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by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Sex, politics, and religion â nothing is sacred â in Westport Country Playhouse's world premiere translation and adaption of MoliÃ¨re's comedy, âDon Juan,â by Brendan Pelsue, directed by Playhouse associate artistic director David Kennedy, from November 5 â 23. Â
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 Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 21, 2019
Gingold Theatrical Group continues the 14th Season of Project Shaw, Art as Activism: A Theatrical Survival Guide, a special series of evenings of plays that embrace human rights and free speech. All of GTG's programming, inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, are designed to provoke peaceful discussion and activism.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019
Jordan JaffeÂ along withÂ Rebecca Crigler officially opened the world premiere of Jaffe's new eco-comedy Whirlwind on January 28, following previews that began January 23.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019
Executive producer and playwright Jordan Jaffe, along with co-producer Rebecca Crigler (Mike Birbiglia's The New One, Chris Gethard: Career Suicide), are pleased to announce the world premiere of Jaffe's new eco-comedy Whirlwind. The second entry in the playwright's 'Energy' series (following up the world premiere production of Crude), concerning the dirty dealings and messy relationships at a clean energy wind farm, Whirlwind begins previews at The Wild Project (195 E. 3rd St., between Ave. A and Ave. B) on January 23 toward an opening on January 28, with a limited engagement scheduled through February 10. Tickets, priced at $25, are available at www.WhirlwindPlay.com.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018
Production images are today released for a new adaptation ofÂ Henry VÂ presented byÂ ShakespeareÂ at the Tobacco FactoryÂ atÂ Theatre Royal Bath's Ustinov StudioÂ where it runs untilÂ Saturday 21 JulyÂ with opening night for press onÂ Thursday 28 June. The production which starsÂ Ben HallÂ and is directed byÂ Elizabeth Freestone, launches Artistic DirectorÂ Jonathan Church's 2018 Summer Season of five plays at Theatre Royal Bath.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018
Red Bull TheaterÂ (Jesse Berger, Founder and Artistic Director | Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) presents the New York Premiere of David Ives'sÂ The Metromaniacs, adapted from Alexis Piron'sÂ La MetromanieÂ and directed by Michael Kahn openingÂ Sundayevening (7pm). Previews now!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018
Jesse Berger (Founder and Artistic Director), Jim Bredeson (Managing Director), and the Board of Trustees ofÂ RedÂ BullÂ TheaterÂ held the Tenth AnnualÂ RUNNING OF THE RED BULLS BENEFITÂ last night, Monday March 26th, celebrating the company's 15th Season and honoring Ismenia Mendes, Charlayne Woodard, and The Fund for the City of New York with the 2018 Matador Awards for Excellence in Classical Theater. Proceeds from the evening will go to support all ofÂ RedÂ BullÂ Theater's programs, including the upcoming Off-Broadway premiere of David Ives'sÂ The Metromaniacs,Â directed by Michael Kahn.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Stratford Festival today, and BroadwayWorld is excited to share some behind-the-scenes photos of him with the artists below! Stratford Festival's 2017 season, an exploration of identity as Canada, marks the 150th anniversary of its birth as a nation. The season will span the history of Western drama from the ancient Greek classic Bakkhai to two new Canadian plays specially commissioned by the Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017
Playwrights Horizons presents theÂ world premiere production of The Profane, a new play by Zayd Dohrn (Outside People, Reborning). Directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse at Playwrights, Exit Strategy, The Revisionist, Asuncion), The Profane is currently in previews and opens on April 9 at theÂ Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street) for a run throughÂ April 30. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 14, 2017
Playwrights HorizonsÂ will present the world premiere of THE PROFANE, a new play byÂ Zayd DohrnÂ (Outside People, Reborning). Directed byÂ Kip FaganÂ (Grand Concourse at, Exit Strategy, The Revisionist, Asuncion), THE PROFANE will be the fifth production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016
The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents and marketing professionals, presented the 6th annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards on June 21st at Sardi's, honoring outstanding achievement in Off Broadway theatre for the 2015 - 2016 season. Honorees were on hand to receive their awards and Anne Jackson & Eli Wallach, Anne Meara, and Elizabeth Swados were posthumously inducted into the Off Broadway Hall of Fame. Scroll down for photos from the event!
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 25, 2016
Red Bull Theater'sÂ production ofÂ Richard Brinsley Sheridan's THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, directed byÂ Marc Vietor, opened just last night, April 24. Â BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special night below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016
Opening Night is set for April 24th for the Red Bull Theater production of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, directed by Marc Vietor. BroadwayWorld has a firstÂ look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016
In a small Western Australian town, 13-year-old Ort Flack is coming to terms with terrible changes in his world.
by Shari Barrett - Feb 27, 2016
On Friday, February 26, City Players enjoyed a spectacular opening night of the World Premiere drama UTOPIA written by and starring David Douglas and Martin Head, directed by Katherine Whitney. Opening night festivities were attended by Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey and members of the Royal Palms Recovery Center who provided rehearsal space for the production.The SOLD OUT audience awarded the production with a well-deserved standing ovation.
by Jade Kops - Nov 30, 2015
New Theatre's 2016 Season line up continues the company's legacy of staging productions that will challenge ideas and discuss issues.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014
Celia Imrie in Laughing Matters runs from Tuesday 12 - Sunday 17 August 2014. The show is directed by Fidelis Morgan with Andy Massey as Musical Director and on piano. Laughing Matters first ran at the Crazy Coqs in September 2013 and has been revised and updated for its St. James Studio run.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014
Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, Our Friends In The North, Notting Hill) will play Queen Elizabeth, alongside the previously announced Martin Freeman (Clybourne Park, The Hobbit, Sherlock, Fargo) as Richard III in Jamie Lloyd's first production of his second season at Trafalgar Transformed, Richard III, running from 1 July to 27 September, with press night on 8 July.
by Walter McBride - May 2, 2014
As BroadwayWorld reported yeaterday, Tony Award-nominated director Nicholas Martin passed away on April 30th at the age of seventy-five. Most recently, Martin directed the critically acclaimedChristopher Durang play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, which opened on Broadway last March. For this production, Martin was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Director and an Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Director. Martin also directed the Off-Broadway production of the play in 2012. BroadwayWorld remembers the legendary director below.