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BWW Review: THE WOLVES at Goodman Theatre Scores Big
by Rachel Weinberg - Feb 22, 2018

With her Pulitzer Prize finalist THE WOLVES, young playwright Sarah DeLappe has beautifully, movingly, and realistically captured the tenuousness that comes with being a teenage girl navigating the thorny terrain of high school. DeLappe has captured so precisely the agony and nuances of high school female friendship. In this 90-minute play about an indoor high school girls' soccer team, DeLappe presents the achingly real challenges of life as a teenage girl in suburban America. While the nine members of the eponymous Wolves are fierce soccer players on the field, these three-dimensional characters have much more to contend with once they step off. (more...)

Mitsuko Uchida Kicks Off Two-Year Survey of Schubert Piano Sonatas at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Renowned pianist Mitsuko Uchida—deemed one of the great Schubert interpreters of our time—begins a two-year survey of Schubert piano sonatas at Carnegie Hall with a solo recital in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage onMonday, February 26 at 8:00 p.m. The all-Schubert program includes his piano sonatas in C Minor, D. 958; A Major, D. 664; and G Major, D. 894. (more...)

Boundless Theatre Announces First Look At PARAKEET As Part Of Last Word Festival At The Roundhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

As the annual festival of fearless storytelling, Roundhouse Last Worst Festival returns to the Roundhouse for two and a half weeks of bold performances from established and emerging spoken word artists. Boundless Theatre and Boom Shakalaka Productions will present new songs from Parakeet - a work in development by Brigitte Aphrodite, with music and additional lyrics by Quiet Boy, directed by Laura Keefe on June 28th. (more...)

Wynne Evans Joins SPAMALOT at Wales Millennium Centre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Wales Millennium Centre is delighted to announce the casting of Wynne Evans as Sir Galahad in Spamalot which will play from 20 - 24 March. (more...)

Soho Rep Adds Second Extension For IS GOD IS, Now Through 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director), has extended the world premiere of Aleshea Harris's Relentless Award-winning Is God Is, directed by Taibi Magar, a second time, through March 31. (more...)

New Play THE DANCING CLUB Adds Kidderminster Venue To Its 2018 National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Due to popular demand and with sell-out shows in Kidderminster and Bewdley at the start of the 2018 tour, The Dancing Club, a new play written and directed by Caroline Jester, has added a very special performance and venue to its world premiere national touring schedule. (more...)

Music Theatre International Names Drew Cohen First Global CEO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

???????Cameron Mackintosh and Freddie Gershon announced today that they have appointed Drew Cohen as the new Chief Executive Officer of Music Theatre International (MTI). (more...)

Artists Rep's 2017/18 FRONTIER SERIES Presents THE HOLLER SESSIONS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Artists Rep presents The Holler Sessions, written, directed and performed by Frank Boyd in collaboration with the Brooklyn-based theatre ensemble, the TEAM. This one-weekend, limited engagement production is the second of Artists Rep's 2017/18 FRONTIER SERIES that brings new work in performance to Portland. The Holler Sessions will run for only four performances March 8 through March 11, 2018. (more...)

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 2/19-3/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 2/19-3/18 (more...)

AFTERGLOW Offers a New Block of Tickets Through NYC Pride, Approaches Year Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

This season's hit Off-Broadway play, Afterglow, written and directed by S. Asher Gelman, puts a new block of tickets on sale through July 1, 2018. Afterglow began performances on June 12, 2017 and this extension will allow the show to run beyond their one-year anniversary and celebrate NYC Pride. (more...)

Joel McKinnon Miller, Chase Masterson, and More Cast in THE 24 HOUR PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Hennepin Theatre Trust and University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) School of Fine Arts have announced casting for the second annual performance of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS® on Monday, March 26 at 8 p.m. at the historic Pantages Theatre (710 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis). (more...)

Titles Announced for March PRIDE FILM FESTIVAL March 13
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Pride Films and Plays' monthly festival of LGBTQ independent films, which was launched in October, will continue with its sixth monthly festival on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. The theme for this 95-minute program of eight films is 'Social Issues Here and Abroad.” (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Theatr Clwyd And English Touring Theatre's Production Of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Theatr Clwyd and English Touring Theatre today announce casting for their co-production of Tennessee Williams' masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire. 2017 RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award winner Chelsea Walker directs Nicole Agada (Woman/Nurse), Will Bliss (Steve), Dexter Flanders (Mitch), Kelly Gough (Blanche), Amber James (Stella), Patrick Knowles (Stanley), Marai Louis (Eunice) and Joe Manjon (Pablo/Doctor/Paperboy). The second production in the inaugural season at NST City, A Streetcar Named Desire opens at Nuffield Southampton Theatres on 28 March with previews from 23 March, running until 31 March. The production will tour the UK with English Touring Theatre ahead of opening at Theatr Clwyd, where it plays from 15 March until 2 June, before returning to NST City. (more...)

Hampstead Theatre Announces Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Artistic Director Edward Hall announces Hampstead Theatre's spring/summer season. The UK premiere of Rajiv Joseph's darkly comic post-truth play Describe the Night will be directed by Lisa Spirling. The world premiere of Jemma Kennedy's blisteringly entertaining Genesis Inc. will be directed by Laurie Sansom. The world premiere of Fiona Doyle's haunting and provocative new drama The Strange Death of John Doe will be directed by Artistic Director Edward Hall for Hampstead Downstairs. The production is a Hampstead Theatre commission and a finalist for The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. Under 30s can access Priority Booking for all shows via The Downstairs Club - Hampstead's free membership scheme to allow better access to the cheaper seats. (more...)

Carly Zien and Philip Goodwin to star in George Street Playhouse's TRYING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

George Street Playhouse, located at 103 College Farm Road in New Brunswick, today announced the casting of Philip Goodwin (Broadway's The Diary of Anne Frank, The School for Scandal) and Carly Zien (Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, POP TV's Nightcap) in Trying by Joanna McClelland Glass, on stage March 13 - April 8, 2018. The poignant drama will be directed by Jim Jack, who will be helming his second GSP mainstage production following the widely acclaimed 2016 production of My Name is Asher Lev. (more...)

New Blocks of Tickets On Sale for COME FROM AWAY Broadway & Toronto Productions
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

The Tony Award-winning musical COME FROM AWAY is celebrating one year and over 400 performances on Broadway! Junkyard Dog Productions announces today a new block of tickets on sale for the Tony Award-winning smash hit Broadway musical COME FROM AWAY for performances through Sunday, February 24, 2019. (more...)

National Theatre Announces New Casting for Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

New casting announced for the new National Theatre season. Full cast has been announced for Brian Friel's Translations including Colin Morgan and Ciaran Hinds, part of the Travelex season with thousands of tickets available at £15. Eric Kofi Abrefa and Thalissa Teixeira join Vanessa Kirby in the cast of Julie, part of the Travelex season with thousands of tickets available at £15. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy, a co-production with Neal Street Productions, cast includes Adam Godley, Ben Miles and Simon Russell Beale. Full casting is announced for the award winning An Octoroon by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, transferring to the National Theatre in a co-production with the Orange Tree Theatre. The NT will tour to 30 venues in 27 towns and cities across the UK and Ireland, for a total of 83 playing weeks over the next year. Rufus Norris' Macbeth to tour to 18 venues across the UK and Ireland from autumn 2018. War Horse returns to the National Theatre marking the centenary of Armistice Day. (more...)

Country Music Association Honors 15 Triple Play Award Recipients During Industry Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Country Music Association Honors 15 Triple Play Award Recipients During Industry Luncheon (more...)

Schimmel Center Presents New York Theatre Ballet In MOTHER GOOSE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

The Schimmel Center presents New York Theatre Ballet in Mother Goose on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. The ballet features the wit, wisdom and whimsy of a lively baker's dozen of Mother Goose characters, including the three blind mice, Little Bo Peep, Jack and Jill, and the three-legged goose. (more...)

Rosie's House to Host Annual Ovation Gala Benefit To Provide Life Changing Music Programs To Over 500 Students
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Rosie's House, the largest 100% free music conservatory in Arizona, invites music enthusiasts and community advocates to their annual Ovation Gala on Saturday, April 28th at the newly renovated Mountain Shadows. This year's Ovation Gala, co-hosted by Theresa Esparza, Sarah Lang and Stevie Redfearn, will be a harmonious evening for sponsors, supporters and attendees to create positive change in the community through equitable access to music.  (more...)

New York Premiere Of BABETTE'S FEAST Will Begin An Open-Ended Off-Broadway Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

???????Based on the short story by Isak Dinesen (and made famous by the 1987 Academy Award-winning film), Babette's Feast will begin performances Wednesday March 14th at the Theatre at Saint Clement's (423 West 46th Street, between Ninth & Tenth Avenues) for an open-ended Off-Broadway engagement.  Opening Night is set for Sunday March 25th (5pm).  The performance runs 90 minutes with no intermission. (more...)

Riverside Theatre presents BUYER & CELLAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

???????Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, present the very funny play by Jonathan Tolins, Buyer & Cellar. Sponsored by Ray & Sonia McGowan, Bill & Judy Schneebeck, and Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers Group, Buyer & Cellar performs on the Waxlax Stage from March 20 - April 8, 2018. (more...)

Epic Theatre Makes March Marvelous With MARSHALL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Epic Theatre Company is once again breaking new theatrical ground with its World Premiere production of "Marshall" written by Epic's Artistic Director Kevin Broccoli.  Similar to Epic's smash hit "James Franco and Me," this new work will also be performed unrehearsed by two actors using an agreed-upon script that will come together in front of a live audience. (more...)

See Chicago Dance Hosts Chicago Dance Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Chicago dance is in the spotlight this spring when See Chicago Dance, the dance industry's nonprofit service organization founded as Audience Architects, presents a robust Chicago Dance Month, showcasing the city's numerous, vibrant, and diverse opportunities to enjoy professional dance in Chicago. (more...)

CNBC Transcript: Qualcomm Lead Director Thomas Horton Speaks With David Faber Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Following is the unofficial transcript of a CNBC EXCLUSIVE interview with Qualcomm Lead Director Thomas Horton and CNBC's David Faber on CNBC's “Squawk on the Street” (M-F 9AM – 11AM) today, Tuesday February 20th. Following is a link to video from the interview on CNBC.com here! (more...)

Photo Flash: Walnut's Independence Studio on 3 Explores Moral Grey Areas in A STEADY RAIN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre's 2017-18 Independence Studio on 3 season continues with the hard-hitting and gripping A STEADY RAIN. Written by Keith Huff and directed by Fran Prisco, the production begins previews on February 20, opens February 22, and continues through March 25. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at QUEENS at LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Jessica Love, Nadine Malouf, Ana Reeder, Andrea Syglowski, Zuzanna Szadkowski, Sarah Tolan-Mee, and Nicole Villamil lead LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater's production of queens, a new play by Martyna Majok, to be directed by Danya Taymor. (more...)

Photo Flash: Schimmel Center presents New York Theatre Ballet in MOTHER GOOSE!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

The Schimmel Center presents New York Theatre Ballet in Mother Goose on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. The ballet features the wit, wisdom and whimsy of a lively baker's dozen of Mother Goose characters, including the three blind mice, Little Bo Peep, Jack and Jill, and the three-legged goose. (more...)

GUARDS AT THE TAJ Comes to Central Square Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Underground Railway Theater is proud to present Rajiv Joseph's Guards at the Taj from March 1 to April 1, 2018 and is directed by Gabriel Vega Weissman. The press performance is Monday, March 5 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company Announces 18-19 Season; First Produced Season Under Paige Price And Emily Zeck
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

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PBS To Broadcast and Stream AARP The Magazine's 17th Annual Movies For Grownups Awards
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Broadcast and streamed for the first time, AARP The Magazine's 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards celebrates 2017's standout films with unique appeal to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind and recognizes the inspiring artists who make them. Co-produced by THIRTEEN's Great Performances series, Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine premieres nationwide Friday, February 23 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings), pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps. (more...)

Live Improv Night Returns To Jaffrey's River St Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

The River Street Theatre's (RST) brings back another night of live improvisational comedy to its monthly Monad Knock-Knock comedy series this month. On Monday, February 26 tat 7:30pm, the Jaffrey theatre will present another interactive evening of improv theatre. The program will once again be hosted by actor/director/producer, as well as the founder of Jaffrey Matchbook Players theatrical group (and RST's own), Paige Johnson. (more...)

Undermain Announces 'Whither Goest Thou America', A Festival of New Play Readings
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Undermain Theatre presents Whither Goest Thou America: A Festival of New Play Readings. Four weeks of staged readings of new American plays examining the current American Landscape. Each week of the series will focus on a different playwright and play with readings of the play by an ensemble cast and the playwright in attendance for discussion of the work every Saturday night. Audiences will have the opportunity to return each week of the series to experience a new work and author examining the American experience and asking the question, "How did we get here and where are we going?" (more...)

Guest Blog: Elysia Wren and Mark Ebulué On FAST & FURIOUS LIVE
by Guest Blog: Elysia Wren - Feb 20, 2018

Global live arena tour Fast & Furious Live transports fans straight into some of the most memorable scenes and stunts from the popular film franchise. Stars Mark Ebulue and Elysia Wren tell us more. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Presents THE ALICE-IN-WONDERLAND FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) presents The Alice-in-Wonderland Folliesat Florence Gould Hall, 55 E. 59th Street, NYC, on April 28, 2018 at 1pm, andApril 29 at 11am, 1pm, and 3:30pm. Tickets are $34 ($24 for kids 12 and under) and may be purchased at http://nytb.org/calendar-and-tickets/view/The-Alice-in-Wonderland-Follies/ or by calling (212) 355-6160. (more...)

2018 Golden Globe Best Foreign Film Opens In Jaffrey
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

The winner of this year's Best Foreign Language Film at the Golden Globe Awards, In The Fade, opens this Friday (2/23) at The Park Theatre's River Street Theatre (RST) in Jaffrey. (more...)

Slightly Stoopid Announces School's Out For Summer Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Slightly Stoopid is pleased to announce the the initial dates for their School's Out For Summer 2018 Tour with special guests Stick Figure and Pepper. The tour will bring the band across the country making stops in cities coast to coast as well as headlining festival appearances at Levitate Music & Arts Festival and Arise Music Festival along the way.  (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting for THE WAY OF THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for James Macdonald's new revival of William Congreve's Restoration comedy masterpiece The Way of The World. Haydn Gwynne will be playing the role of Lady Wishfort, replacing Linda Bassett who has sadly had to withdraw from the production before the start of rehearsals for personal reasons. (more...)

Cast Announced for PLASTIC by Kenneth Emson at Old Red Lion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Louis Greatorex (Safe, Netflix; The Last Post, BBC1; Last Tango In Halifax, BBC1), Madison Clare (The Dark Things, Linbury Studio Theatre; War Whores, Courtyard Theatre; Close, Landor Space), Mark Weinman (Captain Amazing, Soho Theatre/Live/UK Tour; The Gamechangers, BBC2; Press, BBC1) and Thomas Coombes (Barbarians, Tooting Arts Club - winner of Best Male Performance at the Off West End Theatre Awards; Hatton Garden, ITV; Him & Her, BBC Three) will star in Plastic by BAFTA-nominated playwright Kenneth Emson. This powerful new play explores how the insecurities of childhood can follow us into later life in this unflinchingly honest drama about time, memory and escape. (more...)

Nimbus Releases 2018 Spring/Summer Performance Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Nimbus Dance Works brings world premiere new dance, acclaimed repertory, and family performances to world-renowned venues, local communities, colleges, high schools, and elementary schools, throughout New Jersey and on tour across New York and New England.   (more...)

The North/South Chamber Orchestra Celebrates Midwinter Fest
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

The North/South Chamber Orchestra celebrates winter on Sunday afternoon February 25 performing a free-admission concert featuring four listener-friendly works by American composers. (more...)

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On RED SPARROW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

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Review Roundup: THE CAKE at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

La Jolla Playhouse presents THE CAKE, which opened February 6th and runs through March 4th. THE CAKE follows conservative baker Della, whose traditionalist values are put to the test when she is asked to bake the wedding cake for a friend's daughter - who is marrying another woman. (more...)

BWW Cover & Chapter Reveal: MOONLIGHT SEDUCTION by #1 New York Times Best Selling Author Jennifer L. Armentrout
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Feb 19, 2018

Today, BroadwayWorld is excited to help reveal the cover to MOONLIGHT SEDUCTION by #1 New York Times Best Selling Author Jennifer L. Armentrout. It is a companion novel to MOONLIGHT SINS, the first book in the romance series featuring the de Vincent brothers. In addition to the cover reveal, BWW is also sharing the summary AND giving you the first chapter to read in celebration! (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for RENT in Appleton
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

The producers of the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour have announced that single tickets for the upcoming tour engagement at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center will go on sale Friday, February 23 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Thoughtful Drama AMERICAN DREAMS Makes World Premiere in Cleveland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to present the world premiere of American Dreams. The production is onstage from February 8 - March 3, 2018, in CPT's James Levin Theatre. (more...)

Music Theater Works Announces Spring Gala Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

On Saturday, April 14, 2018, Music Theater Works will celebrate its 2018 season with the annual spring gala benefit at the Sunset Ridge Country Club in Northfield, Illinois. (more...)

BWW Review: Poignant World Premiere Musical LIGHT YEARS at Signature Theatre
by Pamela Roberts - Feb 18, 2018

LIGHT YEARS, a world premiere musical at Signature Theatre, is a moving performance with a beautiful score and an introduction to touching and endearing characters. LIGHT YEARS is a deeply personal story of son and father attempting to understand each other. The relationship is firmly grounded in love and respect. Yet the two have profoundly different ideas about pursuing artistic passion versus creating a stable and consistent life. LIGHT YEARS is a production of great heart and promise that deserves to continue to evolve. It is exciting to be privy to new work in creation. (more...)

Six Young Opera Singers Win $10,000 Prize From the 2018 George London Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

The winners of the 47th annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for young American and Canadian opera singers were announced at the conclusion of the competition's final round this evening, which took place before an enthusiastic audience at Gilder Lehrman Hall at The Morgan Library & Museum in New York City. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival Begins The 6th Annual Jean E. Miller Young Playwrights Competition
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

???????On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, Dorset Theatre Festival began its 6th annual Jean E. Miller Young Playwrights Competition and Workshops. This program provides an opportunity for students to learn about playwriting and create a short 10-60 page play of their own. Workshop participants typically include more than 15 schools, 300 students, and 60 play submissions. (more...)

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