ on February 8 and 9, 2018 at 10am and 12:30pm and February 10, 2018 at 2pm and 7pm. (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company to Celebrate a Joyful The Year of the Dog
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company proudly announces the Company's upcoming production for the Celebration of the Lunar New Year of the Dog at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts on February 11th, 2018 at 3pm. In addition, this fantastic production will also be presented by Kupferberg Center for the Performing Arts in Queens on February 28 and March 1, 2018 at 10:30am, at the College of Staten Island on February 27th, 2018 at 10am, and at Lehman College in the Bronx on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 10am and 11:30am, as well as the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, NJ on February 8 and 9, 2018 at 10am and 12:30pm and February 10, 2018 at 2pm and 7pm. (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Offers Sneak Preview Of A QUEST FOR FREEDOM At APAP
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will present its latest work, A Quest for Freedom, at New York City's City Center Studio 4 on Saturday, January 13 at 7pm and 8pm, and Sunday, January 14 at 12 noon and 12:30pm. The performances will showcase the company's latest collaboration with the renowned Korean American classical music powerhouse The Ahn Trio during the annual conference of the Association of the Performing Arts Presenters. The collaboration, although planned over a years ago, has been influenced greatly by the current discussion on immigration during its development. (more...)

LookOut Presents THE ACCIDENTAL CURATOR by Molly Regan
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Steppenwolf's LookOut Series is pleased to present, as part of the Winter 2017-18 lineup, The Accidental Curator, written and performed by ensemble member Molly Regan and directed by Mary B. Robinson. Regan, who was encouraged by former Artistic Director Martha Lavey to write this show, was most recently seen on the Steppenwolf stage in The Herd, Tribes, and Good People. (more...)

Lenny Wolpe to Star in THE OUTSIDER at Paper Mill Playhouse; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced today the cast and creative team for the East Coast premiere of the new play The Outsider by Paul Slade Smith, directed by David Esbjornson (Driving Miss Daisy). (more...)

Lung Ha Theatre Company Presents THE THREE SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Lung Ha Theatre Company's first production of 2018 opens at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, with a preview on Thursday 15 March and is a new version of Anton Chekhov's classic play Three Sisters by Adrian Osmond. After Edinburgh the play will tour to Perth Theatre and the Citizens Theatre, Glasgow. (more...)

BWW Review: CRIMES OF THE HEART at SBCC Jurkowitz Theatre
by Anna Jensen - Apr 20, 2018

A Delightful Southern Treat. SBCC's production of CRIMES OF THE HEART by Beth Henley, Directed by R. Michael Gros. April 11-28, 2018, Jurkowitz Theatre, SBCC West Campus, 900 block of Cliff Dr. 805-965-5935 or www.theatregroupsbcc.com for tickets and information. (more...)

PETER RABBIT Inspires Kids Across America to Plant A Seed for Earth Day
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

Everyone's favorite rabbit is bringing Mr. McGregor's iconic garden to life with a nationwide school and community Earth Day initiative in honor of PETER RABBIT the Movie, the contemporary feature film adaptation about the beloved and mischievous hero, available today on Digital from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. (more...)

SOLO MUST DIE: A Musical Parody Premieres at Hudson Backstage 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

???????Stidley Theatricals presents the world premiere of 'SOLO MUST DIE: A Musical Parody' * with book by Jordan Stidham & Ari Stidham, music and lyrics by Hughie Stone Fish and Ari Stidham, directed by Ari Stidham, produced by Steven Brandon. In an untold adventure somewhere in between 'A New Hope' and 'The Empires Strikes Back,' Han Solo crash lands in Cloud City and is torn between his smuggler past and his new status as a galactic hero, as he sings and dances his troubles away, all while trying to make it out alive. The play runs May 4 through May 27 at the Hudson Backstage Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. (more...)

Photo Flash: La MaMa in Association with The Assembly Presents the World Premiere of SEAGULLMACHINE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

La MaMa, in association with The Assembly, presents the world premiere of SEAGULLMACHINE, created by The Assembly, conceived by Nick Benacerraf, co-directed by Jess Chayes (Lucille Lortel Award winner) and Nick Benacerraf, and text by Anton Chekhov, Heiner Muller and The Assembly. SEAGULLMACHINE runs from April 14 - May 5, 2018 in a limited engagement at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre, located at 66 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and the Bowery in New York City. Previews begin April 14 for an April 16 opening. (more...)

Russia's State Theatre Of Nations Production Of Chekhov's IVANOV Comes to New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Maria Shclover and Irina Shabshis, Cherry Orchard Festival's co-founders and producers, today announced Russia's State Theatre of Nations will return to New York with Anton Chekhov's Ivanov, his timeless dramatic play about an antihero, a melancholic upper-class man struggling to regain his former glory, June 14 -17 2018, at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street), as part of the VI Cherry Orchard Festival of the Arts. (more...)

Cherry Orchard Festival Presents Russia's State Theatre Of Nations Production of Chekhov's IVANOV
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

Maria Shclover and Irina Shabshis, Cherry Orchard Festival's co-founders and producers, today announced Russia's State Theatre of Nations will return to New York with Anton Chekhov's Ivanov, his timeless dramatic play about an antihero, a melancholic upper-class man struggling to regain his former glory, June 14 -17 2018, at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street), as part of the VI Cherry Orchard Festival of the Arts. (more...)

Intimate Dark Comedy END DAYS Satirizes The Conflict Between Science And Religion
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

California Repertory Company, part of the CSULB Theatre Arts Department, continues its spring season with End Days, by Deborah Zoe Laufer. (more...)

BWW Review: SISTERS OF SWING Delivers Solid Performance at Town Hall Arts Center
by Jon Bee - Apr 11, 2018

In Sisters of Swing, produced by Town Hall Arts Center, the lives of LaVerne, Maxene and Patty, are put on display as they sing their way through the years. The show follows the sisters from their early days on the road and rise in fame to their dissembling over irreconcilable differences. With a score chalk-full of hit songs such as, "Bei Mir Bist Du Schon," "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree," and "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy," some audiences members may get a sense of nostalgia that will leave them smiling. (more...)

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