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Opposites attack in Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play about two brothers with more in common than they think. Holed up in their mother's California house, screenwriter Austin and lowlife Lee wrestle with big issues-and each other. Order vs. chaos. Art vs. commerce. Typewriter vs. toaster...Shepard's rip-roaring classic returns to Broadway, gleefully detonating our misguided myths of family, identity and the American Dream.


BWW Review: SNOW CHILD at Arena Stage - A Magical Delight of a Musical
by Charles Shubow - May 8, 2018

It is always exciting when you sit in a theater to see the world premiere of a new musical. The Arena Stage's Kreeger Theater was a buzz in anticipation of SNOW CHILD which is a co-production with Alaska's Perseverance Theatre. Why Perseverance? Well, Arena Stage's Artistic Director Molly Smith actually grew up in Alaska, returned there after schooling and founded the Perseverance Theatre in Juneau. She served as Artistic Director there for 19 years before coming to Arena Stage. Four years ago, Smith and Perseverance Artistic Director Art Rotch discussed the idea for an adaptation for SNOW CHILD. (more...)

Red Theater Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Red Theater Chicago is thrilled to announce its 2018-19 season of three productions, each keeping with Red Theater's mission to ask dangerous questions theatrically. (more...)

MEANWHILE, BACK AT THE SUPER LAIR... By Greg Kalleres Gets LA Premiere At The New American Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

The New American Theatre (NAT) will present the Los Angeles premiere of Greg Kalleres' (Honky) comedy Meanwhile, Back at the Super Lair... at the award-winning company's new Hollywood venue. New American Theatre's artistic director Jack Stehlin directs. The production will open Saturday, May 26 and runs through Saturday, June 23. ' Super Lair' will be presented independently and then will be offered as a Hollywood Fringe Festival show. (more...)

MPAC To Present A Summer Full Of Free Events Around Morristown
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Imagine salsa dancing under the stars.or joining in on a poetry slam.or bringing your family out for a free movie.or taking a break from your work day to enjoy a reggae band. Free events such as these are part of MPAC's exciting new initiative entitled 'Arts in the Community.' (more...)

BWW Review: TRUE WEST at Rep Stage in Columbia - A Toast to Impeccable Performances!
by Charles Shubow - May 3, 2018

Rep Stage closes its 25th season with a riveting presentation of Sam Shepard's True West which is full of laughs. (more...)

DCPA's Off-Center Announces Selections And Finalists For Bite-Size, An Evening Of Micro Theatre By Colorado Artists
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Off-Center, the most unconventional line of programming at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is proud to announce the selections for Bite-Size, an evening of original, short plays and performance pieces by Colorado artists, presented at BookBar and directed by Meridith C. Grundei. (more...)

Roundabout Will Celebrate Student Theatre Arts Festival Today!
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) and Education at Roundabout (Jennifer DiBella, Director of Education) will present the eighth annual Student Theatre Arts Festival, hosted by Roundabout actor (Too Heavy For Your Pocket) and 2018 Lucille Lortel nominee Brandon Gill. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 20
by Audition Roundup - May 20, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 20, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Presents The Philadelphia Premiere Of DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Lantern Theater Company concludes its record-smashing 2017/18 season with the regional premiere of Don't Dress for Dinner by French playwright Marc Camoletti. Lantern Resident Director Kathryn MacMillan will direct a cast that includes some of Philadelphia's finest comedic actors: Chris Anthony, Jessica Bedford, Marc LeVasseur, Lee Minora, Karen Peakes, and William Zielinski. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to request tickets for opening night on Wednesday, May 30 at 7 p.m. by contacting Anne Shuff at ashuff@lanterntheater.org. Performances run Thursday, May 24 through Sunday, June 24, 2018; a full schedule is included in the fact sheet below. (more...)

Gloucester Stage Announces 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

Gloucester Stage Company Artistic Director Robert Walsh and Managing Director Jeff Zinn, recently announced the six-play lineup for Gloucester Stage's 39th Season of professional theater in Gloucester, Massachusetts. (more...)

Gamm Announces Debut Season In Warwick
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

Tony Estrella, artistic director of The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm), is delighted to announce the theater's debut season in its new Warwick home. Season 34 opens in September at 1245 Jefferson Boulevard with a slate of provocative stories that resonate boldly with our lives today. They include a U.S. premiere, a New England premiere, a recent Pulitzer Prize finalist, and two landmark works of the modern American theater. The 2018-2019 season will also deliver an enhanced audience experience, from free parking in our private lot, to a spacious lobby and a newly renovated, flexible performance space. (more...)

BWW Review: TRUE WEST at Elite Theatre Company
by Cary Ginell - Mar 5, 2018

Sam Shepard's 1983 black comedy 'True West' comes to life with Elite Theatre Company's searing portrayal of two brothers at war with one another. One is a struggling screenwriter, the other a parasitic bully. When the two clash, their personalities merge until you can't tell one from the other. Aaron Gardner and Sean Mason star in this devastating satire of Hollywood wannabes and a dysfunctional family relationship that runs amuck. (more...)

New Company Fearless Imp Premieres with Daring MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

For their company's debut, Fearless Imp Entertainment founders Cyanne McClairian and Matthew Martin wanted a powerful production, a classic that could also reflect the issues of today. When they started examining the works of Shakespeare, they quickly realized there was one play that deserved to be examined through a new lens, exploring one character's story which had really never been told. (more...)

Roundabout's TRAVESTIES Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) - in association with Chocolate Factory Productions (David Babani, Artistic Director) and Sonia Friedman Productions - is pleased to present the first Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play Travesties. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to the Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

Matthew Warchus' big-hearted, smash hit production of Charles Dickens' immortal classic A Christmas Carol returns to The Old Vic opening on 5 December, with previews from 27 November, joyously adapted for the stage by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child). (more...)

Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST Presented By Hub Theatre Company Of Boston
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

???????Hub Theatre Company of Boston will kick off its highly anticipated sixth season with the Pulitzer Prize nominated play TRUE WEST by the late Sam Shepard, directed by Daniel Bourque, starring Bob Mussett, Victor Shopov, Robert Orzalli and Maureen Adduci. The show runs Friday, April 13 through Saturday, April 28, 2018 at First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street in Boston's Back Bay.  Performances are Thursdays at 7:30 pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, and Sundays at 5 pm. All performances are "Pay-What-You-Can."  Donations of non-perishable food items will be collected at each performance for local charities. For tickets and information visit www.hubtheatreboston.org  (more...)

Breaking: Stockard Channing Will Reprise Role in APOLOGIA in Roundabout's Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

New York City staple Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced that Tony & Emmy Award winner Stockard Channing will return to the New York stage in the Off-Broadway premiere of APOLOGIA, by Alexi Kaye Campbell (The Pride). APOLOGIA will be directed by three-time Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin (Bad Jews, Skintight). Channing returns to the role of "Kristin" in Apologia following an acclaimed run in London's West End in 2017. (more...)

New Company Fearless Imp Premieres With Daring MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

For their company's debut, Fearless Imp Entertainment founders Cyanne McClairian and Matthew Martin wanted a powerful production, a classic that could also reflect the issues of today. When they started examining the works of Shakespeare, they quickly realized there was one play that deserved to be examined through a new lens, exploring one character's story which had really never been told. (more...)

Breaking: Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano Will Lead Broadway Revival of TRUE WEST; Opens January 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced a new Broadway production of Sam Shepard's Tony & Pulitzer Prize-nominated drama True West, directed by James Macdonald (The Children), starring acclaimed screen and stage actors Ethan Hawke as 'Lee' and Paul Dano as 'Austin.' (more...)

Rep Stage Concludes 25th Anniversary Season With TRUE WEST By Sam Shepard
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

???????Rep Stage, the professional regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), brings its 25th season to a close with Sam Shepard's "True West." Founded in 1993, Rep Stage's opening production featured director Vincent Lancisi, who has returned to helm "True West." This production also features Rep Stage's founding director Valerie Lash in the role of Mom. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 2, 2018
by - Mar 2, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

New Company Fearless Imp Premieres With Daring MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

For their company's debut, Fearless Imp Entertainment founders Cyanne McClairian and Matthew Martin wanted a powerful production, a classic that could also reflect the issues of today. When they started examining the works of Shakespeare, they quickly realized there was one play that deserved to be examined through a new lens, exploring one character's story which had really never been told. (more...)

BWW Review: AUBERGINE at Everyman Theatre is a Touching Drama
by Charles Shubow - Mar 19, 2018

Everyman's Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi directs this so-production with the Olney Theatre Cednter. (more...)

Sonder House Productions Presents Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

True West is Sam Shepard's classic 1980 tale of sibling rivalry. Austin, a budding screenwriter house-sitting for his mother outside L.A., finds himself reconnected by chance with his estranged and criminal older brother, Lee. In the heat of the California night, jealousy and mistrust bubble beneath the surface, threatening to destroy what little the brothers have. According to the National Review, "True West still rings true and stands as the greatest American drama since Long Day's Journey Into Night." (more...)

Adam Rapp's THE EDGE OF OUR BODIES Receives NYC Premiere at 59E59
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to welcome the NYC premiere of Adam Rapp's THE EDGE OF OUR BODIES, directed by Jacqueline Stone. Produced by Chicago's TUTA Theatre, THE EDGE OF OUR BODIES begins performances on April 4 for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 22. (more...)

NATIVE GARDENS to Tour to 4 Community Partner Venues
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

???????The Globe is happy to announce that the Globe for All Tour will continue to bring shows to the community in 2018, with support provided by Theatre Forward's Advancing Strong Theatre grant program. Following the Globe engagement of Karen Zacarias's hilarious comedy directed by Edward Torres, Native Gardens will travel June 28 through July 1 to four of our community partner venues for free performances in South Bay, Lemon Grove, Otay Mesa, and Oceanside. Developed in the 2017 Powers New Voices Festival, it runs through June 24 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, and then hits the road! (more...)

Red Theater Announces Seventh Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

Red Theater Chicago is thrilled to announce its 2018-19 season of three productions, each keeping with Red Theater's mission to ask dangerous questions theatrically. (more...)

BWW Review: TRUE WEST at Ridgefield Theater Barn
by Sean Fallon - Jun 2, 2018

Sam Shapard's True West comes to the Ridgefield Theater Barn, providing an emotionally intense drama with comedic elements interspersed. A talented cast of four on a magnificently designed set make this a highly recommendable show. (more...)

Book Now For Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn in TRUE WEST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn are to star in the West End Premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winner Sam Shepard's ferociously funny, modern classic, True West. It will play a limited season at the Vaudeville Theatre from 23 November - 16 February. Book tickets here from £20! (more...)

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Will Tour The UK Starring Mark Benton And Nigel Harman
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

After 'sealing the deal' with critics and audiences alike during its smash hit West End run, Sam Yates' unmissable production of one of David Mamet's greatest and most lauded plays, Glengarry Glen Ross will embark on a nationwide tour from 14 February 2019 opening at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking. The hard-nosed sales team in this darkly funny classic will then visit Birmingham, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Glasgow, Richmond, Brighton and Cardiff with further tour dates to be announced shortly. (more...)

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS To Arrive On The Opera House Manchester Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

After 'sealing the deal' with critics and audiences alike during its smash hit West End run, Sam Yates' unmissable production of one of David Mamet's greatest and most lauded plays, Glengarry Glen Ross will embark on a nationwide tour from 14 February 2019 opening at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking. The hard-nosed sales team in this darkly funny classic will then visit Birmingham, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Glasgow, Richmond, Brighton and Cardiff with further tour dates to be announced shortly. (more...)

Matthew Dunster Will Direct TRUE WEST at the Vaudeville Theatre, Starring Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 14, 2018

According to Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail, Matthew Dunster will direct a new production of Sam Shepard's True West, which will preview at the Vaudeville Theatre from November 23. (more...)

Debra Jo Rupp To Star In Berkshire Premiere Of THE CAKE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, presents the regional premiere of The Cake by Bekah Brunstetter (NBC's This Is Us). Previews begin June 21, with an official opening night on June 24, with performances through July 15 on the St. Germain Stage at the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center (36 Linden Street). (more...)

Park Square Announces New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

???????Park Square Theatre announces the hire of its new Artistic Director - the third in the organization's history - after a five-month national search that attracted 113 applications from across the country (22 from Minnesota) and two from the United Kingdom. (more...)

Photo Throwback: Robert LuPone & Patti LuPone Pose in 1981!
by Walter McBride - Apr 9, 2018

We're taking you deep into the archives of BroadwayWorld photographer Walter McBride for exclusive flashbacks to Broadway past. Today, check out these shots of brother/sister duo Robert and Patti LuPone from 1981! (more...)

Uzo Aduba to Return to the New York Stage in the World Premiere of TONI STONE at Roundabout Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the world - premiere production of TONI STONE, by Lydia R. Diamond, starring Emmy Award winner Uzo Aduba ( " Orange Is the New Black, " Godspell, The Wiz ) as " Toni Stone, " directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon. (more...)

Janet McTeer to Star in Theresa Rebeck's BERNHARDT/HAMLET on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company will present the world premiere of the Roundabout - commissioned play, Bernhardt/Hamlet by Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck, directed by Tony nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, will kick off Roundabout's 2018 - 2019 Broadway season. (more...)

New Company Fearless Imp Premieres With Daring MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

For their company's debut, Fearless Imp Entertainment founders Cyanne McClairian and Matthew Martin wanted a powerful production, a classic that could also reflect the issues of today. When they started examining the works of Shakespeare, they quickly realized there was one play that deserved to be examined through a new lens, exploring one character's story which had really never been told. (more...)

4th Wall Theatre Co to Stage the Regional Premiere of SHAKESPEARE IN VEGAS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

4th Wall Theatre Company's 2017 - 2018 season wraps up with the regional premiere of Suzanne Bradbeer's hilarious comedy, Shakespeare in Vegas May 17 - June 9, 2018, at Studio 101, Spring Street Studios, 1824 Spring Street, Houston, TX 77007. 4th Wall offered a staged reading of the play during its 2017 "4th Wall Reads: Women's Voices" series. 4th Wall audiences will remember Bradbeer's work from the 2014 production of her political drama, The God Game. (more...)

Historical Heroine Heads to the Stage: Meet the Cast SAINT JOAN- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Apr 3, 2018

Previews begin tonight for Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Saint Joan! Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Preview Of TRUE WEST At Rep Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

Rep Stage, the professional regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), brings its 25th season to a close with Sam Shepard's "True West." Founded in 1993, Rep Stage's opening production featured director Vincent Lancisi, who has returned to helm "True West." This production also features Rep Stage's founding director Valerie Lash in the role of Mom. (more...)

Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST Presented By Hub Theatre Company Of Boston Closes this Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

Hub Theatre Company of Boston will kick off its highly anticipated sixth season with the Pulitzer Prize nominated play TRUE WEST by the late Sam Shepard, directed by Daniel Bourque, starring Bob Mussett, Victor Shopov, Robert Orzalli and Maureen Adduci. The show runs Friday, April 13 through Saturday, April 28, 2018 at First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street in Boston's Back Bay.  Performances are Thursdays at 7:30 pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, and Sundays at 5 pm. All performances are "Pay-What-You-Can."  Donations of non-perishable food items will be collected at each performance for local charities. For tickets and information visit www.hubtheatreboston.org  (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre Lab To Present Staged Readings Of PLAY IT BY HEART with Crystal Bowersox, Carmen Cusack, Linda Hart
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

???????Amas Musical Theatre(Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present further staged readings of Play It by Heart, a new musical, with music by David Spangler, Jerry Taylorand Marty Dodson, lyrics byDavid Spangler, Jerry Taylor,R.T. Robinson, and Marty Dodson, and book byWilly Holtzman. Directed by Daniel Goldsteinwith music direction by Andrew Wilder, the readings (by invitation only) will be held on Thursday, May 17 at 1pm and 5pm at Opry City Stage (48th/49th& Broadway). (more...)

NEWSIES at Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia - Start Spreading the News_NEWSIES is a hit!!
by Charles Shubow - Apr 20, 2018

Once again Toby's Dinner Theatre presents top flight entertainment for the entire family. (more...)

Meet the Cast of THE LONELIEST GIRL IN THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

After the lauded World Premiere of The Boy Who Danced On Air, Diversionary is proud to produce the World Premiere of another groundbreaking new musical. (more...)

Roundabout Underground's BOBBIE CLEARLY Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the New York premiere of Bobbie Clearly by Alex Lubischer, directed by Will Davis. This is the second play in Roundabout Underground's expanded two-play season, following Too Heavy for Your Pocket by Jireh Breon Holder this fall. (more...)

Roundabout Theatre Company Announces Fourth Annual Casino Night
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

On Monday, May 7, Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) will host their fourth annual Casino Night, at the American Airlines Theatre (227 W. 42nd St). All proceeds benefit Roundabout Theatre Company's many programs, including the Education programs, the Theatrical Workforce Development Program and Artist Residencies. (more...)

Works by Lynn Nottage, World Premiere from Dave Malloy and More Announced for Signature's 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

The 2018-19 Signature Theatre Season will feature six works by five resident playwrights, including two productions by Signature's new Residency 1 playwright, Lynn Nottage, and a world premiere musical from Signature's first musical theatre writer-in-residence Dave Malloy, the company announced today. (more...)

Hub Theatre Company Of Boston Presents Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Hub Theatre Company of Boston will kick off its highly anticipated sixth season with the Pulitzer Prize nominated play True West by the late Sam Shepard, directed by Daniel Bourque, starring Bob Mussett, Victor Shopov, Robert Orzalli and Maureen Adduci. The show runs Friday, April 13 through Saturday, April 28, 2018 at First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street in Boston's Back Bay. Performances are Thursdays at 7:30 pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, and Sundays at 5 pm. All performances are "Pay-What-You-Can." Donations of non-perishable food items will be collected at each performance for local charities. (more...)

Final 2 Weeks To See Roundabout's AMY AND THE ORPHANS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO), will conclude the world premiere of Amy and the Orphans by Lindsey Ferrentino, directed by Scott Ellis, on Sunday, April 22. (more...)

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