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Max Posner's THE TREASURER Extends Two Weeks Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Due to critical acclaim and popular demand, Playwrights Horizons has announced an extension of their world premiere production of The Treasurer, a new play by Max Posner (Judy). (more...)

Interrobang Theatre Project Announces 2017-18 Season: What is Truth?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Interrobang Theatre Project, dedicated to producing rarely seen shows with relevant themes and raw emotions, has announced its eighth season, featuring three plays that examine the fine line between reality and perception. This season, Interrobang invites audiences to ponder the particularly urgent question: What is Truth? (more...)

Interrobang Theatre Project to Present Midwest Premiere of FOXFINDER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Interrobang Theatre Project launches its 2017-18 Season, exploring the urgent question "What is Truth?," with the Midwest premiere of Dawn King's darkly comic and politically relevant British drama FOXFINDER, directed by Literary Manager Margaret Knapp.  (more...)

Interrobang Theatre Project to Present Midwest Premiere of FOXFINDER at The Athenaeum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Interrobang Theatre Project launches its 2017-18 Season, exploring the urgent question 'What is Truth?,' with the Midwest premiere of Dawn King's darkly comic and politically relevant British drama FOXFINDER, directed by Literary Manager Margaret Knapp. FOXFINDER will play September 28 - November 5, 2017 at The Athenaeum Theatre (Studio 2), 2936 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Stage West Presents the Regional Premiere of LIFE SUCKS.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Life is, like, really hard sometimes. It's hard to be the hot chick everyone wants, but no one understands. (more...)

QUARTET to Sing at Bristol Riverside Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Learning to age gracefully is the theme of Bristol Riverside Theatre's next Mainstage production, Quartet by Ron Harwood running October 31-November 19. Directed by Susan D. Atkinson, the ensemble cast features Keith Baker, Joy Franz, Laural Merlington, and Nick Ullett. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jamie Ballard and More in UNCLE VANYA at Theatr Clwyd
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Theatr Clwyd presents Uncle Vanya in a first-time co-production with Sheffield Theatres, in a brand new adaptation from Peter Gill. Opening tonight 26 September, with previews from 21 September in the Emlyn Williams Theatre, the production will transfer to the studio at Sheffield Theatres as part of Robert Hastie's inaugural season from 18 October until 4 November. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Max Posner's THE TREASURER Opens Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Playwrights Horizons presents THE TREASURER, the world premiere of a new play by Max Posner (Judy) and directed by three-time Lortel Award winner David Cromer (The Band's Visit, Our Town, Adding Machine). Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, the play will be the second production of the theater company's 2017/2018 Season. (more...)

Tessa Peake-Jones and Aden Gillett to Lead 2018 UK Tour of THE WINSLOW BOY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

Lead casting is today announced for a 2018 UK tour of Terence Rattigan's classic family drama, The Winslow Boy - directed by Olivier Award-nominated Rachel Kavanaugh. Tessa Peake-Jones (Only Fools and Horses, Grantchester) stars as Grace Winslow wife of Arthur Winslow, played by Aden Gillett (House of Eliott, Holby City), the father who embarks on an extraordinary campaign for justice for his son. (more...)

Sheffield Theatres' Artistic Director Robert Hastie Announces New Season For 2018
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces his new season for 2018. (more...)

Undermain Theatre Presents the Dallas Premiere of JOHN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Undermain Theatre is proud to present the Dallas premiere of Pulitzer Prize winning Playwright Annie Baker's John. (more...)

QUARTET to Sing at Bristol Riverside Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Learning to age gracefully is the theme of Bristol Riverside Theatre's next Mainstage production, Quartet by Ron Harwood running October 31-November 19. Directed by Susan D. Atkinson, the ensemble cast features Keith Baker, Joy Franz, Laural Merlington, and Nick Ullett. (more...)

Austin Pendleton to Star in Xavier Theatre Company's THE CHALICE at Stonewall Inn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Xavier Theatre Company has announced its next production, The Chalice, a new play exploring a gay Catholic man's alienation from his family, his faith and himself. The cast includes Tony Award-nominee and Obie Award-winner Austin Pendleton as the ghost of Pope Pius XII. (more...)

Miles Richardson to Lead DEAR BRUTUS at Southwark Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

Miles Richardson leads an 11-strong cast of J. M. Barrie's rarely performed play DEAR BRUTUS in its centenary year at Southwark Playhouse, presented by Troupe Theatre and directed by Jonathan O'Boyle. (more...)

Daphne Rubin-Vega Celebrates Aaron Mark with EMPANADA LOCA Reading Today at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2017

Acclaimed actors and Tony Award nominees Daphne Rubin-Vega and Tom Hewitt celebrate the 'twisted' works of Aaron Mark in TWO TALES OF TERROR at the Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street), presented by All For One Theater (AFO) as a Halloween offering. (more...)

Undermain Theatre presents Annie Baker's JOHN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Undermain Theatre is proud to present the Dallas premiere of Pulitzer Prize winning Playwright Annie Baker's JOHN. A haunting and haunted meditation set near the site of the bloodiest battle of the Civil War where a young couple, struggling to stay together, are welcomed to an eerie Bed and Breakfast by an eccentric inn keeper on the weekend after Thanksgiving. A story of haunting atmosphere, (more...)

UCLA School Of Theater Announces 2017-18 Season; Steel Pier, Trojan Barbie, Spring Awakening, The Glass Menagerie & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's (UCLA TFT) Department of Theater announced today its upcoming Mainstage theater season for the academic year 2017-18, which includes the West Coast premiere of Steel Pier and Christine Evans' Trojan Barbie. (more...)

Guest Blog: Actress Rosie Sheehy On UNCLE VANYA
by Guest Blog: Rosie Sheehy - Oct 25, 2017

Our production of Uncle Vanya is well underway, with a run at Theatr Clwyd completed and now playing at Sheffield Crucible, so I've been able to reflect on the experience of the show. (more...)

Daphne Rubin-Vega and Tom Hewitt to Celebrate Aaron Mark with TWO TALES OF TERROR at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

Acclaimed actors and Tony Award nominees Daphne Rubin-Vega and Tom Hewitt celebrate the 'twisted' works of Aaron Mark in TWO TALES OF TERROR at the Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street), presented by All For One Theater (AFO) as a Halloween offering. (more...)

Denise Gough's PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Opens Tonight at St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse's already extended American Premiere of the National Theatre/Headlong production of Duncan Macmillan's People, Places & Things, directed by Jeremy Herrin, opens tonight, October 25, for a run through December 3, 2017. (more...)

Jonathan Bailey, Ben Batt, Lucy Black Join THE YORK REALIST at Donmar Warehouse; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse and Sheffield Theatres today announce full casting for Donmar Associate Director and Sheffield Theatres Artistic Director Robert Hastie's new revival of Peter Gill's modern masterpiece The York Realist. (more...)

Sony Pictures Classic Picks Up Michael Mayer's and Stephen Karam's THE SEAGULL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Sony Pictures Classics has picked up the film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's THE SEAGULL, as reported by Deadline. The film is directed by Tony winner Michael Mayer and adapted for the screen by Tony winner Stephen Karam. (more...)

Rebecca Taichman, Anne Kauffman & More Selected as Roundabout Artists in Residence
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced its 2017-18 Artists in Residence. 'I started the Artists in Residence program about 25 years ago to provide artistic and financial support to early-career artists, giving them a theatre to call home and to provide peace of mind for a sustainable career,' says Roundabout Artistic Director Todd Haimes. 'Over the years, this program has evolved to include playwrights, mid-career directors and even an entire young company. And while these residencies have allowed us to help cultivate the next generations of theatre leaders, these artists have also become invaluable to me and our audiences, invigorating this institution with fresh voices.' (more...)

BWW Review: UNCLE VANYA, Crucible Studio, Sheffield
by Ruth Deller - Oct 23, 2017

Chekhov's classic is given a fresh update in this beautifully staged and passionately acted production. (more...)

Chekhov Gets a Ringwald Remix in LIFE SUCKS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2017

From the mind of Aaron Posner, author of The Ringwald Theatre's successful 2014 production of Stupid Fucking Bird, comes this brash, hilarious, and revelatory reworking of Anton Chekhov's tragicomic classic Uncle Vanya. (more...)

Photo Flash: NPR Holiday Favorite THE SANTALAND DIARIES to Bring Cheer to TheatreWorks
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley breaks new ground in 2017 by adding a second holiday show to its season, The Santaland Diaries at the intimate 180-seat Lohman Theatre in Los Altos Hills (more...)

Cast Announced for DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is proud to announce the cast for this year's Literature Live! production of Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller; directed by Joe Minutillo. (more...)

Denise Gough's PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Extends at St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse, responding to extraordinary popular demand, has extended the American Premiere of the National Theatre/Headlong production of Duncan Macmillan's People, Places & Things, directed by Jeremy Herrin, to December 3. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Kimberly Gilbert
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 2, 2017

Today's subject Kimberly Gilbert is currently living her theatre life onstage at one of her local theatrical homes. She portrays the slightly deranged, tux shirt-wearing arsonist Billie Irons in The Arsonists at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. The production plays through October 14th. (more...)

Eve Ensler's THE FRUIT TRILOGY and More Slated for Abingdon's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company announces the initial lineup for its 25th Anniversary Season. With a list of celebrated and promising new artists, Abingdon Theatre Company's 2017 - 2018 season features premiere productions on the main stage, a one-night-only gala event honoring and featuring legendary artists, and ongoing initiatives fostering the work of emerging theater-makers. (more...)

LOVE FROM A STRANGER to Embark on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

A whirlwind romance with a handsome and charming stranger sweeps Cecily Harrington off her feet and she recklessly abandons her old life to settle in the remote and blissful surroundings of a country cottage. However, her newfound love is not all that he seems (more...)

Cast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced full casting for its evocative new production of Ragtime, which begins rehearsals today. A tale of family, heart and perseverance at the turn of the 20th century, Ragtime is a vital story about the headstrong and determined individuals and their families who helped make the United States a diverse and thriving nation. (more...)

First Listen: Ian McKellen Gets Devilish in New Trailer for West End's THE EXORCIST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

It is announced today that Ian McKellen will feature in the West End premiere of The Exorcist as the voice of the Demon. (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Earl Jones to Knock the Ball Out of the Park for Roundabout's DAMN YANKEES Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced a special Benefit Concert Reading of Damn Yankees, the Tony award-winning musical comedy by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. (more...)

Mikhail Baryshnikov to Bring BRODSKY / BARYSHNIKOV to Canada This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Show One Productions, the leading presenter of high-profile international stars of opera, theatre, dance and classical music, is very proud to present the Canadian premiere of BRODSKY / BARYSHNIKOV for a strictly limited run at the intimate Winter Garden Theatre, January 24-27, 2018. (more...)

THE ASSASSINATION OF KATIE HOPKINS to Premiere in Theatr Clwyd's 2018 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd, Tamara Harvey, today announces two world premi res as part of the spring season 2018. (more...)

Annie Baker, Taylor Mac Among 2017 MacArthur 'Genius' Grant Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Playwright Annie Baker and performance artist Taylor Mac are among the recipients of this year's MacArthur Fellowship, or 'Genius' grants. (more...)

Steamy ANTONY & CLEOPATRA to Open Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

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

Daphne Rubin-Vega to Star in MISS YOU LIKE HELL at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

The Public Theater announced today that the New York premiere of MISS YOU LIKE HELL has been added to The Public's Astor Anniversary Season, celebrating 50 years of new work at 425 Lafayette Street and the 50th Anniversary of HAIR. (more...)

Target Margin Theater Opens First Permanent Home in Brooklyn; 2017-18 Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

After a five-year search, Target Margin Theater has announced the opening of the Company's first permanent home. (more...)

United Solo to Offer Master Classes With James Lecesne, Adam Wade, And Austin Pendleton
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

In addition to presenting 120 productions, the world's largest solo theatre festival has launched a series of Master Classes, for theater artists, students, and enthusiasts with all levels of experience. (more...)

Equity Jeff Awards 2017 Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

The gala 49th Annual Equity Jeff Awards held at Drury Lane Oakbrook on Monday, November 6, celebrated a season of outstanding productions. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at David Manis and More in DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts presents this year's Literature Live! production of Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller, directed by Joe Minutillo. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Robert Kropf's Adaptation of 3SISTERS to Play The Modern
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

The Suffolk University Theatre Department welcomes guest-director, esteemed actor, Artistic Director of the Harbor Stage Company, and long-time colleague Robert Kropf to the Modern Theatre this fall. Kropf's adaptation of Anton Chekhov's 3Sisters will run November 16-19. (more...)

Capitalism Onstage! Meet the Full Company of JUNK, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Nov 2, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater presents Junk, a new play by Ayad Akhtar, directed by Doug Hughes, opening tonight, November 2, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; EMILY Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards; TREVOR Leads for Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville-Led 'LONG DAY'S JOURNEY' Among BAM's 2018 Winter/Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Joseph V. Melillo, executive producer of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, today announced programming for the BAM 2018 Winter/Spring Season. The season runs from January 15 through June 23 and includes theater, dance, music, and other live events in the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, BAM Harvey Theater, and BAM Fisher. Scroll down for highlights! (more...)

Design-Focused 'in 1: the podcast' Welcomes GREAT COMET Tony-Winning Lighting Designer, Bradley King
by in 1: the podcast - Nov 13, 2017

The podcast is back and we're not pulling any punches. Today we sit down with recent Tony Award winner Bradley King to discuss his lighting design for NATASHA PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812. He traces the journey of the design from Ars Nova, where the plot was hardly more than chandeliers and lightbulbs, all the way to his massive, immersive design at the Imperial Theatre. (more...)

Casting Announced For THE MELTING POT at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

In a rediscovery commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, The Melting Pot by Israel Zangwill runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 3 December 2017. The classic story of a young Russian immigrant fighting to uphold his dream of a new life in a new country. After his family are massacred in a pogrom, Jewish composer David Quixano escapes to New York City, in search of a new life. There he falls in love with Vera, a beautiful Russian Christian. (more...)

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