Theatre Information

Vivian Beaumont Theatre (New York, NY)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway
William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night or What You Will is perhaps the greatest of his comedies. It was originally staged in the 16th century as part of a then-traditional Twelfth Night celebration. In director, J.C. Gafford's rendition, the audience members are invited guests to a Shakespearean celebration given by the Mummers, a 19th century traveling acting troupe. You, too, are invited to partake in the revelry of "Twelfth Night," a delightful comedy filled with romance, misunderstandings and cross-dressing!


Laguna Playhouse Announces HEISENBERG
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE presents a co-production with the Rubicon Theatre Company, HEISENBERG, written by Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) directed by Katherine Farmer (South Pacific, Gulf View Drive) and starring Faline England (Valentine's Day) & Joe Spano (Hill Street Blues and NCIS). (more...)

Twelfth Night Productions Presents Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Twelfth Night Productions is proud to present Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN, directed by Richard Buckley. (more...)

Texas Native Jennifer Haley Returns To Alley Theatre With SUSTAINABLE LIVING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

The Alley Theatre continues its Alley All New Reading Series with Sustainable Living by Jennifer Haley. (more...)

Bristol Old Vic Announces 2019 Summer/Autumn Programme
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Artistic Director Tom Morris today announced the completion of the 2019 programme and reflected on the impact and legacy of Bristol Old Vic's Year of Change in 2018. (more...)

Tune in to The Dark Comedy CAROLINE'S KITCHEN Premiering with Brits Off Broadway at 59E59
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

59E59 Theaters is thrilled welcome to Brits Off Broadway the US premiere of CAROLINE'S KITCHEN, written by Torben Betts and directed by Alastair Whatley. Produced by Original Theatre Company, Ghost Light Theatre & Eilene Davidson, CAROLINE'S KITCHEN begins performances on Thursday, April 25 for a limited engagement through Saturday, May 25. (more...)

The Society Of Illustrators To Host A Staged Reading Of Laura Rohrman's REPORTER GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

As part of the closing week of the Brenda Starr, Reporter: The Art of Dale Messick exhibit at the Society of Illustrators (128 East 63rd Street New York, NY 10065), The Waverly Writers Collective will present a staged reading of Reporter Girl, a full-length play written by Laura Rohrman (My Life As You at Studio 54/Shetler), Dale Messick's Granddaughter and co-curator of the exhibit. (more...)

Maurice Jones Steps Into Title Role of HAMLET At Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces today that Maurice Jones has stepped into the title role of the Theater's upcoming production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, staged by Artistic Director Barbara Gaines, in the Courtyard Theater, April 17-June 9, 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents American Premiere of THINGS I KNOW TO BE TRUE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents the American premiere of Things I Know To Be True by Australian playwright Andrew Bovell in the Quadracci Powerhouse March 5-31, 2019.  (more...)

Casey Cott, Christian Borle, Mandy Gonzalez, Wesley Taylor and More Will Lead TOMMY at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

The cast for the Kennedy Center's production of The Who's Tommy has been announced! Casey Cott, star of the hit CW series Riverdale, will play the title role in the Broadway Center Stage production of The Who's Tommy. Tony Award® winner Christian Borle (Peter and the Starcatcher, Something Rotten!) and Mandy Gonzalez (Hamilton, In the Heights) will co-star as Captain Walker and Mrs. Walker, respectively. (more...)

Raul Esparza Departs Chicago Shakespeare's HAMLET; Maurice Jones Will Play The Title Role
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces today that Maurice Jones has stepped into the title role of the Theater's upcoming production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, staged by Artistic Director Barbara Gaines, in the Courtyard Theater, April 17-June 9, 2019. Jones steps into the role following Raul Esparza's departure. (more...)

Duende Productions Presents Inaugural Show TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Duende Productions is thrilled to present their premiere show, Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Directed by Amy Hayes, the stripped down production will focus on storytelling and imagination by using only 8 actors and no set. The production runs April 4-21at Alchemical Studios (more...)

Erika Henningsen, Jonathan Raviv, and More Star in SATURDAY NIGHT as Part of MUSICAL MONDAYS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Second Stage Theater has announced SOMMER CARBUCCIA, MATT DALLAL, JAKEIM HART, ERIKA HENNINGSEN, KENNEDY KENAGAWA, ALEC MATHIESON, SARAH NAUGHTON, GABRIELLA PEREZ, JONATHAN RAVIV, NATHAN SALSTONE and KYLE SELIG will perform SATURDAY NIGHT as a part of the special concert series, MUSICAL MONDAYS, in celebration of the acclaimed company's 40th anniversary. NOAH BRADY directs the performance on Monday, March 11th, featuring musical direction by ALEXANDER GEMIGNANI. (more...)

Guthrie Theater Announces 2019-2020 Season - CABARET, SWEAT, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, artistic director) today announced the nine productions of its 2019 2020 subscription season: Tennessee Williams' classic family drama The Glass Menagerie; Shakespeare's rollicking comedy Twelfth Night; an adaptation of Emma based on the Jane Austen novel; and Kander and Ebb's musical Cabaret will grace the Guthrie's signature Wurtele Thrust Stage while the McGuire Proscenium Stage's lineup will include Robert Harling's female-driven comedy Steel Magnolias; the regional premiere of Noura, Heather Raffo's complex tale of identity; Anne Bogart's acclaimed production of Euripides' The Bacchae; Karen Zacar as' comedic telenovela Destiny of Desire; and Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning Sweat. (more...)

Breaking: Andrea Martin Departs GARY After Injury in Rehearsals; Kristine Nielsen Takes Over and Julie White Joins Cast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Producer Scott Rudin announced this morning that Andrea Martin will depart the company of Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, due to an injury she sustained, having broken four ribs in an accident during rehearsals. (more...)

2018-19 Winners Of Jonathan Larson Grants Announced, Will Perform At Adelphi Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

The American Theatre Wing has announced recipients of the prestigious 2019 Jonathan Larson '82 Grants: Julia Gytri & Avi Amon (book, music and lyrics), Emily Gardner Xu Hall (book, music and lyrics), Andy Roninson (music and lyrics) and Ben Wexler (music and lyrics) All will receive grants of $10,000, as well as additional support in the form of residences, concerts and recording grants, valued at over $50,000. (more...)

Lincoln Center Theater to Host the American Premiere of THE ROLLING STONE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Lincoln Center Theater will produce the American premiere of THE ROLLING STONE, a new play by Chris Urch, directed by Saheem Ali, beginning previews Thursday, June 20 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Philadelphia Artists' Collective Presents 'TIS PITY By John Ford
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

Philadelphia Artists' Collective (PAC) continues its 2018-19 season with 'Tis Pity She's a Whore by John Ford. (more...)

Joseph Millson Will Play Henry V At Chester's Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

The Last Kingdom actor will perform as the warrior king in Loveday Ingram's Henry V between 26 July - 25 August. This summer marks the ten-year anniversary of the award-winning theatre, produced by Storyhouse. (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Announces New Season To Complete Programming For 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

As his production of Richard Hawley and Chris Bush's Standing at the Sky's Edge opens in the Crucible, Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, announces programming for 2019. (more...)

Pasadena Playhouse Announces LAMDA Summer Acting Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

Pasadena Playhouse, State Theatre of California, welcomes the LAMDA (London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art) for a Summer Acting Intensive from July 22 through August 2. (more...)

Raue Center Announces Summer Comedy & Musical Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

(more...)

THE BUFFALO PLAY By Ciara Griffin & Kendra Mylnechuk Potter To Premiere At The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

The Tank (Meghan Finn and Rosalind Grush, Artistic Directors) in association with MT + NYC Collaborative and BetweenTheLines Theatre will present the World Premiere of The Buffalo Play written by Ciara Griffin and Kendra Mylnechuk Potter, directed by Mason Wagner at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), May 8-23. (more...)

City Lit's TWO DAYS IN COURT Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

City Lit Theater Artistic Director Terry McCabe today announced his 17-person cast for the company's 2018-2019 season closer - a double-bill of one-acts, dubbed TWO DAYS IN COURT,  offering first a fantastic and then a silly and satiric look at the legal system. McCabe will direct the bill, which will open with THE DEVIL AND DANIEL WEBSTER -  the play by Stephen Vincent Benet based on his 1936 short story. (more...)

Theatricum Botanicum Announces 2019 Summer Season Outdoors in Topanga
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Spring has sprung, andWill Geer's Theatricum Botanicum is thrilled to announce its annual summer line-up of theater, music and performance in its unique and stunning outdoor setting in Topanga. The Summer 2019 Season will include six plays opening in rapid succession and performed in repertory throughout the summer, along with a host of satellite events. (more...)

Notch Theatre Company And Jessica Kahkoska Launch WILD HOME: AN AMERICAN ODYSSEY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Notch Theatre Company, Playwright Jessica Kahkoska and the community of Colorado's North Fork Valley will kick off Wild Home: An American Odyssey with a free, public performance on April 27th, 2019. (more...)

Phoebe Fox, Paul Bazely & More Will Lead the National Theatre's ANNA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Anna and Hans are married, in love and moving up in the world - but it is a world ruled by suspicion. Who can be trusted when everyone is listening? Can we ever escape our past? (more...)

Stone Soup Shakespeare Announces Its 9th Tour: TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Shakespeare's comedy Twelfth Night is touring throughout the Midwest this spring and into summer, bringing Shakespeare in the Park to communities for free from May to July. After a rehearsal residency in Carbondale, IL, the tour will officially open on Friday, May 3 at Scratch Brewery (Ava, IL) and will travel throughout Illinois, Indiana, Missouri and Wisconsin. Shakespeare's classic tale of twins shipwrecked on the shores of Illyria, both imagining the other drowned, will be set in a world inspired by fame and the fantastical spectacle David Bowie's music and persona created. (more...)

#DATEME: AN OKCUPID EXPERIMENT Set to Premiere This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

After a hit three-year run at the Up-Comedy Theatre in Chicago, #DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment will move to New York City, beginning performances at the Westside Theatre on June 20, 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At THE WHITE DEVIL At Lucille Lortel Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Red Bull Theater begins performances tonight Tuesday March 19th for John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street between Bleecker & Hudson Streets). Opening Night is set for March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with TOAST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Following its world premiere at The Lowry, Salford, in May and a sold-out run at as part of Traverse Festival 2018 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the critically acclaimed stage adaption of Nigel Slater's best-selling memoirs Toast as the show prepares to make its London transfer. Toast opens at The Other Palace on 4th April 2019, with Giles Cooper cast in the role of Nigel Slater. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Julia Gytri, Avi Amon, Emily Gardner Xu Hall, Andy Roninson ane Ben Wexler Receive 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 19, 2019

Just yesterday, the American Theatre Wing presented the 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants to Julia Gytri & Avi Amon (book, music and lyrics), Emily Gardner Xu Hall (book, music and lyrics), Andy Roninson (music and lyrics), and Ben Wexler (music and lyrics). Four prestigious grants of $10,000 each, as well as additional support in the form of residencies, concerts, and recording grants, totaling over $50,000, were presented at a private event at the WNYC Greene Space.  (more...)

Performances Begin Tonight For THE WHITE DEVIL At The Lortel Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director | Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) begins performances tonight Tuesday March 19th for John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street between Bleecker & Hudson Streets). Opening Night is set for March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th. (more...)

Soho Rep Presents NY Premiere Of Christopher Chen's PASSAGE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Soho Rep. presents the New York Premiere of Obie Award-winning playwright Christopher Chen's Passage (April 23-May 26), a fantasia on colonialism past and present that asks the question: if Country Y occupies Country X, can someone from Country X and someone from Country Y ever form a mutual relationship? Directed by Saheem Ali, Passage is a playful and gripping experiment that isolates power as the sole differentiator between people challenging the arbitrary binaries that define how we live. (more...)

Seattle Shakespeare Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Characters at the crossroads of love, power, war, or forgiveness populate Seattle Shakespeare Company's upcoming season just announced by Artistic Director George Mount. Plans for the company's 2019-2020 season include The Tempest, The Rivals, Troilus and Cressida, and Macbeth. "Each of these plays in their own way has a moment when it comes down to a singular choice," said Mount. "The course of the action is set by that defining decision out of which things will never be the same." (more...)

The Lyric Stage Company Of Boston & Actors' Shakespeare Project Present TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Twelfth Night is a tale of unrequited love hilarious and heartbreaking. Twins are separated during a shipwreck and are forced to fend for themselves in a strange land. The first twin, Viola, falls in love with Orsino, who dotes on Olivia, who falls for Viola but is idolized by Malvolio. Enter Sebastian, who is the spitting image of his twin sister is it possible for this to all end well? Well, it IS a comedy! (more...)

SWEAT Runs March 29 Through April 13 At Pioneer Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Salt Lake City Pioneer Theatre Company presents Lynn Nottage's award-winning drama, Sweat, in its Utah regional premiere, running Friday, March 29 April 13, 2019. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY Is Coming To Adelaide
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2019

One of the most celebrated musicals of all time, WEST SIDE STORY will play a limited season at Adelaide Festival Centre this year. (more...)

Danny Mac Joins Cast of the UK Tour of AMELIE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

West End performer, Strictly Come Dancing favourite and television actor Danny Mac has been confirmed to join the UK tour of Amelie The Musical, based on the much-loved, five-time Oscar-nominated film. Joining previously announced French-Canadian stage and screen star Audrey Brisson as Amelie Poulain, Danny Mac will play the sweet daydreamer Nino Quincampoix from 22 May. The role of Nino will be played by Chris Jared during performances at The Watermill Theatre. (more...)

LCT3 to Premiere Grace McLean's IN THE GREEN This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

This summer, Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 will produce the world premiere of IN THE GREEN, a new musical by Grace McLean, directed by Lee Sunday Evans. McLean will also be featured in the production which will begin performances Saturday, June 8 and run for eight weeks only (more...)

All the World's Shakespeare's Stage! Breaking Down Musicals Based on Shakespeare
by Julie Musbach - Mar 14, 2019

In honor of Kiss Me, Kate's opening on Broadway tonight, we're breaking down some of Broadway's biggest hits influenced by theatre's biggest playwright: William Shakespeare! The Bard's work is as pervasive as ever and unstoppable even in song. (more...)

AIRMW Announces Second Reading In 2019 And Playwright Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

The AA Arts Incubator Program of Asian Improv Arts Midwest (AIRMW) is pleased to announce that its historic series, 'Our Perspective: Asian American Play Readings,' continues with its second reading in 2019. The next reading is the comedic full length play Lucy and Charlie's Honeymoon by Matthew C. Yee, Monday, May 13, at the Steppenwolf 1700 Theatre, 1700 N Halsted St, at 6:30 p.m. The running time is 90 minutes with no intermission. Tickets are $8 for general admission seating and may be reserved online at steppenwolf.org. Seating is limited. For any additional information about the event, go to Our-Perspective.com or call 773.972.6745. (more...)

WISE CHILDREN Begins at Storyhouse Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

The new theatrical production of novelist Angela Carter's Wise Children comes to Storyhouse next week. (more...)

Emma Rice's WISE CHILDREN Comes To The Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

After opening to tremendous acclaim at London's Old Vic Theatre last year, Emma Rice's exuberant production of Wise Children heads to the Belgrade Theatre next month, promising a spectacular celebration of the joy of song, dance and showbiz. (more...)

The Corn Mo And Love Show Show Returns To The Slipper Room
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Freshly returned from rocking his way around the UK with Tragedy: All Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees & Beyond, Corn Mo returns to bring the RAWK to The Love Show Dancers' ROLL at The Slipper Room! (more...)

Apollinaire Theatre Company Presents THE STRANGE UNDOING OF PRUDENCIA HART
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

An evening of anarchic theatre, live music and strange goings-on… (more...)

Final Cast Announced For Nigel Slater's TOAST At The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Following its world premiere at The Lowry, Salford, in May and a sold-out run at as part of Traverse Festival 2018 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, casting is today announced for the critically acclaimed stage adaption of Nigel Slater's best-selling memoirs Toast as the show prepares to make its London transfer. Toast opens at The Other Palace on 4th April 2019, with Giles Cooper cast in the role of Nigel Slater. (more...)

A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 By Lucas Hnath Begins March 23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

David Mirvish in a co-production with the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre presents A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 by Lucas Hnath. Starring four outstanding Canadian actors and directed by Krista Jackson, this brilliant and audacious play is performed March 23 to April 14, 2019 at Toronto's CAA Theatre as part of the Off-Mirvish Season.  (more...)

Meet the Cast of GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 11, 2019

The Broadway production of Pulitzer Prize finalist and MacArthur Fellow Taylor Mac's new comedy Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus will begin previews this evening, 8 p.m., at Broadway's Booth Theatre. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

The Actors' Gang Theater Announces One Act Festival, March 14 - April 20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

The Actors' Gang presents One Act Festival, featuring two contrasting programs performed in repertory. Show one, entitled The Classic, begins performances March 14th (press opening March 23) and features two classic one-act plays -- Jean-Paul Sartre's No Exit, directed by Brian T. Finney, and Samuel Beckett's Krapps's Last Tape, directed by Cynthia Ettinger. Show two, entitled The Original, begins performances March 16 (Press Opening March 29) and features three new one-act plays written, directed, and acted by The Actors Gang ensemble:  Tradition, written by James Edward Bane and directed by Tess Vidal, A Perfect World, written by Lynde Houck and directed by Danielle Powell, and Clean Slate, written by Bob Turton and directed by Zoe Hall. Both programs will run Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, through April 20th.   (more...)

Third Rail Rep Screens THE TRAGEDY OF KING RICHARD THE SECOND and ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

On March 9th, Third Rail Repertory Theatre will screen The Tragedy of King Richard the Second and Antony & Cleopatra at the World Trade Center in downtown Portland. The performances were live-captured at London's National Theatre and will be screened in high-definition as part of Third Rail's National Theatre Live program, which brings the best of London Theatre to Portland audiences.  (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 601