STEVEN WRIGHT

 

BIO: A comedian noted for his deadpan delivery, Steven Wright has built up a following, and while he has not followed many of his contemporaries into sitcom or big screen stardom, he did win an Academy Awa... (read more...)

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Enjoy PURE COUNTRY with Julie Johnson and Harley Jay at Lyric Theatre Enjoy PURE COUNTRY with Julie Johnson and Harley Jay at Lyric Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Lyric Stage will close its 24th season with its 21st world premiere, PURE COUNTRY, June 9-18, 2017. Performances are June 9, 10, 15, 16 & 17 @ 7:30 PM and June 11 & 18 @ 2:30 PM in the Irving Arts Center's Carpenter Performance Hall, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd. Tickets are available @ www.lyricstage.org... (more...)
Video Game Scholar, Patrick Hickey Jr., to Speak at Borough Con This Friday Video Game Scholar, Patrick Hickey Jr., to Speak at Borough Con This Friday
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Author/Professor Patrick Hickey, Jr. will discuss the industry and his anthology, 'For The Love of Games: Cult and Classic Game Developers Discuss Projects That Influenced And Entertained Millions,' at Borough Con, May 26 at 2:30 p.m. at St. John's University, 8000 Utopia Pkwy, Queens, NY.... (more...)
Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 83rd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 83rd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony
by Walter McBride - May 20, 2017

Yesterday, May 19, Broadway's brightest gathered at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to celebrate this year's Drama League Awards nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award... (more...)
Ben Platt, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO & More Win at the Drama League Awards! Ben Platt, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO & More Win at the Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

This afternoon, Broadway's brightest gathered at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to celebrate this years Drama League Awards nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award.... (more...)
The CW Announces 2017-18 Primetime Schedule Featuring New Shows & Returning Favorites The CW Announces 2017-18 Primetime Schedule Featuring New Shows & Returning Favorites
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2017

The CW presents its 2017-18 primetime schedule to advertisers, affiliates, and national media today at the New York City Center in New York City, with the multi-platinum, multi-Grammy Award-winning rock band Muse opening the show with the worldwide debut performance of their new single, “Dig Down.”... (more...)
AIDA Opens Moonlight's 37th Summer Season on 6/14 AIDA Opens Moonlight's 37th Summer Season on 6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Watch as love unfolds in the bold musical Aida from Sirs Elton John and Tim Rice. The Moonlight premiere of Aida opens the 37th season of Moonlight Stage Productions from June 14-July 1, 2017. The enchanting musical production is based on the opera by the same name by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Broadway Celebrates Daryl Roth and Paula Vogel at the New Dramatists 68th Annual Spring Luncheon Photo Coverage: Broadway Celebrates Daryl Roth and Paula Vogel at the New Dramatists 68th Annual Spring Luncheon
by Walter McBride - May 17, 2017

Just yesterday, New Dramatists, Tony® Honor recipient and the nation's premier playwright development laboratory, honored 10-time Tony Award®-winning producer Daryl Roth and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel with their 2017 Outstanding Career Achievement Awards at its 68th Annual Spring ... (more...)
ABC Unveils 2017-18 Primetime Schedule ft. LITTLE MERMAID LIVE!, DWTS Jr. & More ABC Unveils 2017-18 Primetime Schedule ft. LITTLE MERMAID LIVE!, DWTS Jr. & More
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017

ABC continues its commitment to distinctive storytelling with the announcement of its 2017-18 slate of programming. Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment, will unveil the network's new lineup to the advertising and media communities this afternoon at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall in New... (more...)
Musical Royalty Both On And Off Stage at From Page To Stage Summer Festival 2017 Musical Royalty Both On And Off Stage at From Page To Stage Summer Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Aria Entertainment's From Page To Stage (FPTS) are delighted to announce their exciting musical concerts and the eleven new musicals selected to be showcased during their Summer Festival at The Other Palace.... (more...)
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues their 55th season with the popular tradition of an Outdoor Stage production, this year featuring A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte.... (more...)
PURE COUNTRY to Premiere at Lyric Stage This Summer PURE COUNTRY to Premiere at Lyric Stage This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Lyric Stage will close its 24th season with its 21st world premiere, PURE COUNTRY, June 9-18, 2017. Performances are June 9, 10, 15, 16 & 17 @ 7:30 PM and June 11 & 18 @ 2:30 PM in the Irving Arts Center's Carpenter Performance Hall, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd.... (more...)
Sundance Institute Gathers Emerging Global & U.S. Creators at 2017 Directors and Screenwriters Labs Sundance Institute Gathers Emerging Global & U.S. Creators at 2017 Directors and Screenwriters Labs
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Thirteen new independent feature projects from Cuba, Chile, Kenya, the UK and the U.S. have been selected for the 2017 Sundance Institute Directors and Screenwriters Labs in Utah's Wasatch Mountains. These Labs are the centerpiece of the nonprofit Institute's year-round support for independent artis... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Playwright's Horizons Celebrates Scott Frankel, Michael Korie and Doug Wright! Photo Coverage: Playwright's Horizons Celebrates Scott Frankel, Michael Korie and Doug Wright!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - May 09, 2017

Just last night, acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons held its annual Spring Gala Benefit. This year called A CELEBRATION OF SONG, it honored three of the company's exceptional alumni writers: Tony Award nominee Scott Frankel (Grey Gardens, Far From Heaven), Tony Award nominee... (more...)
Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/6/2017
by - May 06, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/6/2017. ... (more...)
Quintessence Theatre Group presents UNCLE VANYA Quintessence Theatre Group presents UNCLE VANYA
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group concludes its 7th season of progressive classic theatre with Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, in the Philadelphia premiere of a new version by Annie Baker.  All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave. in Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, 19119.  To purchase ticket... (more...)
Yale Rep Continues 50th Season Celebration with INDECENT, HAPPY DAYS and MARY JANE Yale Rep Continues 50th Season Celebration with INDECENT, HAPPY DAYS and MARY JANE
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre continues its 50th Anniversary celebration with three productions in New York and New Haven.... (more...)
Laura Peterson Presents the World Premiere of FAILURE at Judson Church Laura Peterson Presents the World Premiere of FAILURE at Judson Church
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2017

Drawing from all-too-familiar experience dreaded by many, choreographer and visual artist Laura Peterson examines the eponymous FAILURE  in the context of both personal and national experience of America, circa 2017.... (more...)
Casting Set for NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL World Premiere at Birmingham Rep Casting Set for NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL World Premiere at Birmingham Rep
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2017

Jamie Wilson, Entertainment One (eOne), Ramin Sabi and Belgrade Theatre Coventry have announced casting for the World Premiere of the Birmingham Repertory Theatre's production of NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL opening at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on Friday 20 October 2017.... (more...)
HEDWIG Creator's New Show THIS AIN'T NO DISCO to Bring Drifters & Dreamers to Atlantic Theater Company's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced! HEDWIG Creator's New Show THIS AIN'T NO DISCO to Bring Drifters & Dreamers to Atlantic Theater Company's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2017-18 season productions and one Atlantic for Kids production.... (more...)
Killian Donnelly and Carley Stenson to Join the Cast of LES MISERABLES Killian Donnelly and Carley Stenson to Join the Cast of LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

From Monday 12 June 2017, there will be major cast changes at the West End production of "LES MISERABLES" at the Queen's Theatre, which is now in its record breaking 33rd year.... (more...)
Breaking: HELLO, DOLLY!, ANASTASIA, COME FROM AWAY Lead the Pack in Drama Desk Awards Nominations! Breaking: HELLO, DOLLY!, ANASTASIA, COME FROM AWAY Lead the Pack in Drama Desk Awards Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Earlier this morning, Laura Benanti (She Loves Me, Gypsy) and Javier Muñoz (Hamilton, In the Heights) announced the nominations for the 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards.... (more...)
Announcing BeBe Winans' BORN FOR THIS at The Broad Stage Announcing BeBe Winans' BORN FOR THIS at The Broad Stage
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents Born for This July 11 through August 6 (press opening on July 20).  Kicking off The Broad Stage's 2017-18 Theatre Season, this new musical features original music by six time GRAMMY Award-winning artist BeBe Winans, book by Charles Randolph-Wri... (more...)
Mile Square Theatre Presents Annual 7TH INNING STRETCH Mile Square Theatre Presents Annual 7TH INNING STRETCH
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, presents its annual 10-minute play festival, 7th Inning Stretch: 7 10-minute plays about baseball .... (more...)
Nobody Can Swing Like Them! Meet the Full Cast of BANDSTAND, Opening Tonight on Broadway Nobody Can Swing Like Them! Meet the Full Cast of BANDSTAND, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - April 26, 2017

The brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) with music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, opens tonight, April 26, at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45 Street). Scroll down to... (more...)
BWW Review: Superb HAND TO GOD Demands Attention with Laughter and Angst at Dobama BWW Review: Superb HAND TO GOD Demands Attention with Laughter and Angst at Dobama
by Roy Berko - April 25, 2017

"Hand to God" is a brilliant production, and places a spotlight on lost people caught up in their inabilities to cope with grief and abandonment. In fascination, we watch as these people lose healthy reality, replace it with abject pain, interspersing horror with laughter. This must-see staging, ha... (more...)






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