Tracey Ullman to Return to the Stage in Poliakoff's MY CITY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2011

Tracey Ullman will make her return to the London stage in a production of Stephen Poliakoff's MY CITY at Almida Theatre, according to report by Baz Bamigboye for Daily Mail. The show will begin rehearsals in August, and performances begin September 8. (more...)

Hannah Arterton, Sèan Brooke, Tracey Ullman & More Lead MY CITY at the Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2011

Stephen Poliakoff will direct the world premiere of My City, his first new play for 12 years, running at the Almeida Theatre from 8 September - 5 November, with press night on 15 September 2011. (more...)

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, CATS, Matthew Bourne's SWAN LAKE and More SEt for Birmingham Hippodrome's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

Birmingham Hippodrome has announced details of a spectacular new season of outstanding live entertainment. The 2013/14 season features a host of new productions, an outdoor event transforming the Southside district, and the return of a much-loved favourite with priority booking for Hippodrome Friends. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Premiere Robert Homeyer's THREE OF A KIND, WITH TWO WILD CARDS, 11/20-12/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

Theater for the New City will present the World Premiere of Robert Homeyer's (Christopher Marlowe's Julius Caesar) Three of a Kind, With Two Wild Cards November 20-December 1 at Theater for the New City (155 1st Avenue between 9th and 10th Street). The production will feature Robert Homeyer, Steph van Vlack, Aristotle Stamat, Oliver Thrun, Matthew Angel, Mark Lang, Kim Vogels, and Lissa Moira*. The creative team will include Set and Lighting Design by Mark Marcante, Costumes and Props by Lytza Colon, Sound Design by Roy Chang, and Choreography by Angela Harriell. The production Stage Manager will be Tashika Futch. *Actor appears courtesy of the Actors' Equity Association. (more...)

Lil Duval, Tracy Morgan, Steve Rannazzisi and More to Headline at Carolines on Broadway, Nov 2012
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2012

Carolines on Broadway, "America's Premier Comedy Nightclub," announces its all-star line-up of talent for the month of November 2012, highlighted by headliners Lil Duval, from MTV2's "Guy Code" and "Hip Hop Squares," November 2 - 4; Shawn and Marlon Wayans, as part of the 2012 New York Comedy Festival, from the films "White Chicks," "Dance Flick" and the "Scary Movie" series, November 8 - 11; Maz Jobrani, from his stand-up special "Brown and Friendly" and his "I Come in Peace" comedy tour, November 15 - 18; Tracy Morgan, from NBC's "30 Rock" and "Saturday Night Live" and the film "Cop Out," Thanksgiving Weekend, November 21, 23 and 24; and Steve Rannazzisi, from FX Network's "The League" and MTV's "Punk'd," November 29 - December 1. (more...)

Hannah Arterton, Sèan Brooke, Tracey Ullman & More Lead MY CITY at the Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2011

Stephen Poliakoff will direct the world premiere of My City, his first new play for 12 years, running at the Almeida Theatre from 8 September - 5 November, with press night on 15 September 2011. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Premiere Robert Homeyer's THREE OF A KIND, WITH TWO WILD CARDS, 11/20-12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2013

Theater for the New City will present the World Premiere of Robert Homeyer's (Christopher Marlowe's Julius Caesar) Three of a Kind, With Two Wild Cards November 20-December 1 at Theater for the New City (155 1st Avenue between 9th and 10th Street). The production will feature Robert Homeyer, Steph van Vlack, Aristotle Stamat, Oliver Thrun, Matthew Angel, Mark Lang, Kim Vogels, and Lissa Moira*. The creative team will include Set and Lighting Design by Mark Marcante, Costumes and Props by Lytza Colon, Sound Design by Roy Chang, and Choreography by Angela Harriell. The production Stage Manager will be Tashika Futch. *Actor appears courtesy of the Actors' Equity Association. (more...)

OFFICIAL: Lenny Henry and David Suchet Set for ENCOUNTERS: PERFORMERS ON PERFORMANCE at the Lyric, Jan 20 & Feb 24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

ENCOUNTERS: Performers on Performance is a unique series of one to one conversations with high profile performers talking personally, candidly and entertainingly about their life and art. ENCOUNTERS will open at the Lyric Theatre on 20th January 2014 over monthly Monday evenings. Fiona Lindsay will conduct the interviews with Lenny Henry (Monday, 20th January, 2014) and David Suchet (Monday, 24th February, 2014) appearing as the first two guests. (more...)

Theater for the New City Premieres Robert Homeyer's THREE OF A KIND, WITH TWO WILD CARDS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

Theater for the New City will present the World Premiere of Robert Homeyer's (Christopher Marlowe's Julius Caesar) Three of a Kind, With Two Wild Cards tonight, November 20-December 1 at Theater for the New City (155 1st Avenue between 9th and 10th Street). (more...)

Lil Duval, Tracy Morgan, Steve Rannazzisi and More to Headline at Carolines on Broadway, Nov 2012
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2012

Carolines on Broadway, "America's Premier Comedy Nightclub," announces its all-star line-up of talent for the month of November 2012, highlighted by headliners Lil Duval, from MTV2's "Guy Code" and "Hip Hop Squares," November 2 - 4; Shawn and Marlon Wayans, as part of the 2012 New York Comedy Festival, from the films "White Chicks," "Dance Flick" and the "Scary Movie" series, November 8 - 11; Maz Jobrani, from his stand-up special "Brown and Friendly" and his "I Come in Peace" comedy tour, November 15 - 18; Tracy Morgan, from NBC's "30 Rock" and "Saturday Night Live" and the film "Cop Out," Thanksgiving Weekend, November 21, 23 and 24; and Steve Rannazzisi, from FX Network's "The League" and MTV's "Punk'd," November 29 - December 1. (more...)

Greenwich and Docklands International Festival Announces Full 2017 Program
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Artistic Director Bradley Hemmings today announces the full programme for this summer's Greenwich + Docklands International Festival (GDIF), London's leading festival of outdoor theatre and performing arts, which takes place from 23 June to 8 July in locations across Royal Greenwich, Docklands and Tower Hamlets.  It follows the previous announcement in March of eight newly commissioned productions. (more...)

Janet Amsden, Martin Buchan and More Set for Finborough Theatre's THE BLOOD IS STRONG; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2013

High Fell Productions in association with Neil McPherson for the Finborough Theatre presents THE BLOOD IS STRONG by David Hutchison. Directed by Bruce Guthrie, the show is designed by Gabriella Slade with lighting by Humphrey McDermott and sound by Josh Richardson. Just announced, the cast will feature: Janet Amsden, Margaret-Ann Bain, Martin Buchan, Alistair Findlay, Neil McNulty and Steven Miller in this World Premiere. (more...)

Jeff Ross, Chris Distefano & More Set for Carolines On Broadway Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Carolines on Broadway announces its all-star line-up of talent for the month of June 2014, highlighted by headliners Jeff Ross, "The Roastmaster General," from Comedy Central's "The Burn with Jeff Ross" and from the Comedy Central Roasts, June 1; Chris Distefano, host of MTV2's "Off the Bat" and from "Guy Code," "Guy Court" and MTV's "Girl Code," June 5 - 9; Cipha Sounds, from 'The Hot 97 Morning Show an VH-1's 'This Is Hot 97,' hosts Cipha Sounds' Puerto Rican Freakin' Weekend, June 5 - 7; Charlie Murphy, from Comedy Central's "Chappelle's Show, Fathers Day Weekend, June 12 - 15; Rob Delaney, Comedy Awards winner for "Funniest Person on Twitter," and from E!'s "Chelsea Lately" and "Burning Love," June 19 - 22; and Rob Stapleton, from Comedy Central's "Comedy Central Presents" and BET'S "ComicView," June 26 - 29. (more...)

Janet Amsden, Martin Buchan and More Set for Finborough Theatre's THE BLOOD IS STRONG; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2013

High Fell Productions in association with Neil McPherson for the Finborough Theatre presents THE BLOOD IS STRONG by David Hutchison. Directed by Bruce Guthrie, the show is designed by Gabriella Slade with lighting by Humphrey McDermott and sound by Josh Richardson. Just announced, the cast will feature: Janet Amsden, Margaret-Ann Bain, Martin Buchan, Alistair Findlay, Neil McNulty and Steven Miller in this World Premiere. (more...)

Cast Announced for Frontier Theatre Productions' THE LOVERS OF VIORNE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Today Frontier Theatre Productions announces the full cast for its first production of Marguerite Duras' The Lovers of Viorne in a translation by Barbara Bray, opening on 4 May, with a preview on 3 May, and running until 21 May.  James Roose-Evans directs Charlotte Cornwell (Claire), Kevin Trainor (Interrogator) and Martin Turner (Pierre Lannes). (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting for THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI Starring Lenny Henry
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for Bruce Norris' new translation of Bertolt Brecht's satirical masterpiece The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, directed by Simon Evans with design by Peter McKintosh. (more...)

Joe Pantoliano to Appear in GREAT KILLS at Theater for the New City, 3/26-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

'Great Kills' by Tom Diriwachter is a darkly comic tale of a get-rich-quick scheme in Staten Island that goes awry. Theater for the New City (TNC) will present the play's debut run March 26 to April 12, featuring Joe Pantoliano (who is noted for his starring roles on Broadway, film and TV), Robert Homeyer and Peter Welch. Jonathan Weber directs. (more...)

Joe Pantoliano Appears in GREAT KILLS at Theater for the New City, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

'Great Kills' by Tom Diriwachter is a darkly comic tale of a get-rich-quick scheme in Staten Island that goes awry. Theater for the New City (TNC) will present the play's debut run tonight, March 26 to April 12, featuring Joe Pantoliano (who is noted for his starring roles on Broadway, film and TV), Robert Homeyer and Peter Welch. Jonathan Weber directs. (more...)

Alley Theatre to Present A FEW GOOD MEN, 3/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2013

Bringing together an outstanding, large cast with a world-class artistic team, Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd directs Aaron Sorkin's A Few Good Men. This epic production brings this captivating military courtroom drama to life. A Few Good Men runs March 1 through March 24, 2013, on the Hubbard Stage. (more...)

Tracey Ullman Boards CBS Comedy Pilot GOOD SESSION
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

According to Deadline, Ullman has just signed to join James Roday and Rich Sommer in CBS' upcoming comedy pilot GOOD SESSION from John Hamburg and Matt Miller. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre Screens THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2012

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts presents the fifth High Definition screening of this season's National Theatre Live series, THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, written by William Shakespeare, directed by Dominic Cooke with Lenny Henry as Antipholus of Syracuse on SUNDAY, MARCH 18 at 2pm at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd. in La Mirada. (more...)

Frontier Theatre Productions Announces First Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Frontier Theatre Productions' Artistic Director James Roose-Evans today announces the company's first show - a production of Marguerite Duras's The Lovers Of Viorne which runs from 3 - 21 May at The Theatre Room, Frontier's new 55 seat chamber theatre in their headquarters at 6 Frederick's Place.  Roose-Evans directs Charlotte Cornwell as Claire with full casting to be announced shortly.  (more...)

Alley Theatre Presents A FEW GOOD MEN, Now thru 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2013

Bringing together an outstanding, large cast with a world-class artistic team, Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd directs Aaron Sorkin's A Few Good Men. This epic production brings this captivating military courtroom drama to life. A Few Good Men runs tonight, March 1 through March 24, 2013, on the Hubbard Stage. (more...)

D.L. Hughley, Gerald Kelly, Colin Jost & More Set for Carolines On Broadway In July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Carolines on Broadway announces its all-star line-up of talent for the month of July 2014, highlighted by headliners Gerald Kelly, from the new season of NBC's"Last Comic Standing" and BET's "ComicView," July 4th Weekend, July 3 - 6; Colin Jost, from NBC's "Saturday Night Live" and co-anchor of "Weekend Update," July 10 - 12; D.L. Hughley, host of the nationally syndicated radio program "The D.L. Hughley Show" and his Showtime stand-up special "D.L. Hughley: Clear," July 17 - 20; Mary Lynn Rajskub, "Chloe" from FOX's "24" and "24: Live Another Day," July 24 - 27; Luis Jimenez, host of X96.3 FM's "The Luis Jimenez Show" hosts 'The Luis Jimenez Show Live," on July 25 and 26; and Ron Funches, from NBC's "Undateable," and Comedy Central's "Kroll Show," July 31 - August 3. (more...)

Ron Funches, Gilbert Gottfried, Rob Schneider and More to Bring Laughs to Caroline's on Broadway This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Carolines on Broadway announces its all-star line-up of talent for the month of August 2014, highlighted by headliners Ron Funches, star of NBC's "Undateable," August 1 - 3; Donnell Rawlings, "Ashy Larry" from Comedy Central's "Chappelle's Show" and from MTV2's "Guy Code," August 7 - 10; Gilbert Gottfried, from Sirius XM's "The Howard Stern Show," one night only, August 14; Todd Barry, from FX's 'Louie' and his film 'Todd Barry: The Crowd Work Tour,' August 15 and 16; John Witherspoon, from the "Friday" films and Adult Swim's new comedy series "Black Jesus," August 21 - 24; and Rob Schneider, from NBC's "Saturday Night Live" and the films "Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo" and "Grown Ups," Labor Day Weekend, August 28 - 31. (more...)

Sterling¬'s Upstairs Announces August Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2008

A month into its third year, LA's premier Cabaret Supper-Club, Sterling's Upstairs located at the legendary Vitello's Restaurant in Studio City, CA has been cited by the LA Daily News as presenting the Best Cabaret Entertainment in Los Angeles. (more...)

Stephen Poliakoff on Tracey Ullman's on Return to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2011

As reported back in April by BroadwayWorld, Tracey Ullman will make her return to the London stage in a production of Stephen Poliakoff's MY CITY at Almida Theatre. Reheasals will begin next month. (more...)

Samhain Publishing Announces Second Three-book Digital Boxed Set for Author Jess Dee
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) July 01, 2015 (more...)

Hannah Arterton, Sèan Brooke, Tracey Ullman & More Lead MY CITY at the Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2011

Stephen Poliakoff will direct the world premiere of My City, his first new play for 12 years, running at the Almeida Theatre from 8 September - 5 November, with press night on 15 September 2011. (more...)

The New Century: Enter Laughing
by Nancy Grossman - Jan 28, 2009

The SpeakEasy Stage Company presents the New England premiere of Paul Rudnick's new play, a collection of stories and characters with humor, heart, and warmth to get you through the winter (more...)

Palm Beach Dramaworks to Offer Live 'Radio Broadcast' of DOUBLE INDEMNITY, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Murder! Duplicity! Revenge! It all happens at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre on February 24, when Palm Beach Dramaworks presents a recreation of the Lux Radio Theatre's 1950 broadcast of James M. Cain's Double Indemnity. Proceeds from this one-night only event, which includes a dessert reception following the 7:30 performance, benefit PBD's Theatre Guild. 1940s attire optional! (more...)

Schuster Center Presents VISUAL VOICES Exhibit, 2/1-28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2011

Victoria Theatre Association and EbonNia Gallery present the seventh annual Visual Voices art exhibit returning to the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, February 1 - 28, as part of the KeyBank African-American Arts Festival. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre Screens THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2012

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts presents the fifth High Definition screening of this season's National Theatre Live series, THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, written by William Shakespeare, directed by Dominic Cooke with Lenny Henry as Antipholus of Syracuse on SUNDAY, MARCH 18 at 2pm at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd. in La Mirada. (more...)

Palm Beach Dramaworks Offers Live 'Radio Broadcast' of DOUBLE INDEMNITY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Murder! Duplicity! Revenge! It all happens at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre tonight, February 24, when Palm Beach Dramaworks presents a recreation of the Lux Radio Theatre's 1950 broadcast of James M. Cain's Double Indemnity. Proceeds from this one-night only event, which includes a dessert reception following the 7:30 performance, benefit PBD's Theatre Guild. 1940s attire optional! (more...)

Alley Theatre to Present A FEW GOOD MEN, 3/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

Bringing together an outstanding, large cast with a world-class artistic team, Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd directs Aaron Sorkin's A Few Good Men. This epic production brings this captivating military courtroom drama to life. A Few Good Men runs March 1 through March 24, 2013, on the Hubbard Stage. (more...)

Schuster Center Presents VISUAL VOICES Exhibit, 2/1-28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2011

Victoria Theatre Association and EbonNia Gallery present the seventh annual Visual Voices art exhibit returning to the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, February 1 - 28, as part of the KeyBank African-American Arts Festival. (more...)

Boiling Point Players Announces Cast For The 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

Boiling Point Players has selected its cast for the 2019 season. Audiences can expect to see a few familiar faces from past BPP productions as well as some fresh talent. The 2019 season begins January 31, 2019 with "A New World Cabaret" and closes with double feature one-acts in April. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/30/2015 - MOZART IN THE JUNGLE and More!
by Jessica Khan - Dec 30, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Broadway stars hit the small screen! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/30/14 - 37th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS and More!
by Jessica Showers - Dec 30, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: A slew of stars gather for tonight's KENNEDY CENTER HONORS, Bernadette Peters comes to Bravo and more! (more...)

Susan Mallery Launches Contest to Celebrate Latest Book, THREE LITTLE WORDS, Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2013

To celebrate the release of her latest book, Three Little Words, author Susan Mallery has launched a contest on her website, http://www.SusanMallery.com. Today, August 6, Mallery will choose fifty winners at random to receive a limited edition Fool's Gold mouse pad, which doubles as a picture frame. Fool's Gold is the fictional setting of Mallery's most popular series of romance novels. (more...)

Writer Frank D'Ambra Signs with Star Biz Entertainment, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Up and coming writer and producer, Frank D'Ambra, has just signed with Star Biz Entertainment, Inc. to represent him as Agent as well as assist in finding investors for film productions and television, theatrical companies for plays, and much more. Born in the Bronx, Frank attended college at CCNY where he studied film and drama and displayed a talent in creative writing classes. His aspirations to pursue his writing began after he tried to make the New York Giants football team but was not signed. This sparked Frank's first written work titled 'The Invincible Summer' inspired by the writings of Albert Camus and centering on an unlikely football hero. Frank has won several notable festival screenplay awards while getting much recognition with producers and production companies from across the United States. His jukebox musical comedy 'Black and White' has become a sought after project for theatrical versions around the world and Star Biz is beginning discussions with actors and studios for the movie version. Current screenplay projects 'Three of a Kind' and 'Winning Streak' and currently being shopped and are receiving great interest from film studios and television networks. Star Biz Entertainment, Inc. President and CEO, Kathy Salsberry, will serve as Producer on these. Some awards to his credit include: Winner - Best Screenplay Award for Action/Drama 'Annihilation' at The Pocono Mountain Film Festival in PA. October 2010 Winner - Seven Summits Award for Jukebox Musical Comedy 'Black and White' screenplay at The Mountain Film Festival in CA. February 2011 Finalist and Honorable Mention Recipient - Jukebox Musical Comedy 'Black and White' at The Las Vegas Film Festival in 2012 Star Biz Entertainment, Inc. is an Ohio based company with over 30 years experience in the entertainment industry, serving film, theater, television, and music, as well as artists and actors. (more...)

Susan Mallery Launches Contest to Celebrate Latest Book, THREE LITTLE WORDS, 8/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2013

To celebrate the release of her latest book, Three Little Words, author Susan Mallery has launched a contest on her website, http://www.SusanMallery.com. On Sunday, August 6, Mallery will choose fifty winners at random to receive a limited edition Fool's Gold mouse pad, which doubles as a picture frame. Fool's Gold is the fictional setting of Mallery's most popular series of romance novels. (more...)

Tracey Ullman to Return to the Stage in Poliakoff's MY CITY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2011

Tracey Ullman will make her return to the London stage in a production of Stephen Poliakoff's MY CITY at Almida Theatre, according to report by Baz Bamigboye for Daily Mail. The show will begin rehearsals in August, and performances begin September 8. (more...)

Comedian & Writer Lenny Henry to Receive BAFTA Special Award
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has today announced that Lenny Henry, one of Britain's best-loved comedians and writers, will be honoured with the Special Award at the House of Fraser British Academy Television Awards at the Royal Festival Hall, London on Sunday May 8th. (more...)

Lenny Henry OTHELLO To Get West End Transfer
by Carrie Dunn - Apr 24, 2009

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Tracy Morgan, Gilbert Gottfried, Ben Bailey & More Set for Carolines On Broadway in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Carolines on Broadway announces its all-star line-up of talent for the month of May 2014, highlighted by headliners Chris Hardwick, host of Comedy Central's "@midnight" and AMC's "The Talking Dead," May 1 - 3; Gilbert Gottfried, from Sirius XM Radio's "The Howard Stern Show," and the film "The Aristocrats," one night only, May 7; Ben Bailey, host of Discovery's "Cash Cab," May 8 - 10; Earthquake, host of WBLS-FM's "Quake's House" and BET's "The Game," May 15 - 18; Tracy Morgan, from his new Comedy Central stand-up special "Bona Fide" and from NBC's "30 Rock" and "Saturday Night Live," Memorial Day Weekend, May 22 - 25; and Jeff Ross, "The Roastmaster General," host of Comedy Central's "The Burn with Jeff Ross," May 29 - June 1. (more...)

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