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by Stage Tube - Sep 25, 2019
Asolo Rep presents an FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training touring production of one of the greatest love stories of all time: William Shakespeare's ROMEO & JULIET.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 27, 2019
R.Evolucion Latina's new vision of one of William Shakespeare's final plays, The Tempest opened last night at Pregones Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Steppenwolf Theatre Company's world premiere of MS. BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT, co-written by ensemble members Tina Landau (SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical) and Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight, Academy Award). Conceived by Tina Landau, she also directs this true and little-known Chicago story that will star Tarell Alvin McCraney as Ms. Joan Jett Blakk. Joining McCraney in the cast are Patrick Andrews, Molly Brennan, Daniel Kyri, Jon Hudson Odom and Sawyer Smith.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 3, 2019
When it comes to directors of live theatre, they don't get much bigger than George C. Wolfe, who has a whoppingÂ seventeen Broadway credits on his resume. This season, WolfeÂ was back at the helm of the ship at the Booth Theatre, where he brought Taylor Mac's zany,Â 'batshit crazy' (-the Hollywood Reporter)Â and ingenious new play, Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus to life.
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2019
Cheek by Jowl reunites with the Moscow Pushkin Drama Theatre on Francis Beaumont's outrageous dark comedy, The Knight of the Burning Pestle, hilarious and terrifying in its relevance to our times. Following its Paris and Moscow premieres, the production comes to London for performances at the Barbican - where Cheek by Jowl is an Artistic Associate, from 5 to 8 June with a press performance on 5 June.
by Stage Tube - Feb 21, 2019
On last night's episode ofÂ Daveed Diggs sat downÂ with Jimmy. DiggsÂ talked aboutÂ returning to the Public Theater, Hamilton's original home, for his newÂ Broadway show White Noise and he even performs part of a single from new music he's working on.
by TV - Press Previews - Jan 18, 2019
Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman - the critically-acclaimed new play recently named to an industry-leading 25 Best-Of-The-Year lists - will welcome many new cast members beginning Tuesday, February 19, with Brian d'Arcy James leading as Quinn Carney.
by Stage Tube - Nov 7, 2018
Signature TheatreÂ is proud to presentÂ Billy Elliot the MusicalÂ directed and choreographed byÂ Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew GardinerÂ (Signature'sÂ Passion, West Side Story). Based on the powerful and acclaimed film, all 11-year-old Billy wants to do is dance. Initially facing opposition from society and his father, Billy's passion instead unites the community and changes his life in extraordinary ways. The original production with book and lyrics byÂ Lee HallÂ and music by Tony, Grammy and Academy AwardÂ® winnerÂ Elton JohnÂ was universally lauded, sweeping the Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Awards for Best Musical.Â Billy ElliotÂ the MusicalÂ runs now thruÂ January 6, 2019Â in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018
Invictus Theatre, a theater company that emerged in November 2017 with an intimate production of OTHELLO, has announced cast and crew for its second production: Shakespeare's comedy LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST. The comedy will be performed at The Frontier, 1106 W. Thorndale Ave., Chicago from October 24 - November 18, 2018, with a press opening on Monday, October 29. Check out video of the cast in rehearsal below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018
BroadwayWorld has a first look at the trailer for Signature Theater's Billy Elliot the Musical directed and choreographed by Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Passion, West Side Story). Based on the powerful and acclaimed film, all 11-year-old Billy wants to do is dance. Initially facing opposition from society and his father, Billy's passion instead unites the community and changes his life in extraordinary ways. The original production with book and lyrics by Lee Hall and music by Tony, Grammy and Academy AwardÂ® winner Elton John was universally lauded, sweeping the Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Awards for Best Musical. Billy Elliot the Musical will run from October 30, 2018 - January 6, 2019 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018
Philadelphia Theatre Company announces the director and full cast for the Pennsylvania premiere of Lynn Nottage's Sweat. This Pulitzer Prize for Drama winner explores Reading Pennsylvania's shrinking industrial economy and shares the fear, tragedy and hopefulness of a community being forced to accept inevitable change. The production will kick-off the first produced season under new Producing Artistic Director Paige Price. Justin Emeka directs a cast filled with local stars and Barrymore Award-winners who have earned extensive theatre, film and television credits. Sweat will run from October 12 to November 4, 2018 at Philadelphia Theatre Company's stage at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad Street. Subscriptions and single tickets for the 2018-2019 season are already on sale and are available in person at the box office, online at philatheatreco.org or by phone at 215-985-0420.
by Stage Tube - Sep 28, 2018
Chicago Shakespeare TheaterÂ announces the cast for the North American premiere ofÂ Jessica Swale's exuberant new comedyÂ Nell Gwynn, September 20-November 4, 2018. The music- and dance-filled play took London audiences by storm when it debuted at Shakespeare's Globe, followed by a celebrated run on the West End. Director of the original London production,Â Christopher Luscombe, helms the new Chicago Shakespeare production. Star of Broadway and the West EndÂ Scarlett StrallenÂ appears as Nell; Chicago leading actorÂ TimothyÂ Edward KaneÂ performs the role of King Charles II.
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2018
Tony winner Daveed Diggs visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to discuss his upcoming film Blindspotting, now in theaters. Check out the appearance below!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 15, 2018
Many Broadway fans came to know stage and screen star Jesse Tyler Ferguson for his iconic portrayal of Leaf Coneybear in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. But in an alternate universe, a very different Broadway show might have been his big break.Â Below, Ferguson tells Richard Ridge all about that big decision that he had to make in 2005, and discusses his many other roles that have built his career. Watch the full interview below!
by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2018
The Guthrie Theater presents West Side Story. Directed by Haj, this major revival of a timeless classic will play June 16 - August 26, 2018, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Single tickets for West Side Story start at $15 for preview performances (June 16-21) and are on sale now through the Box Office at 612.377.2224, 877.44.STAGE (toll-free), 612.225.6244 (group sales) and online atÂ guthrietheater.org.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018
The Guthrie Theater presentsÂ West Side Story. Directed by Haj, this major revival of a timeless classic will play June 16 - August 26, 2018, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Single tickets for West Side Story start at $15 for preview performances (June 16-21) and are on sale now through the Box Office at 612.377.2224, 877.44.STAGE (toll-free), 612.225.6244 (group sales) and online atÂ guthrietheater.org.
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2018
Jesse Tyler Ferguson talks about his play Log Cabin, partying all night in Berlin, asking playwright Tony Kushner to marry him and his husband, & More on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Check out the clip below!
by Stage Tube - Jun 6, 2018
Take a walk on the wild side! Dressed to impress, Todd Almond steps back into the title role of Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati's season closer Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Written by John Cameron Mitchell with music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, this award-winning rock musical is an innovative, heartbreaking, and wickedly funny story of a gender-crossed glam rocker determined to become a superstar. The regional revival of ETC's 2001 and 2003 hit production is a rocking ride, entertaining, touching, and ultimately inspiring to anyone who has felt life gave them an inch when they deserved a mile. Playing June 5-July 1, 2018. Directed by D. Lynn Meyers. Presented by The Rosenthal Family Foundation and sponsored by LPK.
by Stage Tube - Mar 8, 2018
Michael Rosen's Chocolate Cake opens the new Spring/Summer season at Polka Theatre. The production opens with previews from 23 March and runs until 13 May. It has been adapted by the theatre's Artistic Director, Peter Glanville and Barb Jungr. Glanville also directs Mark Houston(Michael), Aminita Francis (Teacher/Mum) and Todd Heppenstall (Brother) in the production. Check out the trailer below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 13, 2017
The European premiere of Little Women The Musical comes to Manchester this Autumn, staged at Hope Mill Theatre in Ancoats through this weekend. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show in a new trailer below!