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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...)

Lisa Dwyer Hogg Stars in PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS at Home
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Jeremy Herrin will direct Lisa Dwyer Hogg as Emma in the much anticipated UK revival of Duncan Macmillan's highly acclaimed People Places & Things. Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out season at the National Theatre and in London's West End, People, Places & Things, a co-production between Headlong, the National Theatre, HOME, and the Exeter Northcott Theatre, opens its 2017 UK tour at HOME in Manchester, Fri 22 Sept - Sat 7 Oct. (more...)

CSUSM Arts & Lectures to Present THE WOMAN IN BLACK This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

California State University San Marcos Arts & Lectures program will present a special one-weekend engagement of Susan Hill's THE WOMAN IN BLACK, adapted for the stage by Stephen Mallatratt. (more...)

BWW Review: The Spotlight Shines On Everyone in Public Works' AS YOU LIKE IT
by Michael Dale - Sep 8, 2017

'All the world's a stage / And everybody's in the show. / Nobody's a pro.' Those words, sung at the opening of Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery's thoroughly enchanting musical adaptation of Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT, were especially poignant at the Delacorte Theater this past weekend, where, since 2013, every Labor Day holiday has been celebrated with a production by the Public Theater's gloriously inclusive Public Works program. (more...)

Cast Announced for LUCY LIGHT at Theatre N16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

LUCY LIGHT, written by Sarah Milton and presented by Theatre N16, tells the story of Jess and Lucy. Starting when they're fifteen, the play maps the journey of Lucy's decision to have a premature bilateral prophylactic mastectomy (removal of both breasts). (more...)

New Temptations Musical AIN'T TOO PROUD Extends at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Due to an overwhelming demand, Berkeley Rep has announced that the world premiere musical of Ain't Too Proud-The Life and Times of The Temptations will extend for two additional weeks. Originally scheduled to close on October 8, the popular musical will now run through Sunday, October 22. (more...)

VIBRANT 2017 to Return for Ninth Consecutive Year at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Now in its ninth consecutive year, the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre - the coalface of British Theatre - presents Vibrant 2017 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, its annual explosion of new writing, performing on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays, 8, 9, 12, 15, 16, 19, 22, 23, 26 October 2017. (more...)

Thomas Leverton Tackles Four Roles in MY SWOLLEN FEET at NYTF
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Shakespearean actor Thomas Leverton tackles four roles, including a veteran musical theatre diva, in the backstage comedy MY SWOLLEN FEET by designer/playwright Carrie Robbins, to be presented at the Hudson Guild Theatre as part of the New York Summerfest Theatre Festival. (more...)

Nancy Anderson and Eddie Korbich Join THE PAJAMA GAME at Arena Stage; Full Company Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the complete company for The Pajama Game directed by Alan Paul in his Arena Stage debut, with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, and book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Public Works' AS YOU LIKE IT at the Delacorte
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 7, 2017

The Public Theater's free Public Works production of As You Like It took place September 1-5 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below! (more...)

Cast Complete for Mark Rylance-Led FARINELLI AND THE KING on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Producers Sonia Friedman, Shakespeare's Globe and Paula Marie Blackare have announced complete casting for the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of Farinelli and the King, starring three-time Tony Award-winner (Twelfth Night, Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies) Mark Rylance. (more...)

2017/18 Professional Training Institute Ensemble Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is pleased to announce the 2017/18 Professional Training Institute (PTI) ensemble, an advanced actor training program for students in 8th-12th grade who may have an interest in pursuing a career as a professional theater artist.   The 2017/18 PTI ensemble includes Elliott Brotherhood, Juliana Garcia-Malacara-Flynn, Lindsay Gleason, Durran Goodwin Jr., Kamani Graham, Meguire Hennes, Nathan Kabara, Maricella Kessenich, Logan Muñoz, Bradley Nowacek, Reese Parish, Dominic Schiro, Payton Elizabeth Stovall, Kenyon Terrell, Saleaqua Winston, and Mainyia Xiong.  These sixteen students hailing from fourteen different high schools will receive free training from some of the top theater professionals in the world, culminating in a capstone summer performance where they will be employed as paid, professional actors. (more...)

New York Musical Festival Seeking Submissions for 2018 Next Link Project
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Next Link Project. (more...)

Cast Announced for World Premiere of Mike Bartlett's ALBION at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

It's England really, isn't it? A climate without cloud and rain isn't honest. (more...)

DRY POWDER and CAROLINE, OR CHANGE Headed to Hampstead Theatre in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Hampstead Theatre announces the first two productions for 2018. (more...)

Breaking: Phillipa Soo and Marton Csokas Join Uma Thurman in Broadway's THE PARISIAN WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The producers of The Parisian Woman, the electrifying new play by 'House of Cards' creator Beau Willimon, announced today that Marton Csokas (Loving, The Lord of the Rings) and Tony Award nominee Phillipa Soo (Hamilton, Amelie) will join Uma Thurman, Josh Lucas and Blair Brown to complete the cast, playing the characters of 'Peter' and 'Rebecca' respectively. Mr. Csokas will be making his Broadway debut. (more...)

The Love Show presents GHOST BOOOOOOB: A Halloween Extravaganza at The Slipper Room on 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The Love Show is a theatrical dance company based in Brooklyn that combines cabaret, ballet, rock, comedy, and theater into creative performances all over the US and beyond. The Love Show has entertained all audiences, rocking stages from Lebowskifest to The Public's Shakespeare in The Park. The Love Show was commissioned to perform original choreography for clients including Banksy, Veuve Clicquot, Bacardi, and Vogue Magazine. (more...)

Splitmoon Theatre to Present Dostoevsky's DEMONS At St Leonard's Church
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

SplitMoon Theatre has just announced the premiere of a new production of Demons at St Leonard's Church in Shoreditch. Dramatised from Dostoevsky's novel by Peter Sturm, who also directs, the site-responsive show will run from 25 October to 11 November 2017 and coincide with the Centenary of the Russian Revolution.  (more...)

European Premiere Of THE BUSY WORLD IS HUSHED At Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2017

'If you take God away, the world is no less horrible' The European premiere of a new play by the acclaimed American playwright Keith Bunin in his UK debut, The Busy World is Hushed opens at the Finborough Theatre for an eight week limited season on Tuesday, 3 October 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Public's AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2017

This year, Public Works presents Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT in a ravishing new musical adaptation by Director of Public Works Laurie Woolery, and Shaina Taub, featuring music and lyrics by Taub, the acclaimed singer/songwriter behind last season's adaptation of Twelfth Night, and choreography by Emmy nominee and Lortel Award winner Sonya Tayeh. Two hundred community members and professional actors perform together on the Delacorte stage in this immersive dream-like tale of faithful friends, feuding families, and lovers in disguise. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 2, 2017
by - Sep 2, 2017

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

Baltimore Center Stage Announces 2017 Play Lab Off Center Fall Programming
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Baltimore-September 15, 2017. Baltimore Center Stage is pleased to announce the 2017/2018 debut of its Off Center programming with Play Lab on September 22-24, featuring To the Flame by Miranda Rose Hall and Handle It by Rachael Knoblauch. (more...)

Casting Announced For THE BUSY WORLD IS HUSHED at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The European premiere of a new play by the acclaimed American playwright Keith Bunin in his UK debut, The Busy World is Hushed opens at the Finborough Theatre for an eight week limited season on Friday, 6 October 2017 (Press Nights: Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 October 2017 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Thriller WAIT UNTIL DARK Comes to Exeter Northcott Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

A major revival of the classic, edge of your seat, thriller Wait Until Dark comes to Exeter next month. (more...)

John Lithgow Wins Emmy Award for THE CROWN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

John Lithgow has just been announced as the winner of the Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his work on Netflix's 'The Crown'. The actor portrayed iconic politician Winston Churchill. (more...)

Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT Comes to USC, 10/6-10/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present William Shakespeare's classic comedy Twelfth Night, October 6-14 at Drayton Hall Theatre. (more...)

Emmy Nominee Polly Draper and More to Star in 20TH CENTURY BLUES Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Producer Lida Orzeck and Executive Producer Eva Price have announced the cast of the New York premiere of the new play, 20TH CENTURY BLUES, from Susan Smith Blackburn Prize-winner and two-time OBIE Award-winning playwright Susan Miller (MY LEFT BREAST). (more...)

Alexander Hanson Joins the English Language World Premiere of THE LIE at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announced that Alexander Hanson joins the company of The Lie playing the husband of his real-life spouse Samantha Bond. Hanson replaces James Dreyfus who has regretfully had to withdraw from the production on medical advice. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Bekah Brunstetter's THE CAKE at PlayMakers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents the regional premiere of 'The Cake' by Carolina alum Bekah Brunstetter (NBC's This is Us writer/producer), on stage from Sept.13 to Oct. 1 at the Center for Dramatic Art on Country Club Road. The production is directed by Carolina alumnus Jeffrey Meanza, who returns to PlayMakers to make his main stage directorial debut. (more...)

John Lithgow to Bring the Magic of Storytelling to Broadway This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Staci Levine, has announced the Broadway return of beloved stage and screen star John Lithgow in John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, directed by Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

Site Specific Medical Courtroom Drama CHASING JACK Plays at Fordham University
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Chasing Jack is the new riveting drama from author John S. Anastasi, previously represented Off-Broadway with Would You Still Love Me If starring Kathleen Turner. Audience members can sit in the General Courtroom Gallery for $20 or be closer in the Jury Box for $25 and be part of the action! (more...)

JULIUS CAESAR, WAITING FOR GODOT and More Set for Tennessee Shakespeare Company's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, the Mid-South's professional, classical theatre and education organization, today announced its Tenth Anniversary Performance and Education Season. (more...)

Former National Theatre Director Sir Peter Hall Passes Away at 86
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The National Theatre is deeply saddened to announce the death of its former Director, Sir Peter Hall, one of the great names in British theatre. (more...)

The Love Show Presents Gl'AMOUR! at House of Yes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

House of Yes & The Love Show present Gl'Amour!, an evening of opulence, feathers, rhinestones, romance, champagne, showgirls and showboys! (more...)

Cast, Creatives Set for Jocelyn Bioh's SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

MCC Theater today announced the complete cast and creative team for the second show of its 2017-18 season: the World Premiere of School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play, written by 2017-18 Tow Playwright-in-Residence Jocelyn Bioh, and directed by Tony Winner Rebecca Taichman. (more...)

Windy City Playhouse to Debut Immersive Production SOUTHERN GOTHIC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Windy City Playhouse announces an expansion in programming with a world-premiere immersive theatrical production, 'Southern Gothic,' premiering February 7, 2018 and running through April 1, 2018 as a stand-alone production following the 2017 season. (more...)

Steamy ANTONY & CLEOPATRA to Open Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Folger Theatre launches its 2017/18 season of power, passion, and politics with William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. (more...)

Casting Announced for Adam Rapp's RED LIGHT WINTER at Henningson & Co.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Adam Rapp's Red Light Winter will be presented in a special one night only event October 29th at 7:30 PM at Henningson & Co. in Downtown Los Angeles. The cast includes Jaclyn Bethany, David Gangel-Guerrero and Vincent Santvoord. The performance will feature a pop-up gallery featuring work from artists around their world, created in response to the text. The evening will be produced by BKE Productions with Yvonne Reddy and production/lighting design by Mollie Wartelle. (more...)

Casting Announced for the Lyric Hammersmith's Panto JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces casting for its Christmas panto, Jack and the Beanstalk. With plenty of magic beans, a loveable cow, an enormous beanstalk, a gigantic giant and a massive adventure, this year's panto looks set to be the biggest ever. (more...)

JIMMY AND CAROLYN Starts This Week at Queens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

A friendly reminder! JIMMY AND CAROLYN begins performances on Friday, September 15, 2017 and runs through Sunday, October 1, 2017 in the theatre's studio space located at the New York State Pavilion in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. (more...)

Suranne Jones and Jason Watkins to Star in New West End Production of Bryony Lavery's FROZEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Suranne Jones (Doctor Foster, Scott & Bailey) and Jason Watkins (Line of Duty, Taboo, W1A) will star in Frozen, Bryony Lavery's Award-Winning play. (more...)

Segerstrom Center for the Arts Presents AN EVENING WITH AUDRA MCDONALD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning star Audra McDonald returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts for an up close and personal concert on Friday, May 11, 2018 in the Rene?e and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Accompanied by her trio, McDonald will bring her vivacious personality and artistry to hit show tunes, classic film songs and selections written expressly for her by many of today's leading composers. The New York Times wrote of her Carnegie Hall concert, "That sense of excitement, in which she tugs a song forward emotionally, is inherent in the quickness and tang of her vibrato, as though feelings are pouring out of her almost faster than they can be reined in." (more...)

Tamsin Greig Replaces Sarah Lancashire in MGC and Headlong's LABOUR OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

MGC and Headlong today announce that Olivier Award-winning actress Tamsin Greig will now play Jean Whittaker opposite Martin Freeman as David Lyons in the world premiere of James Graham's Labour of Love. (more...)

PlayCo's U.S. Premiere of OH MY SWEET LAND Extends Through October 22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

In response to demand, The Play Company (PlayCo), led by Founding Producer Kate Loewald and Managing Director Robert Bradshaw, has extended the U.S. premiere of Oh My Sweet Land, written and directed by Amir Nizar Zuabi, through October 22, 2017. (more...)

FROM THE HEARTLAND OF NAUSEA Set for United Solo This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

The Box Collective announces the premiere of FROM THE HEARTLAND OF NAUSEA - Meet Alexis James, a Midwestern gal who sees the Virgin Mary in a can of Crisco and hitchhikes up from Union, Missouri on a mission of redemption & pie. New York is her first stop, so get ready. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Julia Gibson in PlayMakers' THE CAKE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents Julia Gibson in the regional premiere of "The Cake" by Carolina alum Bekah Brunstetter (NBC's This is Us writer/producer), on stage from Sept.13 to Oct. 1 at the Center for Dramatic Art on Country Club Road. (more...)

Ken Urban's A GUIDE FOR THE HOMESICK to Play Huntington This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

The Huntington Theatre Company presents a provocative new drama A Guide for the Homesick, by Huntington Playwriting Fellow Ken Urban and directed by Tony Award nominee Colman Domingo (Dragon King in Journey to the West and Jim in Well at the Huntington, Mr. Bones in The Scottsboro Boys on Broadway, and Victor Strand in AMC's "Fear the Walking Dead"). (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

The Pioneer Theatre Company production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will begin performances on September 15, 2017 and continue through September 30, 2017. The Tony Award-winning play by Simon Stephens is adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel and directed by PTC Artistic Director Karen Azenberg. (more...)

United Solo Festival - EVERYONE'S A HERO WITH SOMEBODY ELSE'S TIT this October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Everyone's a Hero With Somebody Else's Tit will have its World Premiere at the 8th Annual United Solo festival on Sunday, October 8 at 6:00 pm.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Rebecca Naomi Jones Talks Reimagined AS YOU LIKE IT, the Joy of Shakespeare, and the Magic of Public Works
by Stephanie Wild - Aug 30, 2017

Public Works is presenting a reimagined musical adaptation of the Shakespeare classic As You Like It, September 1-5 at the Delacorte Theatre. Rebecca Naomi Jones, who plays Rosalind in this production, recently chatted with BroadwayWorld about her experiences working on the show, why she loves doing Shakespeare, and what she finds so magical about Public Works. Check out the full interview! (more...)

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