Actors' Equity News

The Company Theatre Group Presents David Lindsay-Abaire's RABBIT HOLE, Beginning TonightThe Company Theatre Group Presents David Lindsay-Abaire's RABBIT HOLE, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The Company Theatre Group, Inc. is pleased to present the 2007 Pulitzer Prize Winning play RABBIT HOLE, written by David Lindsay Abaire. The Company is the resident professional theatre company in Hackensack, and this show features five highly talented professional NJ actors. (more...)

Florida Rep Announces Directors and Casts for 2017 PlayLab FestivalFlorida Rep Announces Directors and Casts for 2017 PlayLab Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Florida Repertory Theatre's 2017 PlayLab Festival of new plays and emerging voices plays in the Historic Arcade and ArtStage Studio Theatres April 27-30. The 2017 Festival features six new play readings, a keynote address and playwrights' panel, and two premieres of plays that were read as part of last year's PlayLab. (more...)

Cast Announced for SIREN'S DEN: A ROCK MUSICAL!Cast Announced for SIREN'S DEN: A ROCK MUSICAL!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Casting for 'Siren's Den: A New Rock Musical' is complete!  The cast stars *Lindsey Lake (Rent Tour) as rockstar, Skylar Cole, Andrea Leach (Beauty and the Beast Int'l Tour) as Jessie, *Chris Gleim (Jesus Christ Superstar Tour) as Logan, *Adam R. Kaster (The Golden Bride) as Garrett, and *Alan Gillespie (Miss Saigon Tour) as Bar Manager/Kurtis Katz.  The show's creator, Rori Nogee (Showgirls, the Musical!) will play Remy Morgan.  The Vultures will be played by Lauren Chastain, Jonte Culpepper (Bayside, the Musical!), Musa Hitomi, Frankie Shin, Erin Ullman and Corbin Williams (The Grinch Who Stole Christmas). (more...)

Totem Pole Playhouse Award Nominations AnnouncedTotem Pole Playhouse Award Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

Totem Pole Playhouse has announced nominations in twelve categories for the Fourth Annual Totem Pole Playhouse Awards to be presented Sunday, May 21, at 5pm on stage at Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater. (more...)

Cast Complete for New Generation Theater Company's IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD at The DuplexCast Complete for New Generation Theater Company's IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD at The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

After a short hiatus, New Generation Theater Company is back at the Duplex Cabaret Theater with a stellar cast for 'In The Neighborhood' on May 20th at 4pm. (more...)

Cantata Singers concludes 53rd Season Honegger's KING DAVID, 5/12Cantata Singers concludes 53rd Season Honegger's KING DAVID, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Cantata Singers concludes its season with a program exploring Jewish history, culture, and music on Friday, May 12, 2017 at 8pm in Jordan Hall. Paired with Arthur Honegger's dramatic psalm King David, Cantata Singers will present Yehudi Wyner's Torah Service alongside Yiddish art songs and choruses by his father, Lazar Weiner, works rarely heard on the concert stage. (more...)

UNM's Department of Theatre and Dance Presents THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDALUNM's Department of Theatre and Dance Presents THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

No one is safe from the salacious slander of Lady Sneerwell and her scurrilous pack of shameless ne'er-do-wells! A rich guardian secretly tests the character of his nephews (who vie for the love of the same woman) to determine which is the worthier heir. (more...)

Romantic Drama AMY'S VIEW Coming to Park Square Next MonthRomantic Drama AMY'S VIEW Coming to Park Square Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Park Square continues its 2016-2017 season on the Proscenium Stage with David Hare's acclaimed romantic drama Amy's View, directed by Gary Gisselman. A generational play about the lifelong tension between a strong mother and her loving daughter, Amy's View mixes love, death, and the theatre in ways both rich and original. This modern classic shows how even the smallest events can set in motion a chain reaction that can dramatically change lives forever. (more...)

Stages Repertory Theatre Announces 40th Anniversary SeasonStages Repertory Theatre Announces 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Stages Repertory Theatre's 2017-2018 Season celebrates the theatre's 40^th Anniversary with a mix of world and regional premieres, fan favorites and stories that reflect Houston's vibrant, diverse community. The season features 3 world and 4 regional premieres, collaborations with New York's One Year Lease Theater Company and Houston's Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center, Stages' inaugural Latina/o Theatre Festival, the 10^th anniversary of Stages' hallmark Panto holiday program for children and families, and a return to Miller Outdoor Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Circle Theatre Continues 2017 Season with RASHEEDA SPEAKINGPhoto Flash: Circle Theatre Continues 2017 Season with RASHEEDA SPEAKING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Circle Theatre continues its 36th Season with RasheedaSpeaking, by Joel Drake Johnson. This psychological thriller, pits two co-workers against each other, when one receives a promotion to monitor the other. (more...)

Broadway's D'Vorah Bailey returns to The Metropolitan Room with WISHFUL THINKINGBroadway's D'Vorah Bailey returns to The Metropolitan Room with WISHFUL THINKING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

Broadway singer and actress D'Vorah Bailey returns with her solo cabaret show, Wishful Thinking, at The Metropolitan Room on Saturday, April 29 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

[HOLD] Actors' Equity Foundation to Host Theater District Pub Crawl[HOLD] Actors' Equity Foundation to Host Theater District Pub Crawl
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

On April 24, 2017, the Actors' Equity Foundation will be taking participants on a tour of the theater district's best drinks. (more...)

AEA Joins 12 Unions in Congressional Appeal to Save the NEAAEA Joins 12 Unions in Congressional Appeal to Save the NEA
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 4, 2017

A joint coalition of 12 national unions, Actors Equity Association among them, has penned an appeal to members of Congress in defense of the National Endowment for the Arts. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 4, 2017BWW's On This Day - April 4, 2017
by - Apr 4, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

The Gallery Players presents RAGTIMEThe Gallery Players presents RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Gallery Players announces the final show of its 50th season with the critically acclaimed and timely, Ragtime.  At the dawn of a new century, everything is changing…and anything is possible.  Ragtime comes to Brooklyn, a show which Bloomberg News has hailed as "explosive, thrilling and nothing short of a masterpiece. (more...)

Dance with ON THE TOWN's Chip Abbott to Benefit Actors' Equity's 2017 Falat Basket ProjectDance with ON THE TOWN's Chip Abbott to Benefit Actors' Equity's 2017 Falat Basket Project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The Actors' Equity Foundation will host a series of donation dance classes to benefit its annual Falat Basket Project. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Producers Sonia Friedman and Scott Rudin announced today that Tony® Award nominee Tom Sturridge, Olivia Wilde in her Broadway debut, and Tony® Award winner Reed Birney will lead the cast of the Broadway Premiere of the new stage adaptation of George Orwell's dystopian novel 1984.  The trio, who will portray the novel's classic characters Winston Smith, Julia and O'Brien, respectively, will be joined by Wayne Duvall (Parsons), Carl Hendrick Louis (Martin), Nick Mills (Syme), Michael Potts (Charrington), and Cara Seymour (Mrs. Parsons).  (more...)

Realio Trulio Little Pet Dragon Lands In NYC's Lower East SideRealio Trulio Little Pet Dragon Lands In NYC's Lower East Side
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2017

Nuyorican Poets Cafe presents family musical based on books by poet Ogden Nash. Custard the Dragon is afraid of everything (and we mean EVERYTHING), but can he find courage when it really matters? (more...)

Photo Flash: Photo Coverage: LUFT GANGSTER Begins Performances at Sheen CenterPhoto Flash: Photo Coverage: LUFT GANGSTER Begins Performances at Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2017

NYLON FUSION THEATRE COMPANY and CLOVERLEAF COLLECTIVE are excited to share a first look at Lowell Byers' LUFT GANGSTER, directed by Tony Award winning director Austin Pendleton (Broadway's The Little Foxes, The Runner Stumbles, Shelter, Spoils of War). LUFT GANGSTER began performances Friday, March 31  at the Sheen Center (18 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012) for a limited run through Sunday, April 16. Opening Night is Saturday, April 1 at 8:00pm. (more...)

Up Theater Presents the Final Play of Their 2016-17 SeasonUp Theater Presents the Final Play of Their 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Northern Manhattan's UP Theater Company announces details of its next production, Lost/Not Found by Washington Heights playwright, Kirby Fields (UP Theater's K Comma Joseph). (more...)

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