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

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

Meet the 100-Person Cast of THE ODYSSEY at Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

It's nearly here! An initiative and production years in the making comes to the Seattle Repertory Theatre Bagley Wright Theatre stage in just two short weeks in the form of a musical adaptation of The Odyssey, featuring an over-100-person cast. (more...)

Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart and Carrie Compere to Lead THE COLOR PURPLE on Tour; Cast, Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Producers announced today the first North American tour and full casting of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. Performances will begin October 7, 2017 in Schenectady, New York at Proctors and the tour will have its official opening October 17, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland at The Hippodrome Theatre. The tour will visit more than 30 cities in its first year on tour. Check out a complete tour route for the 2017-18 season below! (more...)

Chris Noth, Barry Shabaka Henley, and Cherry Lane Theatre Present THE BENCH this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

The Bench stars Robert Galinsky and marks the New York directorial debut of Jay O. Sanders, it will begin its limited run at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) on October 15 and will initially run Sunday evening at 7pm through December 17, 2017. (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE National Tour Begins Tonight in Schenectady
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2017

The first North American tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE begins tonight, October 7, 2017 in Schenectady, New York at Proctors. The tour will have its official opening October 17, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland at The Hippodrome Theatre. (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...)

Sheffield Theatres' Artistic Director Robert Hastie Announces New Season For 2018
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces his new season for 2018. (more...)

SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER and THE THREE SISTERS Slated for SSG 2017 Classic Fest
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

The SSG 2017 CLASSIC FEST featuring SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER by Oliver Goldsmith and The Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov opens next week. (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...)

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre to Honor Ron Nakahara, Andrea Louie, and Edward Sakamoto at Annual Gala Dinner
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre (Tisa Chang, Artistic Producing Director) will host a one-night only special event celebrating the upcoming season with the 2017 Arts & Action Gala Dinner on Thursday evening, November 9, 2017 at The Golden Unicorn Restaurant in Chinatown (18 East Broadway at Catherine Street). (more...)

Submissions Open for O'Neill Center's 2018 National Music Theater Conference
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announced today that is now accepting submissions for the 2018 National Music Theater Conference. (more...)

Yale Rep to Present Nambi E. Kelley's Stage Adaptation of NATIVE SON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre presents NATIVE SON, the critically acclaimed new play by Nambi E. Kelley adapted from the iconic American novel by Richard Wright, directed by Seret Scott, November 24 December 16 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, November 30. (more...)

SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER and THE THREE SISTERS Slated for SSG 2017 Classic Fest
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

The SSG 2017 CLASSIC FEST featuring SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER by Oliver Goldsmith and The Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov opens next week. (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...)

Pan Asian Rep to Host 2017 Arts & Action Gala Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre will host a one-night only special event celebrating the upcoming season with the 2017 Arts & Action Gala Dinner on Thursday evening, November 9, 2017 at The Golden Unicorn Restaurant in Chinatown (18 East Broadway at Catherine Street). (more...)

Williamston Theatre Announces Giving Tuesday Event
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Over the past several years, Giving Tuesday has evolved into a national effort to raise money for worthy causes in communities across the country. This year, the Williamston Theatre is honoring the support of its donors by presenting a full season's worth of play readings, all day long. On Tuesday, November 28 the Williamston Theatre will hold a marathon of staged readings of six plays. The event is free and open to the public. Attendees are welcomed to attend all or individual readings. Gracie's Contemporary Bistro in Williamston is a sponsor of the event. (more...)

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...)

Cast Announced for West End Transfer of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Casting is today announced for the West End transfer for Bob Dylan's and Conor McPherson's Girl From the North Country, following a sell-out, critically acclaimed run at The Old Vic. (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...)

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...)

theSpaceUK to Bring A JOKE to Edinburgh Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

theSpaceUK is proud to present a NEW PLAY FEATURING SCI FI LEGENDS SYLVESTER McCOY AND ROBERT PICARDO. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Janeane Garofalo, Lili Taylor and Celia Weston Get Cozy with Flamingos for MARVIN'S ROOM on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the Broadway premiere of Marvin's Room, by Scott McPherson, directed by Obie Award-winning director, Anne Kauffman (Detroit) making her Broadway debut. Janeane Garofalo will star as 'Lee' in her Broadway debut; Lili Taylor will star as 'Bessie' and Celia Weston will star as 'Ruth.' Scroll down for a sneak peek at the stars in character! (more...)

Winners of 2017 Annual Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition Announced By Ezra Jack Keats Foundation and New York City Department of Education
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

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Montana Rep to Host 22nd Annual Missoula Colony for Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Montana Repertory Theatre is producing the 22nd annual Missoula Colony this summer, July 30-August 5. The Colony is a gathering of artists in support of the writer's craft. We've been hosting playwrights and theatre professionals from all over the country for the last 21 years. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: JATINGA Exposes The Stories That The Rest Of The World Would Rather Ignore
by Jade Kops - Jun 25, 2017

Purva Naresh's new play, JATINGA, shares a heartbreaking side of India that the rest of the world has tried to ignore. In its world premiere, this 80 minute play delves into the stories of India's forgotten girls, based on Naresh's personal experience with girls she met in the Kamathipura region of India. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Janeane Garofalo, Lili Taylor and Celia Weston in MARVIN'S ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the Broadway premiere of Marvin's Room, by Scott McPherson, directed by Obie Award-winning director, Anne Kauffman (Detroit) making her Broadway debut. Janeane Garofalo will star as 'Lee' in her Broadway debut; Lili Taylor will star as 'Bessie' and Celia Weston will star as 'Ruth.' BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Review: MSMT's Enchanting SLEEPING BEAUTY Offers a Fresh and Relevant Perspective on a Classic Fairytale
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jun 14, 2017

MSMT opens its Theatre for Young Audiences with three performances of Marc Robin and Curt Dale Clark's musical retelling of the Brothers Grimm fairytale, Sleeping Beauty, in a striking visual production, performed with energy, conviction, and style by a company of young actors. The hour-long musical version puts a contemporary spin on the familiar story and subtly raises issues and values which seem remarkably current, despite the fact that the show was written more than twenty years ago. (more...)

PRESENT LAUGHTER's Kevin Kline Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Kevin Kline has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for PRESENT LAUGHTER. (more...)

Ellen Burstyn, André De Shields & More Will Star in John Doyle-Helmed AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the full cast for AS YOU LIKE IT by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle. The production will run at Bay Street Theater from August 8 - September 3. The production will star Hannah Cabell (The Father, Men on Boats, Major Barbara) as Rosalind, Academy Award, Emmy Award and Tony Award winner Ellen Burstyn (Same Time, Next Year, The Last Picture Show, The Exorcist) as Jacques, and Andre De Shields (The Full Monty, Ain't Misbehavin', The Wiz) as Touchstone. (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, July 22, 2017
by - Jul 6, 2017

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, July 22, 2017! (more...)

Marguerite Willbanks, Matt Edmonds & Joe Kinosian, Norman Moses and More to Star in Milwaukee Rep's Fall Lineup; Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater announces casting for the 2017/18 Season Fall shows including Souvenir, The Who & The What, Murder For Two, and Holmes and Watson. (more...)

Ellen Burstyn, Andre De Shields and More to Return for Stephen Schwartz's Jazz Era AS YOU LIKE IT at CSC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Doyle and Executive Producer Director Jeff Griffin, announced today that Tony, Emmy and Academy Award-winner Ellen Burstyn will play the role of Jaques in the company's new production of William Shakespeare's As You Like It, directed by Doyle, with music by Stephen Schwartz, beginning Wednesday, September 13 as the first production of CSC's 50th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Bay Street Theater to Offer 'Pay What You Can' Performance of Starry AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Bay Street Theater has announced a 'Pay What You Can' performance for AS YOU LIKE IT, a comedy by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, with original music by Stephen Schwartz, on Tuesday, August 8 at 7 pm. (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Today, July 22, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW today, July 22, 2017! (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse presents Obie Award Winner APPROPRIATE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

"Appropriate," the 2014 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, from August 15 through September 2. The story of family secrets is written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, 2016 MacArthur Genius Grant Recipient, and directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director. (more...)

Jemma Redgrave & Oliver Cotton Star in New Tour of DUET FOR ONE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Lee Dean and Daniel Schumann, in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre, are delighted to announce a strictly limited UK tour of Tom Kempinski's award-winning play DUET FOR ONE. (more...)

BWW Review: Swear to God! THE DEVIL'S WIFE's Wickedly Good!
by Gil Kaan - Jul 17, 2017

The Skylight Theatre Company's world premiere of THE DEVIL'S WIFE scores high on all fronts - Tom Jacobson's witty script (with a message), spot-on delivery by its talented cast of four, smooth direction by Eric Hoff, all complemented by Skylight Theatre team's first-rate technical elements. THE DEVIL'S WIFE's certainly one of the more successful Original (capital 'O' emphasized) theatre pieces I've seen over the years. (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...)

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...)

Bay Street Theater to Offer 'Pay What You Can' Performance of Starry AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Bay Street Theater has announced a 'Pay What You Can' performance for AS YOU LIKE IT, a comedy by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, with original music by Stephen Schwartz, today, August 8 at 7 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: John Doyle Directs AS YOU LIKE IT at Bay Street Theater Starring Ellen Burstyn, Andre De Shields, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Bay Street Theater has announced their take on AS YOU LIKE IT, by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, with original music by Stephen Schwartz, will run from August 8 - September 3. For tickets call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 11 am - show time daily or purchase online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: O-M-G! MOSCOW MOSCOW MOSCOW MOSCOW MOSCOW MOSCOW at Williamstown Theatre Festival Is Like Wicked Effing Funny
by Justin J. Sacramone - Aug 6, 2017

Under the direction of Trip Cullman, MOSCOW is a coruscating blend of juxtaposing anachronisms, fearless of being nasty and messy, and shows the heights theatre can reach when a playwright's singular voice is fleshed out by a director's pastiche concept. (more...)

Meet the 100-Person Cast of THE ODYSSEY at Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

It's nearly here! An initiative and production years in the making comes to the Seattle Repertory Theatre Bagley Wright Theatre stage in just two short weeks in the form of a musical adaptation of The Odyssey, featuring an over-100-person cast. (more...)

VIDEO: APPROPRIATE Comes to Westport Country Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2017

"Appropriate," the 2014 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, from August 15 through September 2. The story of family secrets is written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, 2016 MacArthur Genius Grant Recipient, and directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at APPROPRIATE at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

'Appropriate,' the 2014 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play, is being staged at Westport Country Playhouse, now through September 2. The story of family secrets is written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, 2016 MacArthur Genius Grant Recipient, and directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: John Doyle Directs AS YOU LIKE IT at Bay Street Theater Starring Ellen Burstyn, Andre De Shields, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Bay Street Theater has announced their take on AS YOU LIKE IT, by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, with original music by Stephen Schwartz, will run from August 8 - September 3. For tickets call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 11 am - show time daily or purchase online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse presents Obie Award Winner APPROPRIATE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

"Appropriate," the 2014 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, from August 15 through September 2. The story of family secrets is written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, 2016 MacArthur Genius Grant Recipient, and directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Dog Days of Summer Arrive Early in SYLVIA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

The dog days of summer arrive early this year, as Rubicon Theatre Company presents a spring production of A.R. Gurney's howlingly funny canine comedy SYLVIA, a love story about empty nesters Greg and Kate, and an irrepressible mutt named Sylvia. Written by Drama Desk, Obie and Lortel Award-winning playwright A.R. Gurney (also known for Love Letters and The Dining Room), the plot follows what happens after a man going through a midlife crisis finds a dog in Central Park and brings her home without consulting his wife. (more...)

Slipstream Presents Audience Interactive THREE SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Slipstream proudly presents Chekhov's masterpiece about a dying class, The Three Sisters. In this new adaptation, the men have been removed and one actor serves as the narrator and the often-forgotten "fourth sister", Natasha. A true ensemble piece, this production features a total of four actors (three title sisters and the narrator); and each night the audience decides which three actors will play which three sisters. (more...)

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