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Photo Flash: First Look at Barrington Stage's WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

The world's greatest love story takes to the streets in the landmark Broadway musical, West Side Story at Barrington Stage. The show began August 3, with opening night set for August 8, for a run through September 1. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BIG BANG at Actors' Playhouse
by Roger Martin - Aug 3, 2018

The two have written THE BIG BANG, a twelve hour presentation of the history of the world and need $83 billion to produce the show. So they hold an investors' audition in a Manhattan proctologist's luxurious apartment, playing all the roles themselves. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MEETING, Chichester Festival Theatre
by Natalie Fordham - Jul 30, 2018

Charlotte Jones's new play for nearly a decade, The Meeting, is an emotional twister that evokes concerns about female empowerment, treatment of those who are different, and the limitations of religious teachings. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA at the Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

European premiere of Jordan Seavey's Homos, or Everyone in America comes to the Finborough Theatre. Josh Seymour directs Tyrone Huntley (The Academic), Harry McEntire (The Writer), Dan Krikler (Dan) and Cash Holland (Laila). The production opens for a four-week limited season on Thursday, 9 August 2018, with previews from 7 August, playing until 1 September. (more...)

Review: Michael Arden Directs ANNIE with Creative Ingenuity at the Hollywood Bowl
by Shari Barrett - Jul 29, 2018

Even if you have seen it before, I cannot stress enough how miraculous the current production of ANNIE is at the Hollywood Bowl, directed with creative ingenuity by Michael Arden. Featured in the cast of incredibly talented triple-threat (acting, singing, dancing) performers are Ana Gasteyer as the ruthless headmistress Miss Agatha Hannigan, David Alan Grier as the refined, generous billionaire Oliver 'Daddy' Warbucks, Lea Salonga as his dedicated and caring assistant Grace Farrell, with newcomer Kaylin Hedges as Annie, who won the role over hundreds of other young girls from across the country who submitted video auditions to win role. Miss Hedges is the cornerstone of the production and her soaring, pitch-perfect voice and effervescent stage presence setting the jubilant tone for the entire ensemble. (more...)

Photo Flash: MNM Theatre Company Presents I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Marcie Gorman, Executive Producer & Artistic Director for MNM Theatre Company, today reminded theatre lovers that the witty musical I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, opens tonight at the Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse. MNM's second show in 2018 will run through August 12 (more...)

Photo Flash: Pride Films and Plays Presents HURRICANE DAMAGE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

In HURRICANE DAMAGE, a world-premiere dramedy by Kevin Brofsky, long-time partners Dennis and Oscar are veterans of the 1970's New York gay scene now living on Florida's Gulf Coast. When they're visited by their old friend Norman, a photographer who has remained single, bittersweet memories of their glory days in Manhattan return.  (more...)

Photo Flash: DEAR DIARY LOL Comes to New Ohio Theatre Festival!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

Illustrious alumni will guest-curate this summer's 25-year anniversary edition of Ice Factory 2018, New Ohio Theatre's Obie Award-winning festival. Ice Factory 2018 will present eight new works over eight weeks, June 27 - August 18, at New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. (more...)

Photo Flash: ALTAR BOYZ Opens at the Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

The Cape Playhouse very proudly presents, Altar Boyz, the award-winning Off-Broadway musical. Starring, Coby Getzug, Austin Colby, David Barnes, Anthony Fortino, and Ben Chavez; and directed by Jason Sparks. Destined to rock the masses of all denominations, Altar Boyz runs July 24-August 4, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: Foothill Music Theatre Presents THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Los Altos Hills will be alive with The Sound of Music this summer, when multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents the Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award-winning musical. This beloved musical, set in Austria in 1938, follows novice Maria Rainer who becomes the governess for the von Trapp family, capturing the hearts of the seven children and their father, a widowed naval captain. As the Nazis occupy Austria, the family is forced make decisions which forever Change their lives, fleeing their home in pursuit of freedom. Director Milissa Carey, music director William Liberatore, and choreographers Brett and C.J. Blankenship breathe new life into this classic tale of hope, love, and family. The Sound of Music will play July 19- August 5, 2018(press opening: July 20) at the Smithwick Theatre, I-280 & El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Tickets ($12 - $32) and information can be found at or by phone at (650) 949-7360.     (more...)

Photo Flash: THE ORIGINALIST Celebrates Opening Night at 59E59
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Continuing its cross-country tour, John Strand's critically-acclaimed political drama The Originalist, based on the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, is playing at 59E59 Theaters under the direction of Artistic Director Molly Smith July 14-August 19, 2018. The production recently celebrated opening night, check out the photos below! (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: Underscore Theatre's Hit Musical HAYMARKET Transfers to Theater Wit for Additional Four Weeks Of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Following a successful five-week run at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, Underscore Theatre Company, in association with Theater Wit is pleased to announce a transfer and extension of its hit musical HAYMARKET, the true story of Chicago's infamous Haymarket riot. HAYMARKET will play an additional four weeks of performances featuring the full original cast from August 3 - September 2, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Game is Afoot at Peninsula Players With MISS HOLMES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County's theatrical icon, opens the riveting murder mystery "Miss Holmes," by Christopher M. Walsh, based on the characters by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle on Wednesday, July 4.  In this deadly and thrilling story, Walsh's Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson are intelligent and independent women in 19th Century England. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LADIES' DAY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

LADIES' DAY, the in-house production of Amanda Whittington's hit comedy about four co-workers on an eventful day out at the races, is now open at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre and runs until Saturday 28 July. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HEARTBREAK HOTEL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Broadway In Chicago presents HEARTBREAK HOTEL, a musical premiere that ignites the stage of the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut). Get a first look below! (more...)

Photo Flash: HOLD THESE TRUTHS Opens 49th Season At TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley kicked off its 2018/19 season with Hold These Truths by Jeanne Sakata, an inspiring true story following Gordon Hirabayashi, a Japanese-American student who fought internment to a relocation camp during World War II. This Northern California premiere celebrates the human spirit as it chronicles Hirabayashi's journey from college in Seattle all the way to the Supreme Court, and eventually to a Presidential Medal of Freedom. Directed by Lisa Rothe, with Joel de la Fuente starring as Hirabayashi, Hold These Truths shares the story of a young man who passionately defends his Constitutional rights against an unexpected adversary: his own country. After a gala opening on July 15, the show continues through August 5, 2018 at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto. For tickets ($40-$100) and more information the public may visit or call (650) 463-1960. (more...)

BWW Review: A FLEA IN HER EAR at Westport Country Playhouse
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Jul 16, 2018

Three years ago, this reviewer suggested that it was time to rediscover French theatre with the Westport Country Playhouse's production of David Ives's transplantation of Pierre Corneille's 1643 comedy, The Liar (Le Menteur). Happily, Mark Lamos, artistic director of the WCP, now brings us Ives's adaptation of Georges Feydeau's 1907 farce, A Flea in Her Ear (La puce a l'oreille). (more...)

BWW REVIEW: The Sydney Symphony Orchestra's Stage Concert of FUNNY GIRL Breaks The Mold Of Traditional Musical Theatre In Many Brilliant Ways
by Jade Kops - Jul 15, 2018

Director Mitchell Butel has gathered a wonderful group of women, and one man, to deliver a captivating expression of the life of Fanny Brice in FUNNY GIRL THE MUSICAL, presented in concert with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra (more...)

Photo Flash: ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE Comes to Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

An unforgettable love story inspired by one of the most romantic movies of all time. Stephen Sachs directs Deaf actors Deanne Bray (Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye, Heroes) and Troy Kotsur (title role in Cyrano at the Fountain, Big River on Broadway) in Sachs' newest play, inspired by the screenplay for Noel Coward's Brief Encounter. The world premiere of Arrival & Departure will open on July 14 and continue through September 30 at the Fountain Theatre. The cast also features hearing actors Jessica Jade Andres, Adam Burch, Brian Robert Burns, Shon Fuller, Kyra Kotsur, Aurelia Myersand Stasha Surdyke. (more...)