Second Stage Theatre

(New York, NY)
307 West 43rd Street (at 8th Avenue)
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
Deadline reports that Bad Wolf will develop a new nightclub drama set in London after World War One: 'Soho 1919.' Bad Wolf is best known for producing 'His Dark Materials.'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that excerpts from Orpheus Alive by Choreographic Associate Robert Binet and American composer Missy Mazzoli will be performed as part of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum's Works & Process series at the Peter B. Lewis Theater, New York City, September 15, 2019 at 3:00 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
You and a friend will enjoy 2 tickets to see Hadestown on Broadway, the 2019 Tony Winner for Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
Single Carrot Theatre kicks off Season 12 with Rajiv Joseph's powerful play Mr. Wolf, which opens on Friday, September 13. The cast brings together multiple new faces to Single Carrot from the Baltimore theatre community, as well as reunites a creative team from past seasons.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2019
Today's top stories: Be More Chill is headed to London, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its fall 2019 season. Since 1984 the performing arts series has championed new works and offered audiences unprecedented access to leading creators.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
President of the Salzburg Festival, Dr. Helga Rabl-Stadler, posted a statement to Facebook after Kathryn Lewek took to social media last week to voice her disappointment in critics who body shamed her in reviews of her performance.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Tony Award-winning Broadway veteran Ben Vereen recently stopped by HADESTOWN at the Walter Kerr and visited with Tony Award winner André De Shields, who missed him when Mr. Vereen attended opening night.  Following the performance, Mr. Vereen met other cast members backstage and posed for photos. 
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 29, 2019
Orpheus and Euridice may have been doomed from the start, but Reeve Carney and Eva Noblezada have bright Broadway futures ahead. The stars of Broadway's biggest hit and 2019 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, Hadestown,  are bringing audiences to their feet every night at the Walter Kerr Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Dramatic Repertory Company announces its 2019/2020 Season with Maine & World Premiere productions.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Apple's CEO Tim Cook recently stopped by HADESTOWN at the Walter Kerr and visited with Tony Award winners André De Shields, Anais Mitchell, Rachel Chavkin, Rachel Hauck; cast members Patrick Page, Reeve Carney, Eva Noblezada and more backstage and posed for photos after the performance.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2019
Theatre Bay Area, one of the largest regional performing arts service organizations in North America, has announced the finalists of the 2019 TBA Awards. The sixth-annual TBA Awards Celebration will take place on Monday, Nov. 4 at the Herbst Theatre (401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco).
by Virag Dombay - Sep 20, 2019
Presented by Flanagan Collective and Gobbleidgook Theatre in association with Brisbane Festival, Orpheus and Eurydice are two stand-alone works that re-tell an ancient Greek legend over two millennia old.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2019
C'est un ouvrage qui n'avait plus été joué à Liège depuis 2001 qui ouvre la saison 2019.20 de l'Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège. Sous la baguette de notre Directrice Musicale Speranza Scappucci et mis en scène par Stefano Mazzonis di Pralafera, Madama Butterfly de Giacomo Puccini nous emportera au Japon pour vivre l'intense drame de Cio-Cio-San. Avec Svetlana Aksenova, Alexey Dolgov, Yasko Sato et Dominick Chenes en alternance dans les rôles de Cio-Cio-San et de Pinkerton, se dessinera un formidable et tragique portrait de femme, magnifiquement servi par la musique et la dramaturgie de Puccini.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Arcola Theatre in association with DOT Theatre today announce the full company for the London première of multi-award-winning writer Zinnie Harris' Meet Me at Dawn. Murat Daltaban directs Jessica Hardwick (Helen) and Marianne Oldham (Robyn). Meet Me at Dawn, which draws on the legend of Orpheus and Eurydice in this gripping tale of devotion and loss, opens on 16 October, with previews from 9 October and runs until 9 November.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Today, Sing It Again Records announced that the Original Broadway Cast Recording of Hadestown, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, will be available on CD starting Friday, November 1 and vinyl Black Friday, November 29.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
Rude Mechanicals at the University of Michigan, (Ann Arbor, MI) has announced the cast and creative team for Sarah Ruhl's EURYDICE (November 1-3 at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theater). A contemporary wonder of the theater, based on the tragic myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, the show will feature new original music by Sammy Sussman. Kellie M. Beck directs, with assistance from Amelia Baumann.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
Bid to win the chance for you and a guest to enjoy a performance of Hadestown, winner of 8 Tony Awards, including 2019 Best Musical, then meet Tony-nominated actress Amber Gray, who plays Persephone, after the show!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
Darren Lee Cole, producing artistic director of the not-for-profit, SoHo Playhouse and Associate producer Matthew Quinn are proud to announce the first round of selections for this year's Fringe Encore Series. The first set of productions hail from Adelaide, Auckland, Brighton, Hollywood, Edinburgh, Orlando, New Zealand & Vancouver and will feature some of the best productions from around the world.  This year's Fringe Encores Series will take place between November 27 a?" January 18, 2020. Individual tickets are $39 and can be purchased by visiting 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Arcola Theatre in association with DOT Theatre present the London première of multi-award-winning writer Zinnie Harris' Meet Me at Dawn. Murat Daltaban directs Jessica Hardwick (Helen) and Marianne Oldham (Robyn). Meet Me at Dawn, which draws on the legend of Orpheus and Eurydice in this gripping tale of devotion and loss, opens on 16 October, with previews from 9 October and runs until 9 November.
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Oct 16, 2019
In a programme note, Meet Me At Dawn's writer Zinnie Harris explains that the work engages with the life-defining moment in the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice when the former looks back and seals his lover's fate to remain in the underworld. This look, rightly pointed out as difficult to stage because of its fleetingness, occupies the entirety of Harris' play, allowing the two figures to converse, laugh and, most importantly, say goodbye.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
The myth of Orpheus and Eurydice has always intrigued me, but particularly when I found myself suddenly grieving someone I loved very much.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Bid to win this Hadestown original Broadway cast album on vinyl signed by Tony-Winning Director, Rachel Chavkin!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
You and a guest will enjoy VIP house seats to Hadestown on Broadway.
by BWW Contests - Oct 11, 2019
Get ready because BroadwayWorld is giving you the chance to win a pair of tickets to see Soulpepper Theatre Company's production of Almighty Voice and His Wife! The winner will receive a pair of tickets to their choice of the production's October 15th or October 16th performance. The contest will run now through October 13th at 11:59PM EST, so make sure to enter for your chance to win TODAY!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
According to The New York Times, playwright Sarah Ruhl will release a memoir, titled 'Smile'.
by Jeffrey Kare - Oct 10, 2019
I've recently had the great pleasure of interviewing actress Addie Morales, who is currently in rehearsals for North Carolina Theatre's upcoming production of West Side Story, where she'll be starring in the coveted role of Maria. Addie has previously played the role numerous times regionally at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Barrington Stage Company, Casa Mañana, and New London Barn. Her other regional credits include Tick, Tick, Boom at Playhouse Square and The Buddy Holly Story at Casa Mañana.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
The only African American lead producers on Broadway for the last 13 years they and their company Front Row Productions have blazed a trail of a?oefirsts,a?? Stephen C. Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey have brought a unique brand of diversity to Broadway and London's West End by mounting new productions featuring non-traditional casting and diverse voices to the stage. Established in 2006, the Olivier Award Winning and Tony-nominated Producers strive to employ diverse talent, creative teams and management for all of their productions.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the cast and creative team for the American premiere of The Great Wave written by Francis Turnly and directed by Mark Wing-Davey.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
New South Wales' largest independent arts festival, Sydney Fringe Festival, today unveiled its most ambitious program. The 10th birthday celebration will include a takeover of The Rocks, City Tattersalls and surrounds, bringing life back to the CBD and stretch into the inner west and greater Sydney across 21 postcodes.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
Weston Playhouse Theatre Company presents an evening with one of country music's most celebrated stars, ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE (August 1 a?" August 24 | Walker Farm), Tues a?" Sat 7:30pm; Wed & Sat 2:00pm; Sun 3:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
HADESTOWN is launching a new ticket policy. Starting tomorrow, July 30, rush seats will be sold via Lucky Seat Digital Lottery. Standing room policy remains the same.
by Amanda Prahl - Jul 29, 2019
If we already know how the story ends, why do we come back again and again? That's the question at the heart of Hadestown, 2019's Tony-winning best musical, whose full Broadway cast recording is out now. With a score by Anais Mitchell that's alternately jazzy, ethereal, and devastating, it makes you believe that music really could change the world.
by DC Felton - Jul 27, 2019
What a week it has been for the city of Indianola. Des Moines Metro Opera closed their 2019 season, RAGBRAI has been through town, the county fair has started, and we are preparing for the National Balloon Classic. Yet there is another event in town that people will soon be talking about. Carousel Theatre of Indianola is opening the final production of their 2019 season with a big and grand production of a?oeThe Hunchback of Notre Dame.a?? Their production opens on July 26, but I was fortunate to be able to catch a preview of the show, and this theatre is giving Indianola another gem to add to the treasures the town has to offer.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019
San Francisco Opera announces Canadian soprano Andriana Chuchman as the winner of the 2019 Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Emerging Stars Competition. Chuchman made her Company debut as Mary Hatch in Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer's It's a Wonderful Life last fall and was named a?oe2019 Emerging Star of the Yeara?? based on a popular vote conducted online at from July 9a?"July 31, 2019. As winner of the competition, now in its fourth year, Chuchman receives a $10,000 cash prize.
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2019
The Houston Premiere of Ryan Scott Oliver and Hunter Foster's mind-blowing, multicultural myth-driven musical, JASPER IN DEADLAND, makes a splash-landing at artFACTORY, August 2 through 18! This rocking new musical follows seventeen-year-old Jasper, as he dives into a deep chasm of the earth in search of his missing best friend, Agnes. Plunging into the depths of the River Lethe, Jasper finds himself in Deadland, an afterlife-underworld that blends mythology, religion, and superstition from across the globe. He soon discovers that with every moment spent in Deadland, the residents forget their former lives. In his search for Agnes through the seven circles of Deadland, Jasper must conquer monstrous hurdles including the three-headed dog Cerberus, the Egyptian demon Ammut, Norse Gods Hel and Loki, and many more, all while fighting to hold on to his memories. Can Jasper escape the hereafter and return his friend to the living world, or will he join the dead forever?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
The Hadestown Original Broadway Cast Recording is already topping charts! The album debut at #1 last week on the cast albums chart.
by Stage Tube - Aug 6, 2019
Know Your Value founder Mika Brzezinski recently sat down with Hadestown director Rachel Chavkin to talk about her call for greater representation in the theater world. At the 2019 Tony Awards, Chavkin used her acceptance speech to talk about this issue, saying, 'I wish I wasn't the only woman directing a musical on Broadway this season. This is not a pipeline issue. It is a failure of imagination by a field whose job is to imagine the way the world could be.'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019
Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents The National Ballet of Canada: Orpheus Alive by Robert Binet and Missy Mazzoli, moderated by Wendy Whelan on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 3pm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
Court Theatre has announced the five plays that will be performed as part of its Spotlight Reading Series. Court's Spotlight Series endeavors to redefinea?'and ultimately expanda?'the canon of classic theatre by presenting readings of rarely produced plays by writers of color.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019
Lost Nation Theater continues its 31st Season as central Vermont's resident professional theater with Shakespeare's Will, a solo show written by Canadian playwright Vern Thiessen, performed by Vermont-based actor Margo Whitcomb, and running September 5 a?"15. Playwright Thiessen has created a poetic, humorous masterful solo in which The Bard's widow gets the last word.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019
THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present the return of Eva Noblezada, the Tony Award nominated star of Broadway's Hadestown and Miss Saigon, for three more shows. Noblezada's new solo concert will now be performed on Sunday nights: September 15 at 9:30 PM, October 13 at 7:00 PM, and October 27 at 9:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019
Straight from the Edinburgh Fringe, award-winning gig theatre about family, myth and memory loss, performed by an international supergroup of musicians, comes to London.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
About Face Theatre announces the addition of five new artists to the company's roster of Artistic Associates. Along with Artistic Director Megan Carney, the Artistic Associates represent the company's core artistic community whose creative focus helps shape About Face Theatre's theatrical productions and outreach.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
Word for Word and Z Space stage an atmospheric production of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's legendary Rime of the Ancient Mariner  with press nights of Friday and Saturday September 20 & 21 at 8pm running through October 12 (Previews Sept 11-19).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
Fulfilling their mission to showcase the best Spanish and Latin American plays in London, the Cervantes Theatre is delighted to announce the Autumn Season thanks to the support of Acción Cultural Española and Arts Council England. This new season showcases a full range of plays, all of them written by women.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
The Mac-Haydn Theatre concludes its 51st season with the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, Oklahoma!, running August 22 through September 1.
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2019
On Tuesday morning, the stars of the hit Broadway musical perform a medley of 'Way Down Hadestown' and 'Wait For Me,' live on Good Morning America.
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2019
Hadestown announced today on ABC's “Good Morning America” that the show will launch a National Tour beginning in the Fall of 2020. In its first year, the tour will visit more than 30 cities coast to coast, including (alphabetically) Denver; Houston; Los Angeles; Minneapolis; New Orleans; Philadelphia; Tempe; and Washington, DC; with more to be announced shortly.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
We're heading way down under the ground to get a look behind the scenes at the recording sessions for Hadestown's cast album. Check out this video to see Reeve Carney, Eva Noblezada and more recording 'Chant' from the show's Tony Award-winning score!