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by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Following their critically acclaimed adaptation of Malorie Blackman's novel Noughts and Crosses , Pilot Theatre, in co-production with Belgrade Theatre, will stage Emteaz Hussain's exciting new adaptation of Alex Wheatle's award winning young adult novel â Crongton Knights.Â
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2019
New Village Arts presents AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, written by Laura Eason, from the novel by Jules Verne. Directed by NVA Executive Artistic Director Kristianne Kurner, this production will feature original music from San Diego's own Pirate-themed folk-rock band, The Shantyannes (Joseph Freeman and Renee Moreno), with arrangements by Tony Houck, who also serves as Music Director for the production. This is an exciting, witty, and action-packed new adaptation of the classic story.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Box of Tricks have released production images for the premiere of Daniel Kanaber's new play Under Three Moons which premieres tonight at The Lowry Salford until Saturday 28 September and then tours till Saturday 2 November.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
Box of Tricks have released rehearsal images for their upcoming premiere of Daniel Kanaber's new play Under Three Moons.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019
Asolo Repertory Theatre proudly presents the final production of its 60th season:Â AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS. This highlyÂ imaginative adaptation of Jules Verne's timeless story will be brought to life by the creators ofÂ Hetty Feather, adaptedÂ by EmmyÂ® nomineeÂ Laura EasonÂ (House of Cards,Â Sex with Strangers,Â Blue Night)Â and directed byÂ Theresa HeskinsÂ (Snow Queen, 2017 UK Theatre Award for Best Show for Children and Young People). Recommended for everyone 7+,Â AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYSÂ previews June 6, opens June 7 and runs through June 23.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019
Renowned playwright and directorÂ Theresa RebeckÂ (Alley's Fool, All My Sons) returns to the Alley to direct an all local cast of Crimes of the Heart. The Pulitzer Prize-winning play runs April 12 - May 5, 2019 in the Alley's Hubbard Theatre. Tickets are available atÂ alleytheatre.orgÂ or by calling the Box Office at 713.220.5700.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019
Renowned playwright and director Theresa Rebeck (Alley's Fool, All My Sons) returns to the Alley to direct an all local cast of Crimes of the Heart. The Pulitzer Prize-winning play runs April 12 - May 5, 2019 in the Alley's Hubbard Theatre. Tickets are available at alleytheatre.org or by calling the Box Office at 713.220.5700.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019
Geva Theatre Center presents the world premiere of Hard Cell, by Brent Askari and directed by Skip Greer, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from January 8 through February 3.
by Roy Berko - Dec 7, 2018
Shahrazad Theatre Company was formed late in 2016 with 'the purpose of performing shows that were important and valuable contributions to today's Cleveland theatre scene.'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018
Northern Broadsides and York Theatre have released production images for the premiere of They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay!,Deborah McAndrew's new adaptation transposed to Brexit Britain of Dario Fo's political satire of civil disobedience Can't Pay? Won't Pay!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018
"My father was a man of indefatigable optimism." So begins Howard Frank Mosher's novel Disappearances and indefatigable optimism brings that novel to the stage in an original world premiere production by Kim Allen Bent and Lost Nation Theater, October 4-21, at Montpelier City Hall Arts Center.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018
Northern Broadsides and York Theatre have released rehearsal images for the forthcoming premiere of They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay! Check them out below!
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. Â In this deadly and thrilling story, Walsh's Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson are intelligent and independent women in 19th Century England.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018
Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning professional Equity theatre under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, presents Clever Little Lies, a comedy by Joe DiPietro, the Tony Award-winning author of Memphisand I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, June 29 through July 22 in Stony Point, New York.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018
GFour Productions, winner of 44 Tony Awards and 54 Drama Desk Awards, proudly brings the international hit show Menopause The MusicalÂ® to Long Wharf Theatre (222 Sargent Drive) in New Haven, Conn., for a limited engagement Friday, June 15 through Sunday, July 1. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Long Wharf Theatre Box Office, www.longwharf.org, or by calling (203) 787-4282. Greater discounts for groups of 10+ available by calling (203) 772-8202.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018
The League of Chicago TheatresÂ held the 2018 Annual Gala, an elegant event that brings together friends of Chicago theatre to raise funds for programs to support Chicagoland's more than 250-member theatre companies. The event, which had 245 attendees and raised $125,000, was held onÂ Monday, May 21, 2018Â at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 E. Delaware Place.Â
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018
Porchlight Music Theatre concludes its fifth season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits Do Re Mi, starring Porchlight Music Theatre's Artistic Director Michael Weber and Nancy Voigts, music byÂ Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Garson Kanin,Â with direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by David Fiorello. Porchlight Revisits Do Re Mi is presented for three-nights-only Tuesday, May 22 through Thursday, May 24 at 7:15 p.m. and is performed on the set of Porchlight's Memphis (previews begin April 19) at Porchlight's new home, The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018
Porchlight Music Theatre concludes its fifth season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits Do Re Mi, starring Porchlight Music Theatre's Artistic Director Michael Weber and Nancy Voigts, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Garson Kanin, with direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by David Fiorello.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018
TheatreWorks Silicon ValleyÂ presents the Tony Award-winning musicalÂ The Bridges of Madison County, based on the 1992 bestselling novel by Robert James Waller about love both lost and found. Set amidst the cornfields of Iowa in 1965, this passionate musical follows the unexpected affair of a devoted Italian-born housewife and a rovingÂ National GeographicÂ photographer set over four sensual, heart-stirring days. Brilliantly adapted by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Marsha Norman ('night Mother, The Secret Garden, The Color Purple) with music and lyrics by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown (Parade), it captured the 2014 Tony Award for Best Musical Score.Â The Bridges of Madison County, directed by TheatreWorks Artistic Director and founder Robert Kelley will be presentedÂ April 4 - 29, 2018Â (opening night:Â April 7) at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts,Â 500 Castro St.,Â Mountain View. For tickets ($40-$100) and more information the public may visitÂ TheatreWorks.orgÂ or callÂ (650) 463-1960.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018
Ahead of its second birthday in the West End this spring, the critically acclaimed and Olivier Award-nominated The Comedy About A Bank Robbery announces a new company. After a year of good behaviour at the Criterion the second company have been released on parole, with a new band of inmates starting performances from 27 February. Joining the cast are Samson Ajewole (Cooper), Jenna Augen (Ruth Monaghan), Jack Baldwin (Officer Shuck), Leonard Cook (Robin Freeboys), Matt Douglas-Hunt (Mitch Ruscitti) and Peter McGovern (Warren Slax). Continuing their roles as the bars-crossed lovers are Samuel Fogell (Sam Monaghan) and Holly Sumpton (Caprice Freeboys), and literally completing the cast is Chris Leask (Everyone Else).