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"Waiting in the Wings" premiered in the West End at the Duke of York's Theatre on 7 September 1960. It starred Sybil Thorndike, Lewis Casson, Marie Lohr and Graham Payn.



"I wrote Waiting in the Wings with loving care, absolute belief in its characters and two of the best scenes I have ever written, while maintaining the basic truth that old age can be greeted with humour and lived with courage" - Noël Coward



Meredith Braun To Release New Album 'When Love Is Gone'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Stage Door Records has just announced the release of West End performer Meredith Braun's new solo album 'When Love Is Gone' on November 10th, 2017 (available on CD / Download / Streaming). (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey celebrates art and William Shakespeare with its next Main Stage production, Shakespeare in Love. This new play based on the Oscar-winning screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard and adapted for the stage by Lee Hall makes its Metropolitan debut at STNJ on October 11. The production features music by Paddy Cunneen and is directed by the Theatre's Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte with musical direction by Kris Kukul. Patrons can purchase tickets at The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre located at 36 Madison Avenue, Madison, by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or by going online at www.ShakespeareNJ.org. (more...)

Steampunk Novel 'I Will Breathe' Wins New Apple E-Book Award for Excellence in Independent Publishing
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

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Rob Colletti to Shred in Chicago When SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL Arrives This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Broadway In Chicago and Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber have announced that casting has been finalized for the national tour of the high-octane Broadway and West End hit, SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL. (more...)

Photo Flash: Metropolitan Playhouse Opens 25th Season with END OF SUMMER Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Obie Award winning Metropolitan Playhouse revives END OF SUMMER, S.N. Behrman's 1936 comedy of opportunists in an age of unequal incomes, to be directed by prolific author/director Alexander Harrington, at The Playhouse (220 E 4th Street, New York City), running tonight, October 7, through November 6, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Maltz Jupiter to Present THE AUDIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016

For more than sixty years, Queen Elizabeth II has held private weekly meetings with each Prime Minister, from Churchill to Cameron. In these intimate and sometimes explosive conversations, we see glimpses of the woman who wears the crown and witness the moments that shaped a monarch. Go behind the walls of Buckingham Palace and into the private chambers of Queen Elizabeth II for the audience in Peter Morgan's riveting new play that swept Broadway last season. Sponsored by the John McDonald Company. Learn More (more...)

Sharon Playhouse Welcomes New Artistic Producing Team for 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Sharon Playhouse, the not-for-profit summer theatre, located at the foot of the Berkshires in Litchfield County, CT, has announced today the appointment of Robert Levinstein and Alan M-L Wager of 22Q Entertainment as Co-Producers of the Playhouse, responsible for the management and artistic direction for the 2018 season and beyond. (more...)

Jennifer Ehle, Kristine Nielsen, Peter Bartlett, Reed Birney and More to Star in SALUTE TO THE BRAVE at TACT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

TACT, The Actors Company Theatre has announced that Jennifer Ehle (Oslo -Tony nomination, The Coast of Utopia - Tony Award, Design for Living, The Real Thing - Tony, Theatre World awards), Kristine Nielsen (Present Laughter; You Can't Take It With You; Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike -Tony Outer Critics Circle Award), Peter Bartlett (She Loves Me; Something's Rotten!; Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella), Reed Birney (1984; The Humans - Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award nomination; Gemini; Picnic; Casa Valentina - Drama Desk, Tony nomination), Cynthia Harris ('Mad About You;' The Tribute Artist; Bad Habits; Company; Any Wednesday), Lorenzo Pisoni (Equus, Humor Abuse, Midsummer Night's Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, Last Dance), and Simon Jones (The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy; Party Monster; The Thomas Crown Affair; 12 Monkeys, Waiting in the Wings; Private Lives; The Real Inspector Hound/Hamlet; Benefactors; The Real Thing) will star along with Hanna Cheek, Nora Chester, Todd Gearhart, James Prendergast, Tony Roach, Rocco Sisto, and Lynn Wright, in a concert-style reading of Noel Coward's Salute to the Brave, the World Premiere of the play lost since 1941. (more...)

Time to Give Thanks for THE CAPITOL STEPS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Returning for their annual Thanksgiving weekend pilgrimage to Scottsdale, The Capitol Steps plan to bring down the House and Senate with their blend of sharp political satire set to popular music. The irreverent D.C.-based troupe will take the stage at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 24 and 25. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS, THE MUSICAL! Spoofs Musicals at Theater LaB Houston
by Brett Cullum - Oct 12, 2016

THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS, THE MUSICAL! Is as much of a self-explanatory title as any theater-goer could ever want or pine for. It's definitely a musical about musicals that has musical number after musical number, and its own sardonic take on the form over the past fifty or so years. (more...)

Jennifer Ehle, Kristine Nielsen, Peter Bartlett, Reed Birney and More Sign on for TACT's SALUTE TO THE BRAVE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

TACT, The Actors Company Theatre has announced that Jennifer Ehle (Oslo -Tony nomination, The Coast of Utopia - Tony Award, Design for Living, The Real Thing - Tony, Theatre World awards), Kristine Nielsen (Present Laughter; You Can't Take It With You; Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike -Tony Outer Critics Circle Award), Peter Bartlett (She Loves Me; Something's Rotten!; Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella), Reed Birney (1984; The Humans - Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award nomination; Gemini; Picnic; Casa Valentina - Drama Desk, Tony nomination), Cynthia Harris ( Mad About You; The Tribute Artist; Bad Habits; Company; Any Wednesday), Lorenzo Pisoni (Equus, Humor Abuse, Midsummer Night's Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, Last Dance), and Simon Jones (The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy; Party Monster; The Thomas Crown Affair; 12 Monkeys, Waiting in the Wings; Private Lives; The Real Inspector Hound/Hamlet; Benefactors; The Real Thing) will star along with Hanna Cheek, Nora Chester, Todd Gearhart, James Prendergast, Tony Roach, Rocco Sisto, and Lynn Wright, in a concert-style reading of Noel Coward's Salute to the Brave, the World Premiere of the play lost since 1941. Mr. Evans will direct. (more...)

Ed Asner and Kate Burton To Star In THE SOAP MYTH East Coast Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

Seven time Emmy Award-winner Ed Asner and three time Emmy Award and Tony Award-nominee Kate Burton will star in a two-week East Coast tour of concert readings of Jeff Cohen's play The Soap Myth. The readings, which will be directed by Pam Berlin and will also feature Ned Eisenberg & Blair Baker, will serve as a tribute to International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The tour will begin on Monday, January 22, 2018 in Miami Beach Florida, and will conclude on Thursday, February 1 at Hofstra University on Long Island. (more...)

BWW Review: FIVER, Live At Z del
by Debbie Gilpin - Nov 27, 2017

The latest production from New. Theatre Company is a song cycle from Alex James Ellison and Tom Lees; as with last month's The Dysfunctional Guide to Being a Third Wheel it is playing in the cabaret space Live at Zedel. Directed once again by Jordan Murphy, it boasts a talented cast of four: Sabrina Aloueche, Joe Kerry, Jodie Steele and Daniel Buckley. (more...)

New Musical THE YEAR OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY to Play in Concert at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below will present a concert of highlights from The Year Of Living Dangerously, a thrilling new musical written by Thomas Tierney (Eleanor: An American Love Story, Narnia, and Off-Broadway's Pets!), and Jeffrey Haddow (Sense & Sensibility, Scrambled Feet, Chekhov in Yalta) on Tuesday, November 28th at 9:30pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kimberly Kiley of RAGTIME at Actors' Repertory Theatre Of Simi
by Cary Ginell - Nov 16, 2016

Everyone knows that the director is the person responsible for the look and content of a musical or play, but once the cast has been selected, sets and props are delivered, and all the technical elements are in place, who puts it all together? The week prior to a show's opening is called 'Tech Week,' a four or five-day period during which all the elements of a production are assembled on stage for the first time. Tech Week marks the transition period between the rehearsal stage and the performance stage of a production. Once the show is underway, it is the job of the stage manager to supervise, coordinate, and maintain all of the sundry elements that make up a production, from lighting, sound, and sets to costume changes, blocking, and all the performers' backstage activity. As we found out, it takes a particular kind of person to become a stage manager. He or she has to be detail oriented, disciplined, unflappable, and resourceful. Kimberly Kiley, who is currently serving as stage manager for the Actors' Repertory Theatre of Simi's production of Ragtime, has all of these attributes and more. We visited her before a performance last weekend and were introduced to the new staging area at the theater where Kiley is stationed during a show. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

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by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

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by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

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Get a Free Script for the Four-Character Musical THE GREEN ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

The Green Room is an award-winning, critically acclaimed college musical all about four theater majors struggling to find their way to Broadway. (more...)

Ben Edelman, Andrew Garman, Jessica Hecht and More to Star in Joshua Harmon's ADMISSIONS at LCT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Ben Edelman, Andrew Garman, Jessica Hecht, Dana Ivey, and Sally Murphy will be featured in its upcoming production of ADMISSIONS, a new play by Joshua Harmon, directed by Daniel Aukin. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 12, 2017
by - Nov 12, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/11/2017
by - Nov 11, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/11/2017. (more...)

Meredith Braun Re-Records 'When Love Is Gone' Celebrating MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the iconic film 'The Muppet Christmas Carol', Meredith Braun, who played Belle and sang 'When Love Is Gone' in the film, has re-recorded the song as the title track of her new solo album. 'When Love Is Gone' is released today on CD, Download and Streaming. (more...)

Rob Colletti to Shred in Chicago When SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL Arrives This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Broadway In Chicago and Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber have announced that casting has been finalized for the national tour of the high-octane Broadway and West End hit, SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL. (more...)

LETTICE AND LOVAGE to Open Westport Country Playhouse's 87th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Tony Award-nominated comedy, "Lettice and Lovage," will open Westport Country Playhouse's 87th Season, written by Peter Shaffer, author of "Amadeus," and directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director.  The play runs from May 30 through June 17.  (more...)

Lee Brice and Justin Moore Bring Triumphant 'American Made Tour' to Close
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

31 shows. 120,000+ fans. Multiple sold out dates. Lee Brice and Justin Moore closed out their co-headline 'American Made Tour' Friday, April 28th, wrapping up a four-month trek alongside buzz-worthy opening acts William Michael Morgan and Brett Young. (more...)

BWW Review: Power to the People of FUENTE OVEJUNA
by Andria Tieman - May 16, 2017

Like Sheep to Water, or Fuente Ovejuna, by Lope de Vega,  was written in the early 1600s, but has been largely unproduced in the United States.  Similar to a Shakespearean history, it's based on actual events that occurred in the Castilian region of Spain in 1476.  This production was translated and adapted by Trinity Rep Artistic Director Curt Columbus, and manages to stir up plenty of emotion while injecting much-needed moments of comic relief.  While the production, costumes and performances are excellent as they always are at Trinity Rep, the play itself is somewhat underwhelming despite containing classic themes of romance and triumph over oppression. (more...)

PodcastOne Chairman Norman Pattiz Announces Launch of WWE Star Scott Levy's Raven Effect On The Network
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

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BWW Review: Characters Defend Their Worth in UNSPOKEN: SHAKESPEARE'S PERSONAE IN PERIL
by Ellen Dostal - Jun 6, 2017

Los Angeles Drama Club jumps into the controversy about rewriting Shakespeare for modern audiences in UNSPOKEN: SHAKESPEARE'S PERSONAE IN PERIL. Part II of a trilogy exploring what has become a sore subject among Shakespeare circles, it takes a strong stand and presents persuasive food for thought in this year's Hollywood Fringe Festival. (more...)

Thom Southerland to Direct First London Revival of THE WOMAN IN WHITE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Acclaimed rising star director Thom Southerland (Titanic, Grey Gardens, Grand Hotel) is to direct the first ever revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony and Olivier Award-nominated musical The Woman in White. (more...)

Maureen Lipman to Direct the World Stage Premiere of THE KNOWLEDGE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Acclaimed actress and writer Maureen Lipman is to direct the world stage premiere of Jack Rosenthal's The Knowledge. (more...)

Venture Activity Holds Steady with Over $21.78 Billion Invested in Close to 2,000 Companies in Second Quarter
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

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BWW's On This Day - January 7, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Leg Up on Life Presents The Spoken Word Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2018

The Spoken Word Gala presented by Leg Up On Life is hosted by Daniel Gold who founded Leg Up On Life as a means for choreographers of all dance styles to present their work on a public platform while raising money for charitable organizations. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 6, 2018
by - Jan 6, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/6/2018
by - Jan 6, 2018

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/6/2018. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel Premieres Season Two of SUPERCAR SUPERBUILD, 1/21
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Smithsonian Channel roars into the New Year with season two of the fast-paced, high-octane series, SUPERCAR SUPERBUILD. Eight all-new hour-long episodes delve deep into the creation and design of some of the world's greatest automobile makers: Alfa Romeo, Rolls Royce, Jaguar, Porsche, Audi and more. (more...)

GROWING UP GONZALES Comes to The Jerry Orbach Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

The NYC Theater Districts only Latino Off-Broadway play takes center stage at The Jerry Orbach Theater Friday January 12th and 19th. (more...)

BWW TV: North Carolina Theatre's ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE
by Jeffrey Kare - Jan 19, 2017

North Carolina Theatre will be presenting Always...Patsy Cline from January 20th-29th at A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater. I recently got to speak with the two stars of this production Carter Calvert and Two-Time Emmy Winner Sally Struthers. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/13/2018
by - Jan 13, 2018

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/13/2018. (more...)

Life Is Beautiful! Roundabout's CABARET to Play the Princess of Wales Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

David Mirvish will present the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET. CABARET will play a strictly one-week engagement, February 14 - 19 at the Princess of Wales Theatre. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 11, 2018
by - Jan 11, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

CABARET Tour Says 'Willkommen' to New Sally Bowles and Emcee
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced new casting for the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET. (more...)

Life Is Beautiful! Roundabout's CABARET to Play the Princess of Wales Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

David Mirvish will present the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET. CABARET will play a strictly one-week engagement, February 14 - 19 at the Princess of Wales Theatre. (more...)

BWW Dance Interview: Stefanie Nelson - Artistic Director
by Barnett Serchuk - Dec 8, 2017

Stefanie Nelson is the Artistic Director of Stefanie Nelson Dancegroup, a New York City-based contemporary performance ensemble. Her work distills deeply personal ideas into highly kinetic, expressive, and provocative works that are rooted in cross-media collaboration with artists working in music, video, and visual arts. Described as 'instinctual, untamed, and edgy,' Nelson's dances have been presented at some of the foremost contemporary performance venues in the United States, including Joyce SoHo, Dance Theater Workshop, LaMama Moves!, Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors, and Jacob's Pillow, and internationally in Canada, Mexico, and Italy, among others. Nelson is an accomplished teacher as well as the founder and artistic director of DANCE ITALIA, an annual summer dance intensive held in the cities of Agropoli and Lucca, Italy. She recently served as a Choreography panelist for New York Foundation for the Arts Artists' Fellowships and curated a series How high is the ceiling in my glass castle? (and other perceived limitations) at Triskelion Arts in Brooklyn. www.sndancegroup.org (more...)

Simon Jones Joins The Cast Of FARINELLI AND THE KING On January 9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2017

Simon Jones (The Real Thing, Benefactors), will join the cast of the Shakespeare's Globe production of FARINELLI AND THE KING on Tuesday, January 9, playing the role of opera impresario John Rich. Colin Hurley, who was scheduled for a limited run in the role, will play his final performance as John Rich on Sunday, January 7. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: At This Performance: The Rise Of The Broadway Understudy
by Amanda Prahl - Dec 15, 2017

Understudies on Broadway are nothing new. What is new, however or at least newly noticeable is the growing eagerness of fans to see such a performance. (more...)

Bridge Street Theatre Announces its 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre announces its 2018 line-up of plays five magnificent and deeply human stories for audiences to savor between March and November. (more...)

INDUSTRY: Theater Report- August 7th, 2017, Take a Look at the Broadway Real Estate for the Upcoming Season
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 7, 2017

Even though we are in the slow summer season for theatre news, show and casting announcements have been slowly trickling in so that the 2017-2018 Broadway season is beginning to come into sharper focus. The slate is filled with high-profile offerings like FROZEN and HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, exciting revivals including M. BUTTERFLY, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, and MY FAIR LADY, intriguing new works like THE BAND'S VISIT and JUNK, and curious newcomers, i.e. SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS and ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE. (more...)

FANCY NANCY, THE MUSICAL Returns for a Special Encore at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is delighted to present an encore presentation of Fancy Nancy, The Musical as part of its third season of Theater for Young Audiences. Book and lyrics by Susan DiLallo, music by Danny Abosch and directed by Angeline Mirenda based on original staging by Kelly Todd, Fancy Nancy, the Musical will preview from May 5 through May 13; regular performances will begin May 13 and continue through May 28 on the Cripe Stage at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center. (more...)

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