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Bord Gáis Energy Theatre Brings WAR HORSE to Ireland This April!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

War Horse is coming to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in Ireland from April 10 to 27, 2019. (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...)

David Lynch, Philip Glass, Maxine Peake, Laurie Anderson, and More Set For Manchester International Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Manchester International Festival today unveils its 2019 programme, which takes place across 18 extraordinary days (4-21 July 2019). Internationally-acclaimed artists from over 20 countries - many working in one-off creative collaborations - will present 20 UK and world premieres at the cross-art form biennial festival, the second with John McGrath as Artistic Director. (more...)

NETWORK Recoups After 15 Weeks on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

The National Theatre production of NETWORK announced today that the new play has recouped in 15 weeks on Broadway. (more...)

Original Stars Reunite for INDECENT in LA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

The cast has been announced for the upcoming production of 'Indecent' by Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel. This Tony Award-nominated play will be produced at the Ahmanson Theatre in a co-production with Huntington Theatre Company. Directed by Tony Award winner Rebecca Taichman, 'Indecent' runs from June 5 through July 7, 2019. The opening is set for June 9. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Company Brings INDECENT To Boston Featuring Original Broadway Cast Members
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel's Indecent, will make its Boston premiere featuring the Tony Award-winning direction by Rebecca Taichman, a seasoned Broadway design team and many members of the original Broadway cast. (more...)

The Farm Theater To Launch BULLPEN SESSIONS Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

The Farm Theater (Padraic Lillis, Founding Artistic Director) will launch season one of their new Bullpen Sessions Podcast on Thursday, March 28. This ten-episode series, hosted by Padraic Lillis and Lee J. Kaplan, will be available worldwide on all major podcast distributors. (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...)

VIDEO: NY1 Goes Behind the Scenes of NETWORK with Bryan Cranston
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 13, 2019

On this week's episode of Spectrum News NY1's On Stage, host Frank DiLella will get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the Broadway smash hit 'Network.'  (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

In support of bringing arts education to underprivileged children in NYC and around the world, over 30 of Broadway's finest performers are donating their time and talents to the Broadway's Babies 2019 Spring Fundraising Concert on Monday March 25 at (le) Poisson Rouge, NYC. Hosted by the incomparable Natalie Joy Johnson (Kinky Boots), and produced by co-founders, Kate Pfaffl (War Horse), and Ben Houghton, the evening celebrates diversity and community through song, dance and the profound stories of the children they serve. (more...)

KUNG FU PANDA SPECTACULAR LIVE Will Hold Global Premiere In Macao, Directed and Choreographed by Susan Stroman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Broadway Asia, one of the largest production, management and distribution companies in the global markets, led by Executive Producers Simone Genatt and Marc Routh, and DreamWorks Theatricals, a division of Universal Theatrical Group, today announced the launch of DreamWorks' Kung Fu Panda Spectacular Live - a thrilling new live action entertainment at The Venetian Theatre in Macao. It combines the best of Hollywood, Broadway and circus. The five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman will bring her legendary talents to one of the most successful animated films of all time, Kung Fu Panda. (more...)

Hattie Morahan & Seth Numrich Will Lead Theatr Clwyd and Menier Chocolate Factory's ORPHEUS DESCENDING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

The full cast is announced for the Theatr Clwyd and Menier Chocolate Factory co-production of Tennessee Williams' Orpheus Descending. Theatr Clwyd's Artistic Director Tamara Harvey directs Catrin Aaron (Beulah Binnings), Michael Geary (Pee Wee Binnings), Valentine Hanson (Uncle Pleasant), Jenny Livsey (Eva Temple / Woman), Laura Jane Matthewson (Dolly Hamma), Mark Meadows (Jabe Torrance), Ifan Meredith (David Cutrere / Dog Hamma), Hattie Morahan (Lady Torrance), Seth Numrich (Val Xavier), Ian Porter (Sheriff Talbott), Jemima Rooper (Carol Cutrere), Carol Royle (Vee Talbott) and Carrie Quinlan (Sister / Nurse Porter). Public booking for the Menier Chocolate Factory dates opens at 9am today. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest Daryl Roth
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Mar 11, 2019

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

Stuart Fox and Matthew Spencer Join THE WOMAN IN BLACK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

As Susan Hill's THE WOMAN IN BLACK at The Fortune Theatre, London prepares to celebrate its 30th Anniversary in the West End in June 2019, PW Productions are delighted to announce that from Tuesday 19 March 2019 the show will star Stuart Fox as 'Arthur Kipps' and Matthew Spencer as 'The Actor'. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces THE PROMPTER For The 2019 Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the first show of the 2019 Mainstage Season will be the World Premiere of THE PROMPTER (May 28- June 16) a new comedy by Wade Dooley; directed by Scott Schwartz, Bay Street Theater's Artistic Director. The other two previously announced shows will be the World Premiere of SAFE SPACE, which will now run from June 25 - July 21. This new play is by Alan Fox and will be directed by three-time Tony Award Winner Jack O'Brien (All My Sons, Hairspray, The Coast of Utopia). The third show will be a bold new re-envisioning of Irving Berlin's classic musical ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, (July 30 - August 25) with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, book by Herbert & Dorothy Fields. This production will be directed by Sarna Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George, Bay Street's Frost/Nixon). The casts and creative teams will be announced soon. Subscriptions are available by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

The Best of the Worst: Theatre TripAdvisor Reviews
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jan 30, 2019

We've all seen the dozens of articles and gripes on Twitter about 'audience etiquette' and comments on how somebody has behaved while in a theatre. But where do these audience members go to put across their side of the story? TripAdvisor. (more...)

The Barn Theatre Cirencester Announces New Season For 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

Winner of Best Fringe Theatre in the 2019 Stage Awards, The Barn Theatre is delighted to present its line-up of five in-house productions for the upcoming 2019 Season, including one of Michael Morpurgo's finest works, The Butterfly Lion, William Shakespeare's classic history, Henry V, a brand new production of the comic thriller, The 39 Steps, the award-winning musical Daddy Long Legs and a reimagining of Charles Dickens' festive masterpiece, A Christmas Carol. (more...)

BWW Review: WAR HORSE, SEC Armadillo Glasgow
by Adam Robinson - Jan 29, 2019

Courage, friendship, determination and hope, War Horse is a love story like no other. After the auction purchase of a foal by a foolish father bidding to save his pride, the Narracott family must work out what to do with a bay thoroughbred horse on their Devon farm. Glasgow born actor Scott Miller plays Albert Narracott, the young country son who bonds with the horse, naming him Joey. Their connection appears unbreakable until a hasty decision pushes their connection to its limits. (more...)

Jana Robbins And Haley Swindal To Bring The Songs Of Kander And Ebb Back To Feinstein's/54 Below This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

Returning after back-to-back sold out shows this past summer, Jana Robbins (Gypsy, I Love My Wife, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife) and Haley Swindal (Jekyll and Hyde, White Christmas, Sweeney Todd) will join forces again and return to Feinstein's/54 Below for two unforgettable evenings with "We Just Move On! - The Songs of Kander and Ebb." The shows are slated for Tuesday, February 5th at 7:00PM and Tuesday, February 12th at 7:00PM. (more...)

First Names Announced For Chester Literature Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

First names announced for Chester Literature Festival as it prepares to celebrate its 30th anniversary in the city. (more...)

Ensemble Studio Theatre Extends BEHIND THE SHEET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation announced today an extension for the World Premiere of Behind the Sheet, written by Charly Evon Simpson (Jump) and directed by Colette Robert (Mary's Wedding). (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals For Northern Broadsides and New Vic Theatre's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

Northern Broadsides and New Vic Theatre have released rehearsal images for their forthcoming touring co-production of William Shakespeare's glorious tale of antagonistic romance and chaotic comedy -Much Ado About Nothing. (more...)

BWW TV: SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids Return for One Final Jam on Closing Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 21, 2019

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit School of Rock - The Musical played its final performance on Broadway on Sunday evening, January 20, 2019 by welcoming back dozens of former young cast members to the Winter Garden Theatre stage for one last epic jam session. (more...)

BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR Transfers To Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2019

Proud Haddock and Arsalan Sattari Productions today announce the transfer of Billy Bishop Goes to War to the Southwark Playhouse, following its successful run at the Jermyn Street Theatre. Charles Aitken (Younger Billy) and Oliver Beamish (Older Billy) reprise their roles. The production runs from 15 March, with previews from 13 March, until 6 April. (more...)

VIDEO: Patti LuPone Answers Fan Questions About COMPANY and More!
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2019

The legendary Patti LuPone is currently reprising her role as Joanne in Company on the West End. LuPone recently took some time backstage in her dressing room to answer some fan questions about Company, her past roles, and more! Watch the video below! (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/18
by BWW Special - Jan 18, 2019

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature HAMILTON, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, and More! (more...)

Photo Flash: New Images of Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox Alongside Tom Hiddleston in BETRAYAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Rehearsals began this week for The Jamie Lloyd Company production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal which runs at the Harold Pinter Theatre from 5 March 2019 for a strictly limited season ending on 1 June. Directed by Jamie Lloyd, the production stars Golden Globe, Olivier and Evening Standard Award winner Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox. (more...)

DINOSAUR WORLD LIVE Announces New Cast For 2019 UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Direct from the West End, DINOSAUR WORLD LIVE, the interactive children's theatre show that brings dinosaurs to life on stage, today announces a brand new cast for its 2019 UK Tour. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Jonathan David Martin
by Elliot Lanes - Feb 6, 2019

Today's subject, Jonathan David Martin, came to Washington, DC after accepting a job as Associate Producer of Theater J, but he is currently living his theatre life back onstage in The Heiress at Arena Stage in the role of Morris Townsend This production, which marks his Arena Stage debut, begins performances on February 8th. It plays through March 10th in Arena's Fitchandler Stage space. (more...)

Full Cast And Creative Team Announced For JUNK At Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and author Ayad Akhtar's (Arena's Disgraced) timely tale Junk. Inspired by the real junk bond giants of the 1980s, Akhtar explores how the riveting, hostile takeover of a family-owned manufacturing company paved the way to expose the rise of greed, power, race and wealth that led to reshaping the rules of Wall Street and the world. Directed by Jackie Maxwell, Junk runs April 5 - May 5, 2019 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

BEHIND THE SHEET Extends Again At Ensemble Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director, Sarah McLellan, Executive Director) and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (Doron Weber, Vice-President, Programs) announced today a second extension for the World Premiere of Behind the Sheet, written by Charly Evon Simpson (Jump) and directed by Colette Robert (Mary's Wedding). Part of the EST/Sloan Science & Technology Project (Graeme Gillis, Program Director; Linsay Firman, Associate Director), Behind the Sheet began previews at EST's Curt Dempster Theatre (549 W. 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019) on January 9, 2019, and opened January 17. Originally set to close on February 3, the play will now run through February 17, 2019. (more...)

Paddy O'Connell to Host COMPANY Post-Show Q&A with Patti LuPone, Rosalie Craig & Marianne Elliott
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

To celebrate last week's successful release of the cast recording as well as two prestigious Critics' Circle Awards for Marianne Elliott's critically acclaimed production ofCompany, broadcaster Paddy O'Connell will be hosting a post-show Q and A at the Gielgud Theatre, with two of the show's stars - Rosalie Craig, who plays the central role of Bobbie and Patti LuPone, who plays Joanne. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Cast Of THE HEIRESS at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for Ruth and Augustus Goetz's melodrama, The Heiress, suggested by the Henry James novel, Washington Square. After growing up subjected to her father's disinterest and strong resentment, a young woman in the 1850s discovers what love is in her journey towards independence, growth and strength, without an impactful female role model in her life. Directed by Deputy Artistic Director Seema Sueko, The Heiress runs February 8 - March 10, 2019 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Julia Bradbury Will Host THE WIDER EARTH Gala In The Presence Of Trh The Duke And Duchess Of Sussex
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

The Wider Earth - the critically acclaimed drama about the young Charles Darwin's expedition on HMS Beagle playing at the custom-built theatre in the Jerwood Gallery at London's Natural History Museum until 24 February - will hold a special VIP Gala Night on 12 February 2019. The gala, hosted by Julia Bradbury, and in the presence of HRH the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, will be held to commemorate Charles Darwin's 210th birthday, and will support The Queen's Commonwealth Trust and the production's official charitable partner The Queen's Commonwealth Canopy. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL Premieres In Sydney October 10 - Tickets On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Universal Theatrical Group, Working Title Films, Greene Light Stage, Michael Coppel and Louise Withers Presents are delighted to announce that tickets for the Sydney season of Billy Elliot the Musical are now on sale at billyelliotthemusical.com.au (more...)

WP Theater Gala to Honor Amanda Seyfried, Emily Warren & Bonnie Comley
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

WP Theater announces WP THEATER'S 40th ANNIVERSARY SEASON GALA honoring game-changing women with theWomen of Achievement Awards. The gala will honor three-time Tony Award-Winning Producer & Founder of BroadwayHD Bonnie Comley (A Gentleman's Guide, War Horse), Award-Winning actress, activist, and singer-songwriter Amanda Seyfried(Mamma Mia, Dear John, Mean Girls), and Grammy Award-winning songwriter and recording artist Emily Warren (The Chainsmokers' 'Don't Let Me Down', Dua Lipa's 'New Rules'). (more...)

Full Casting Announced For The Barn Theatre Production Of THE BUTTERFLY LION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Full casting announced for the award-winning Barn Theatre's (Best Fringe Theatre - The Stage Awards 2019) upcoming production of The Butterfly Lion by the acclaimed writer and former Children's Laureate, Michael Morpurgo (War Horse, Private Peaceful, Running Wild). (more...)

NETWORK Will Host Post-Show Talkback March 20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

Network will host a post-show talk back on Wednesday, March 20 following the 7pm performance in partnership with American Express. Participants include NETWORK stars Bryan Cranston (All The Way, "Breaking Bad"), Tony Goldwyn ("Scandal," Promises, Promises) and Tatiana Maslany ("Orphan Black," Mary Page Marlowe). New York Times culture reporter and author of Mad as Hell: The Making of 'Network' and the Fateful Vision of the Angriest Man in Movies Dave Itzkoff will moderate. (more...)

NETWORK Extends Broadway Run Through June
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

The National Theatre production of NETWORK, produced by David Binder, the National Theatre, Patrick Myles, David Luff, Ros Povey and Lee Menzies, will extend performances through Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). This is the second and final extension for the limited engagement. Starring Bryan Cranston (All The Way, "Breaking Bad"), Tony Goldwyn ("Scandal," Promises, Promises) and Tatiana Maslany ("Orphan Black," Mary Page Marlowe), NETWORK officially opened to rave reviews on Thursday, December 6, 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SHADOW FACTORY, Nuffield Southampton Theatres
by Jo Fisher - Feb 2, 2019

Nuffield Southampton Theatres celebrates the first birthday of its modern city-centre venue with the return of The Shadow Factory; the first show performed at NST City which proved to be a sell-out in 2018. (more...)

VIDEO: Tatiana Maslany Reveals She Had a Wardrobe Malfunction During NETWORK
by Stage Tube - Feb 19, 2019

On last night's episode of 'Late Night With Seth Meyers,' Tatiana Maslany was a guest on the show. During her interview, Maslany talks about the plot of her Broadway show, 'Network,' sharing a stage with audience members, and shooting live scenes for the play every night. (more...)

Red Bull Theater Announces Cast For THE WHITE DEVIL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for the first of its two upcoming Off-Broadway productions at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK Heads to New Zealand this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2019

According to the New Zealand Herald, Andrew Lloyd Webber's SCHOOL OF ROCK is set to rock it's way into Auckland's shores this September (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Derek Klena, John Lloyd Young & More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2019

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. After Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Highlights this week include Derek Klena, John Lloyd Young, Jennifer Holliday, and more! (more...)

Countess LuAnn De Lesseps And More Come To Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale For WAR HORSE At Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Joey, the life-sized horse puppet from the National Theatre's acclaimed play War Horse, visited Wembley Park to celebrate today's general public on sale of War Horse coming to the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre this autumn. (more...)

BEHIND THE SHEET Adds Unprecedented Third Extension At Ensemble Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director, Sarah McLellan, Executive Director) and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (Doron Weber, Vice-President, Programs) announced today that due to unprecedented and overwhelming response, the World Premiere of Behind the Sheet has been extended for a third time. Part of the EST/Sloan Science & Technology Project (Graeme Gillis, Program Director; Linsay Firman, Associate Director), Behind the Sheet is written by Charly Evon Simpson (Jump) and directed by Colette Robert (Mary's Wedding). (more...)

BWW Interview: Mark Esposito Choreographing A Great TIME in RAG
by Gil Kaan - Feb 11, 2019

Following in the hallowed footsteps of the choreographic greats that he's worked with, the ever busy choreographer Mark Esposito has added his choreographic Midas touch to the cast of twenty performers of RAGTIME: THE MUSICAL, just opening yesterday at the Pasadena Playhouse. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Arthur Miller's DEATH OF A SALESMAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

Artistic Director of the Young Vic, Kwame Kwei-Armah, today announces the full cast for Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, a co-production with Elliott & Harper Productions and Cindy Tolan. (more...)

The National Theatre's MACBETH Comes to The Marlowe, Canterbury
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

THE NATIONAL Theatre's stunning production of Macbeth is coming to The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, this month. (more...)

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