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by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Folger Theatre concludes its successful 2019/20 season with The Merry Wives of Windsor. Aaron Posner (King John, The Winter's Tale, Twelfth Night at Folger Theatre) returns to the Folger to direct Shakespeare's delightful comedy on love, money, deception, and the power of women, set here in the early 1970s.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
Duels, dandies, deceptions, and dudes with daddy issues stir up a comic frenzy inÂ Richard Brinsley Sheridan's witty gem The Rivals at Seattle Shakespeare Company.Â George MountÂ directs the production which begins previews on Jan. 7, opens Jan. 10 and runs through Feb. 2 at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center.
by Walter McBride - Dec 18, 2019
Check out this BroadwayWorld throwback photo of Star Wars icon, Mark Hamill, and his wife Marilou York.
BWW Interview: Richard Clifford Explores Timeless Values in a Modern Classic with the Folger's AMADEUS
by Benjamin Tomchik - Nov 19, 2019
For Director Richard Clifford, Amadeus is more than just a modern classic; it is also a story of friendship. His relationship with the play goes beyond the Folger and directing this production, but back to England and the play's author, Peter Shaffer.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
Genius and jealousy collide in Folger Theatre's production of Peter Shaffer's Amadeus. Richard Clifford (Mary Stuart and The School for Scandal at Folger Theatre), directs the Tony Award-winning âBest Playâ set against the backdrop of the opulent salons and opera houses of 18th-century Vienna, examining the rivalry between court composer Antonio Salieri and the boorish but brilliant Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The production features Helen Hayes Award-winner Ian Merrill Peakes (Folger Theatre's Macbeth and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead) as the tortured composer Salieri, who finds himself living in the shadow of his musical rival Mozart (Samuel Adams).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
San Francisco Opera presents Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro) in a new production by director Michael Cavanagh at the War Memorial Opera House, October 11âNovember 1. The production marks the beginning of a multi-year project to weave together Mozart and librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte's three operasâLe Nozze di Figaro, CosÃ¬ fan tutte and Don Giovanniâas a trilogy set within an American manor house during three time periods. Conductor Henrik NÃ¡nÃ¡si leads the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and an international cast in this enduring comic masterpiece.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Pittsburgh Opera kicks off its 81st season with a film noir take on Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's classicÂ DonÂ Giovanni.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Production images have been released for 'Master Harold'â¦ and the boy, featuring Lucian Msamati (Amadeus, Kiri) as Sam, Hammed Animashaun (Barber Shop Chronicles, A Midsummer Night's Dream) as Willie and Anson Boon (Blackbird, The Alienist) as Hally, and directed by Roy Alexander Weise (Nine Night, The Mountaintop).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
The Walnut Street Theatre opens its 2019-20 Independence Studio on 3 season with Steve Martin's new comedy,Â METEOR SHOWER. Directed by Debi Marcucci, the production begins previews on September 10, opens September 19, and has already been extended through October 27.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
BWW REVIEW: Sydney Philharmonia Choirs Celebrates The Power of Sound In Cinema in MUSIC FROM THE MOVIES
by Jade Kops - May 13, 2019
Under the baton of Elizabeth Scott, 400 voices from the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs' combine with the Sydney Philharmonia Orchestra for the celebration of cinema sound with MUSIC FROM THE MOVIES.Â
by Walter McBride - Apr 7, 2019
FX's 'Fosse/Verdon' premieres April 9! In honor of the anticipated new series, BroadwayWorld is flashing back to some of our archive photos of Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon. Check them out below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019
Get a first look at Hamlet, new theater company Shakespeare@'s inaugural production at the Grace Church Van Vorst in Jersey City.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019
Join BPA this March for Lauren Gunderson's THE REVOLUTIONISTS, a bold, brave and blisteringly funny new work about feminism, legacy and standing up for one's beliefs. Four beautiful, badass women lose their heads in this irreverent, girl-powered comedy set during the French Revolution's Reign of Terror. Playwright Olympe de Gouges, assassin Charlotte Corday, former queen (and fan of ribbons) Marie Antoinette, and Haitian rebel Marianne Angelle hang out, murder Marat, and try to beat back the extremist insanity in 1793 Paris.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 6, 2019
Artistic Director Sean Hagerty presents the inaugural season of Shakespeare@, launching with a production of HAMLET, with performances beginning Thursday, March 28th. Opening is set for Sunday, March 31st at The Theater at Grace Church Van Vorst (39 Erie Street, Jersey City - a five-minute walk from the Path Train). Directed by Sean Hagerty, HAMLET is set against the stunning architecture of Grace Church Van Vorst, offering a suspenseful reverence, aided by the masterful storytelling of a cast of veteran and rising stars of stage, television and film. Tickets, priced at $25, are available at shakespeare-at.org.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2018
A ghostly mystery begins a season of DC-area premiere productions by the Washington Stage Guild' (WSG). Summerland by Arlitia Jones tells the mysterious tale of William H. Mumler, a 'spirit photographer' with a talent for capturing haunting images from the world beyond the veil. The Civil War has ended, and a grieving nation sees many turning to spiritualism to contact the dead. Mumler sees his business boom as mourners, including a very famous one, flock to his studio. A New York City police official makes it his mission to prove it's a fraud, but finds that harder than he hoped. Based on a true story, this area premiere opens Thursday, Sept. 27 and runs through Sunday, October 21.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018
TheÂ Alley TheatreÂ and Interim Artistic DirectorÂ James BlackÂ announce the cast and crew of the 2018-19 Hubbard Season opener, Twelfth Night byÂ William Shakespeare, directed byÂ Jonathan Moscone. The Alley presents an inventive, nontraditional, yet faithful production of Twelfth Night set in the 1930s that showcases not only the resident acting company, but also a diverse group of performers making their Alley debut. The play runs October 5-28, 2018 in the Hubbard Theatre. Tickets are available atÂ alleytheatre.orgÂ or by calling the Box Office at 713.220.5700.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018
Production images are today released for the 50th anniversary production of Arthur Miller's riveting drama The Price at Theatre Royal Bath's Main House where it runs until Saturday 25 August, with opening night for press on Wednesday 15 August. Jonathan Church, Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season, directs the production starring one of Britain's most celebrated actors, David Suchet, as furniture dealer Gregory Solomon with Olivier Award winning actor Brendan Coyle playing Victor Franz, and television stars Adrian Lukisas Walter Franz and Sara Stewart as Victor's wife, Esther Franz.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 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 BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018
The Flat Rock Playhouse continues the 2018 Mainstage Series with the lighthearted and thought-provoking comedy, The Love List by Norm Foster. A master of weaving together comedic timing and witty remarks within a tender story of love and discovery, Norm Foster also wrote The Affections of May which appeared on the Flat Rock Playhouse stage in 2016.