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BWW REVIEW: Revenge, Deception, And Self-Centered Ambitions Circle In The Snow Of Denmark In Bell Shakespeare's HAMLET
by Jade Kops - Mar 7, 2020
Director Peter Evans seeks to create an interpretation of William Shakespeare's HAMLET for a modern world to start Bell Shakespeare's 2020 season.
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 28, 2020
James Cromwell is currently starring in Grand Horizons on Broadway. Yesterday, February 27, he was honored with a portrait at Sardi's!
Photo Flash: Daisy Eagan, Skylar Astin, Rachel Bloom, and More Attend Opening Night of FOUND at the Los Angeles Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
Opening night of the West Coast premiere of 'Found: A New Musical' was held at the Los Angeles Theatre Center last Thursday, Feb. 20.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
Philadelphia Theatre Company continues its 45th Anniversary season with a powerful drama about forgiveness set in Amish Country in Pennsylvania.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
IAMA Theatre Company presents the West Coast premiere of Found, a new musical inspired by Davy Rothbart's popular Found Magazine, which features scores of actual discarded notes and letters that have been 'found' in the real world by everyday people.
BWW Review: Re-Imagined 21st Century Version of HAMLET THE ROCK MUSICAL Begins World Tour at the El Portal in NoHo
by Shari Barrett - Feb 17, 2020
HAMLET THE ROCK MUSICAL with book, music and lyrics by Cliff Jones, with additional music and lyrics by Craig Fair, has undergone a few incarnations since its Broadway run in the late 70s. The launch of a re-imagined 21st Century version, produced by David Carver Music, magnificently directed by Bill Castellino, with conductor Doug Oberhamer's music direction and choreography by Janet Roston, certainly proves there's something still rockin' in Denmark! And even those not familiar with the Shakespeare's classic tragedy will be able to understand the story, performed as a sung-through musical with enough heartfelt emotions on display to leave no doubt as to how and why the characters interact with one another to mostly bad results.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
The Drama LeagueÂ presentsÂ DirectorFest, Â the only festival in the United StatesÂ dedicated toÂ the art of contemporary stage directing.Â The festival series that began January 10, 2020 continues with anÂ evening of short plays withÂ The LoverÂ Â byÂ Harold Pinter, directed byÂ NJ Agwuna, Â andÂ AppearancesÂ byÂ Tina Howe,Â directed byÂ Lindsey Hope Pearlman.Â Â
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
The Unicorn Theatre's Associate Director Rachel Bagshaw directs Emily Burnett, James Russell-Morley and Akshay Sharan in the UK premiere of The Bee In Me.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
The Adult in the Room,â a new play byÂ Bill McMahonÂ about the life of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, will receive itsÂ world premiere Jan. 26 at 2 p.m.Â at Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater's Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, starring acclaimed Broadway, television and film actressÂ Orlagh Cassidy.
by Walter McBride - Jan 20, 2020
Take a look back into our archives with us as we bring you another photo flashback! This time, we've got aÂ photo of Peter O'Toole on the set of My Favorite Year in 1981.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Production images have been released for Conor McPherson's (The Weir, Girl from the North Country) new adaptation of Uncle Vanya directed by Ian Rickson (Rosmersholm, Jerusalem, The Seagull) which is now in previews at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
Photo Flash: See Thom Sesma, Ann Harada and More At The Lucille Lortel Theatre Presentation Of SOLANA, A NEW MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Take an exclusive look at The Lucille Lortel Theatre presentation of Â the new musical SOLANA from December 9th, 2019 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. Â The cast was led by Thom Sesma (Sweeny Todd, Superhero), Ann Harada (Cinderella, Avenue Q), Judy McLane (Mamma Mia), Steve Blanchard (Beauty and the Beast), Jonah Platt (Wicked), Kay Trinidad (Hadestown), & Megumi Nakamura; and joined by Chad Burris, Jordan Grubb (Groundhog Day), Albert Guerzon (Escape to Margaritaville), Sam Hamashima, Madeline Hamlet, Kendyl Ito (Soft Power), Joanne Javien, Lisa Helmi Johanson, Rebecca Larkin (South Pacific), Jaygee Macapugay, Ryah Nixon, Lulu Picart, Geena Quintos (Soft Power), Trevor Roderick, Kevin Schuering, Fafa Schaeffer, & Lael Van Keuren (Sister Act). Directed & Choreographed by Josh Rhodes (Bright Star, Cinderella), Music Direction by David Holcenberg (Groundhog Day, Matilda), with book, music, and lyrics by Michael Heitzman & Ilene Reid.Â
Photo Flash: Meet the Casts of THE SPORTING LIFE OF ICARUS JONES and THE DROWNING GIRLS at DirectorFest
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
The Drama League presents DirectorFest, the only festival in the United States dedicated to the art of contemporary stage directing. The festival series that began January 10, 2020 continues with an evening of short plays probing the complexity of relationships with The Sporting Life of Icarus Jones by Marcus Gardley, directed by Chika Ike, and The Drowning Girls by Beth Graham, Charlie Tomlinson, and Daniela Vlaskalic, directed by Rebecca Marzalek-Kelly. The limited engagement begins Friday, January 24, 2020 at 7:30pm for three performances through January 25, 2020 at The New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street). Tickets are priced at $45 Premium Seating | $25 General Seating | $20 Drama League/SDC/AEA/DG Members.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
ChainÂ TheatreÂ presents world premiere production of Jean Dobie Giebel's CHASING THE RIVER, directed by Ella Jane New. CHASING THE RIVER, which was a finalist for the ATHE Excellence in Playwriting Award and has been optioned for TV, will play a limited Off-Broadway engagement at Chain Theatre (312 W. 36th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10018). Performances begin Friday, February 7 and continue through Saturday, February 29.Â
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
Sonia Friedman Productions have today released rehearsal images for Conor McPherson's (The Weir, Girl from the North Country) new adaptation of Uncle Vanya directed by Ian Rickson (Rosmersholm, Jerusalem, The Seagull) which begins previews at the Harold Pinter Theatre on 14th January.
by Walter McBride - Dec 26, 2019
Take a look back on Richard Easton's life and career with a collection of vintage photos from our archives.Â
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019
Sir Patrick Stewart presented his one-man production of A Christmas Carol last week to benefit Ars Nova and City Harvest.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
On Sunday, Nov 24th, an eclectic group gathered to pay homage with laughter to the memory of The Prince or Pandemonium, The Master of Mayhem, The Crying Comedian, The King of Camp and Confetti, Star of Screen (large and small), Broadway & Vegas Stage ... RIP TAYLOR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
Sonia Friedman Productions have today released a new show image for Conor McPherson's (The Weir, Girl from the North Country) new adaptation of Uncle Vanya directed by Ian Rickson (Jerusalem, The Seagull) which begins previews in eight weeks' time.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
The Contemporary Theater Company is approaching the triumphant conclusion of a very successful production ofÂ HamletÂ with one last trick up their sleeve. The recently announced final performance on Thursday, November 21 will be entirely lit by candlelight.