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Photo Flash: First Look at WARS OF THE ROSES at the 124 Bank Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Tony nominated theatre luminary Austin Pendleton directs and adapts a new stage version of Richard III, Shakespeare's greatest villain, in WARS OF THE ROSES: HENRY VI & RICHARD III, which begins performances August 1st at the 124 Bank Street Theatre. The play combines texts from William Shakespeare's Henry VI Part 3 and Richard III, to create a version, which has never been seen before. Produced by Ruth Stage, the production stars Pendleton as Henry VI and Matt de Rogatis as Richard III, while giving a fascinating take on one of history's most notorious villains. The opening is set for Saturday, August 4th at 7PM. WARS OF THE ROSES: HENRY VI & RICHARD III will play a limited engagement through August 19th. Tickets are $25, for tickets and further information visit (more...)

Photo Flash: California Shakespeare Theater Presents EVERYBODY By Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

California Shakespeare Theater continues its 44th Season with the West Coast Premiere of Everybody, a sparkling new riff on the 15th-century morality play The Summoning of Everyman by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, whom the New York Times calls 'one of this country's most original and illuminating writers.' A finalist for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Drama, Everybody is Cal Shakes' second official offering under the New Classics Initiative (NCI), exploring what it means to be a classical theater in the 21st century, and to allow living writers to expand our classical canon. Directed by Nataki Garrett making her Cal Shakes debut, (more...)

Photo Flash: To Be or Not to Be! First Look at Janet McTeer in BERNHARDT/HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Shakespeare superstar Janet McTeer is headed to Broadway with the revolutionary play Bernhardt/Hemlet. Get a first look below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Westport Country Playhouse Stages Comedy A FLEA IN THE EAR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the lavish, large-cast comedy, "A Flea in Her Ear," newly adapted by David Ives from the original by Georges Feydeau, and directed by Mark Lamos, Westport Country Playhouse artistic director.  Fresh from a sold-out run by Delaware's Resident Ensemble Players (REP), a professional theater located at the University of Delaware, the co-production with the REP will run in Westport July 10 - 28.   (more...)

BWW REVIEW: The Listies' Comic Take On Shakespeare THE TRAGEDY OF HAMLET: PRINCE OF SKIDMARK, A BADAPTATION OF THE BARD Returns For The School Holidays
by Jade Kops - Jul 9, 2018

The Listies' brand of brilliant comedy for kids and their respective adults returns to delight audiences with THE TRAGEDY OF Hamlet: PRINCE OF SKIDMARK, A BADAPTATION OF THE BARD.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Gloucester Stage Company Continues its 39th Season with CYRANO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Gloucester Stage Company continues its 39th season of professional theater with the New England premiere of Jason O'Connell and Brenda Withers' Cyrano from July 13 through August 11 at Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Gloucester Stage Artistic Director Robert Walsh directs this adaptation of Rostand's 1897 classic, Cyrano de Bergerac. According to Walsh, 'Cyrano, a new adaptation of the famous play by Edmond Rostand (Cyrano de Bergerac), by Brenda Withers & Jason O'Connell, is a fast-paced, contemporized version featuring a small cast breathing fresh life into this large-scale classic.  Witty, clever, insouciant and fully enjoying the poetic bravura through a modern-day lens and very approachable language, this New England premiere will be perfect for Gloucester Stage!  A beautiful tale told with panache.' (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

Sheffield Theatres today announces casting for the regional premiere of Caryl's Churchill's, Love and Information. Caroline Steinbeis directs Debbie Chazen, Marian McLoughlin, Mercy Ojelade, Ciaran Owens, Ian Redford and Sule Rimi. The production opens at Sheffield Theatres Studio on Monday 2 July, with previews from the Friday 29 June, and runs until Saturday 14 July. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: The 2018-19 Broadway Season Begins!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

The Tonys have come and gone, which means that the 2018-2019 Broadway season has already begun! Sixteen shows are scheduled to open before the end of the year, including: The Boys in the Band (already open), Straight White Men, Head Over Heels, Gettin' the Band Back Together, Pretty Woman: The Musical, Bernhardt/Hamlet, The Nap, The Lifespan of a Fact, The Ferryman, The Waverly Gallery, Torch Song, American Son, King Kong, The Prom, The Cher Show and To Kill a Mockingbird. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with ALKALINE at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

pluck. productions in association with Park Theatre present the world premiere of Alkaline by Stephanie Martin, which is set to be performed at Park Theatre from 10th July - 4th August 2018. Alkaline is a play about faith, friendship and fear, but at its heart a story about female friendship, shining a light on painful endings and new beginnings. The play also explores ideas surrounding British identity and who chooses to define it, questioning whether we dare to be different in today's society. Alkaline follows pluck. productions' most recent production, Birthday Suit, which played to critical acclaim and was nominated for three Off West-End Awards. (more...)

Photo Flash: Guthrie Theater Presents Major Revival Of WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 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 at (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC Presents GREASE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

The Theatre Group at SBCC will start the season July 11-28, 2018 in the Garvin Theatre with the musical, GREASE.  Book, lyrics and music by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Wilton's Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

Linda Marlowe (EastEnders, BBC 1; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, Working Title Films; Greek, Decadence, East, The Trial, Metamorphosis by Steven Berkoff), Lowri Izzard (Hidden/Craith, BBC/S4C; Votes For Women, New Vic Theatre; I Capture The Castle, Watford Palace/Octagon Bolton/Oxford Playhouse), Christopher Hughes (EastEnders, BBC; Pure O, Kings Head; The Talented Mr Ripley, The Faction), Christopher York (Rellik, BBC/HBO; Macbeth, Henry V, Creation Theatre; Hamlet, The Faction), Laura Evelyn (Lovesick, Netflix; Silent Witness, BBC 1; Consolea, Southwark Playhouse), Jeremy Ang Jones (Harry Potter and The Cursed Child, Palace Theatre; Clockwork Canaries, Theatre Royal Plymouth; Richard III, The Faction), Tamarin Mcginley (Our Town, Kings Head Theatre; A New Song as part of the New Plays from South Africa: 20 years after Democracy Festival, The Royal Court; Mirror, Mirror, Baxter Theatre) and Herb Cuanalo (Mary Stuart, The Faction) form the fantastic cast for The Faction's unique and magical take on A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Neil Simon's RUMORS at the Lonny Chapman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

The Group Rep's production of Neil Simon's classic farce RUMORS, directed by Doug Engalla, produced by Alyson York for the Group Rep, was well received opening weekend. RUMORS centers around five neurotic couples who gather for a dinner party celebrating one couple's 10th anniversary. The best laid plans go wildly awry when guests arrive early only to discover their host has shot himself, the hostess and servants are missing, and dinner not ready. As confusions and miscommunications mount, the evening spins off into farcical hilarity. The play opened June 15 and runs through July 29 at the Lonny Chapman Theatre in North Hollywood, at the edge of the NoHo Theatre and Arts District. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at IN THE HEIGHTS at Playhouse on Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Things are heating up in WeHa with the arrival of the amazing In The Heights cast, set to open at Playhouse on Park on June 15! (more...)

Photo Flash: Theatre Collection Presents Anton Chekhov's THE SEAGULL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Following on from Theatre Collection's season at The Lion and Unicorn Theatre they present Anton Chekov's THE SEAGULL, a story of love, lust, delusion and betrayal. This version is adapted by Victor Sobchak, artistic director of Theatre Collection. The production will have a limited run from 11 to 17 June, with a press night on Tuesday 12 June 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for World Premiere of Alan Bennett's ALLELUJAH!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Rehearsal images have been released today for the world premiere of Nicholas Hytner's production of Alan Bennett's Allelujah! at the Bridge Theatre. Check them out below! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Throughline Theatre's UBU ROI
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Throughline Theatre Company begins ninth season with Ubu Roi, opening June 22 at Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre in downtown Pittsburgh. Absurdist comedy continues season's theme, 'Make 'Em Laugh'. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Gift Theatre Presents Shakespeare Classic HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

The Gift Theatre is pleased to continue its 17th season with William Shakespeare's Hamlet. Directed by guest artist Monty Cole, this production of the Bard's great tragedy will crack open the mind of one of western drama's most fascinating and complex characters. Hamlet will play June 1 - July 29, 2018 at 4802 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Jefferson Park neighborhood. (more...)

Photo Flash: #MeToo Drama WHAT HAPPENED THAT NIGHT Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Project Y Theatre Company presents World Premiere of WHAT HAPPENED THAT NIGHT, a #MeToo play by Lia Romeo. Directed by Allison Benko, performances run through June 25 at IRT Theatre in the West Village. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cinderella Gets Modern Spin In CINDY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

Project Y Theatre Company presents World Premiere of CINDY, a new play for kids and families by Amina Henry based on Cinderella. Appropriate for ages 6 and up, the production is directed by Michole Biancosino. It will be presented through June 24 at IRT Theater in the West Village. (more...)