Casting changes announced at Williamstown Theatre Festival

07/01/2016 12:19 PM EDT
WILLIAMSTOWN >> Due to scheduling conflicts, Kate Walsh will be replaced by Diane Davis and Grace Gummer will be replaced by Kerry Bishe in Williamstown Theatre Festival's Main Stage production of Wendy Wasserstein's "An American Daughter. 
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Broadway revival of "She Loves Me" heads for the living room
06/30/2016 06:30 AM EDT - NEW YORK — If you can't make it to see Laura Benanti in the charming Broadway revival of "She Loves Me," don't worry. Full Story

By rocket's red glare, a wounded veteran puts pieces of her life together in "Ugly Lies the Bone"
06/30/2016 06:11 AM EDT - LENOX — The first time we see Jess, the central character in Lindsey Ferrentino's "Ugly Lies the Bone" — which is being given a less-than-fully formed, curiously disconnected production at Shakespeare & Company's Elayne P. Full Story

After the Tonys, Broadway shows close, move, change actors
06/29/2016 05:21 AM EDT - NEW YORK — The post-Tony Awards audits are in full swing on Broadway, with two setting closing dates and one new one moving addresses. Full Story

Stage version of animated musical film, "Anastasia," heading for Broadway
06/29/2016 05:21 AM EDT - NEW YORK — The musical stage adaptation of the 1997 animated musical film "Anastasia" will land on Broadway starring Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton and Caroline O'Connor. Full Story

"Merchant of Venice" launches reconfigured theater at Shakespeare & Company
06/29/2016 05:23 AM EDT - LENOX — Shakespeare & Company's newly reconfigured Tina Packer Playhouse opens 7:30 p.m. Friday with the first in a series of preview performances of "The Merchant of Venice," directed by founder Tina Packer and featuring Jonathan Epstein as Shylock. Full Story

"Fiorello!" falls short at BTG's Unicorn Theatre
06/27/2016 10:58 AM EDT - STOCKBRIDGE — Fiorello LaGuardia served three consecutive terms as mayor of New York City, from 1934 to 1945, running for, and winning, his first term as an improbable Democrat/Republican fusion candidate (can you imagine? Full Story

A world falls apart in a compelling new play at Barrington Stage Company
06/27/2016 10:56 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — A separated interracial couple finds a rare moment of grace in an otherwise graceless situation near the end of Christopher Demos-Brown's thoughtful, penetrating new play, "American Son," which is being given a haunting, pitch-perfect world premiere at Barrington Stage Company's Boyd-Quinson Mainstage. Full Story

Discovery awaits a rapidly aging teen in "Kimberly Akimbo"
06/27/2016 10:57 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — The old woman sitting on a bench — shivering, huddled up in a well-worn parka — outside an indoor skating rink at the opening of David Lindsay-Abaire's "Kimberly Akimbo" is not your average elderly woman. Full Story

Women at a turning point in Town Players of Pittsfield's "Win/Lose/Draw"
06/24/2016 05:40 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — On the surface, there is not much that links the three plays — "Little Miss Fresno," "Final Placement" and "Chocolate Cake" — that make up "Win/Lose/Draw," a collaboration by Ara Watson and Mary Gallagher that is being given a less-than-fulfilling production by Town Players of Pittsfield. Full Story