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by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 50th Anniversary Season with the West Coast premiere of Mark Twain's River of Song. Charting a journey down the Mississippi River, this rousing new musical shares the humorous and heartwarming stories of one of its most famous chroniclers, Mark Twain. Developed by Randal Myler and Dan Wheetman, creators of TheatreWorks favorites Fire on the Mountain and Tony-nominated It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues, this rollicking adventure features guitars, banjos, and harmonicas in a music-filled voyage that will have audiences tapping their toes. Directed by Randal Myler, Mark Twain's River of Song will be presented October 2-27, 2019 (press opening: October 5) at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View. For tickets ($30-$100) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
TheatreWorks Silicon ValleyÂ continues its 50thÂ Anniversary Season with the West Coast premiere ofÂ Mark Twain's River of Song. Charting a journey down the Mississippi River, this rousing new musical shares the humorous and heartwarming stories of one of its most famous chroniclers, Mark Twain.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019
Theatrical Outfit,Â located atÂ the Balzer Theater at Herren's on Luckie Street in downtown Atlanta,Â continues its 2018-2019Â Season of BeautyÂ with the Atlanta premiere ofÂ The Pitmen Painters, British writerÂ Lee Hall'sÂ (Billy Elliot)Â dramatization ofÂ William Feaver's book about a real-life group of English miners from the Geordie region who become unexpected stars of the high society art circles of London between the World Wars. Both comedic and stirring,Â The Pitmen Painters, directed byÂ Adam KoplanÂ (Artistic Director of Flying Carpet Theatre Company and director of The Outfit's 2018 hitÂ Perfect Arrangement), features an all-Atlanta ensemble and runsÂ February 27 - March 24, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018
pluck. productions in association with Park TheatreÂ 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.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018
Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, continues its 2017/18 season with Guess Who's Coming to Dinner by Todd Kreidler (based on the screenplay by William Rose), directed by Marti Lyons with Associate Director Wardell Julius Clark. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner runs March 15 - April 15, 2018 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 8:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018
Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, directed by Brendon Fox.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017
TheatreWorks Silicon ValleyÂ kicks off its 48th season with the World Premiere ofÂ The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga.Â DrawnÂ from one of the first ever graphic novels, set to an infectious ragtime and vaudeville score by local composer/lyricistÂ Min Kahng, the comic musical followsÂ four Japanese immigrants in a world of possibility and prejudice: turn-of-the-twentieth-century San Francisco. From a tumultuous earthquake to an exhilarating World's Fair, the quartet pursues the American Dream, despite limited options in the land of opportunity.Â Directed by TheatreWorks Associate Artistic DirectorÂ Leslie Martinson, and developed atÂ TheatreWorks' 2016 New Works Festival,Â the World Premiere ofThe Four Immigrants: An American Musical MangaÂ will be presentedÂ July 12-August 6, 2017Â (press opening:Â July 15) at Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. For tickets ($40-$100) and more information the public may visitTheatreWorks.orgÂ or callÂ (650) 463-1960.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017
Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the Midwest Premiere of By the Water, written by Sharyn Rothstein and directed by Cody Estle.Â By the Water runs March 16 - April 23, 2017 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Friday, March 24 at 8pm.Â
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017
TheatreWorks Silicon ValleyÂ continues its 2016/2017 season with the Regional Premiere of Velina Hasu Houston's international comic drama,Â Calligraphy. Two continents, two cultures, two estranged sisters, and two cousins determined to bridge the gap between them, are all boldly calligraphed in this free-wheeling work set in Los Angeles and Tokyo, past and present.Â East and West collide as Japanese free-spirit Sayuri and biracial American Hiromi care for their feuding mothers, whom they gamely hope to reunite before it is too late.Â Directed by TheatreWorks Associate Artistic DirectorÂ Leslie Martinson,Â CalligraphyÂ will be presented by TheatreWorks Silicon ValleyÂ March 8-April 2Â at Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. For tickets ($35-$59) and more information the public may visitÂ TheatreWorks.orgÂ or callÂ (650) 463-1960.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017
Mad Cow Theatre is delighted to announce the cast and creative team for Steve Martin's uproariously offbeat comedyÂ Picasso at the Lapin Agile, which will take the Harriett stageÂ Jan. 20, 2017Â as the fourth production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 20.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015
Mad Cow Theatre presents The Explorers Club, by Nell Benjamin, set to open January 23, 2015 in The Harriett as part of Season 18. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2013
Mad Cow Theatre will present Tony Award winning The Light in the Piazza in The Harriet Theatre, now through January 5, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013
The cast of Chicago has arrived at Leicester's Curve theatre today for the rehearsals of the hotly anticipated Christmas production and centre piece of the theatre's 5th Birthday Season. Check out promo shots below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013
Mad Cow Theatre is thrilled to announce the cast for Collected Stories by Donald Margulies in The Black Box at Mad Cow's new home at 54 West Church Street. Check out a first look at the production below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2013
Beck Center for the Arts presents THE PITMEN PAINTERS, a new play from the Tony Award-winning writer of 'Billy Elliot', Lee Hall, inspired by a book by William Feaver. Directed by Sarah May, the production runs now through July 7, 2013 at the Studio Theater. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013
Hartford Stage presents Abundance by Beth Henley, directed by Jenn Thompson, on stage, now through April 28. Opening night is at 8 p.m. tonight, April 12.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013
As a new UK tour of THE PITMEN PAINTERS is announced, the cast had an opportunity during rehearsals to visit the Woodhorn Museum and Northumberland, where the original works of the Ashington Group are displayed, including a newly displayed work by Jimmy Floyd, who appears in the play as one of the main characters. Check out photos of their visit below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2012
From 12 November 2012 Killian Donnelly will join the cast of Billy Elliot the Musical to play Billy's brother Tony. He will perform alongside Gillian Bevan (Mrs. Wilkinson), Deka Walmsley (Dad), Ann Emery (Grandma), Sean Kearns (George), Kay Milbourne (Dead Mum), Simon Ray Harvey (Mr. Braithwaite), Barnaby Meredith (Older Billy) and new ensemble members Matthew Dale, David Muscat, Nic Greenshields, Ruri James and Spencer Stafford who join Craig Armstrong, David Bardsley, Paul Basleigh, Dawn Buckland, James Butcher, Spencer Cartwright, Lucinda Collins, Gillian Elisa, Helen French, Sergio Giacomelli, Ian Gareth Jones, Connor McAllister, Steve Paget, Steph Parry and Mike Scott.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2012
TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, presents the regional premiere of 33 VARIATIONS, a play by Moises Kaufman (The Laramie Project) with live music. Spanning two centuries, this Tony- nominated drama follows a brilliant musicologist as she races against time to solve one of Beethoven's greatest mysteries. 33 VARIATIONS will be helmed by Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley and plays October 3 - 28, 2012 (press opening October 6) at TheatreWorks at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. Get a first look at the cast in the photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2012
TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, presents the regional premiere of the recent Broadway hit TIME STANDS STILL by Pulitzer Prize-winner Donald Margulies (Dinner with Friends, Brooklyn Boy). The play will be helmed by Leslie Martinson and stars Rebecca Dines and Mark Anderson Phillips in the pivotal roles of the photojournalist and war correspondent, with Rolf Saxon and Sarah Moser completing the cast. TIME STANDS STILL runs August 22 - September 16, 2012 (press opening August 25) at TheatreWorks at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. Get a first look at the production in the photos below!