Actors' Equity News

BWW Review: A Tale of Disinterring Bodies Makes For Wild Night of Irish Black Comedy at none too fragileBWW Review: A Tale of Disinterring Bodies Makes For Wild Night of Irish Black Comedy at none too fragile
by Roy Berko - Mar 27, 2017

Partake in the free shot of Jamison, which is the hallmark of the pre-show ritual at none-too-fragile, sit back, and allow yourself to be immersed in an Irish black comedy, complete with skull battering, blunt language and a wee bit of fun. (more...)

Tillotson, Treadwell, Leverton, & Vath Join Cast Of First Musical For 29th St Playwrights CollectiveTillotson, Treadwell, Leverton, & Vath Join Cast Of First Musical For 29th St Playwrights Collective
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2017

The 29th Street Playwrights Collective presents a staged reading of its first musical: Carrie Robbins' bittersweet paean to science and love, THE DEATH & LIFE OF DR. CUTTER, A VAUDEVILLE, Monday, April 3, 7 pm, at the Bernie Wohl Center. (more...)

Actors' Equity Association to Hire First-Ever Diversity DirectorActors' Equity Association to Hire First-Ever Diversity Director
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Actors' Equity Association, the labor union representing more than 50,000 professional stage actors and stage managers, has announced it is conducting a nationwide search for a Diversity Director, a newly created position within the organization. (more...)

Photo Flash: SIMPLY SIMONE: THE MUSIC OF NINA SIMONE Continues Theatrical Outfit's 40th SeasonPhoto Flash: SIMPLY SIMONE: THE MUSIC OF NINA SIMONE Continues Theatrical Outfit's 40th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Atlanta audiences are invited into the spellbinding life and legend of 20th century diva and icon, Nina Simone with Simply Simone: The Music of Nina Simone, directed and choreographed by Patdro Harris whose Fly at Theatrical Outfit mesmerized patrons a few seasons back. This revealing musical memoir plays March 23-April 15, 2017 continuing Theatrical Outfit's 40th Anniversary Season of Hope!   (more...)

North Coast Rep's TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT Promises Inventive, Unforgettable AdventureNorth Coast Rep's TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT Promises Inventive, Unforgettable Adventure
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Solana Beach, Calif. North Coast Repertory Theatre continues Season 35 with TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT, a 2015 New York Times Critic's Pick that was hailed as "a triumph of theatrical style." Giles Havergal adapted the Graham Greene novel about eccentric Aunt Augusta who swoops in and shakes up the life of her staid bourgeois nephew. The result is a life-changing, offbeat odyssey created by four astonishingly versatile actors who tackle more than 20 roles. Hang on to your umbrella and book passage now for this truly wondrous journey. (more...)

Second Thought Theatre Opens Area Premiere of STRAIGHT WHITE MENSecond Thought Theatre Opens Area Premiere of STRAIGHT WHITE MEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Second Thought Theatre continues its 2017 season of change with the area premiere of Straight White Men by Young Jean Lee. Local director/actor Christie Vela returns to direct for the company after making her acting debut for Second Thought last summer in A Kid Like Jake. Straight White Men begins with previews on Wednesday, April 12 and runs through Saturday, May 6. All performances of Straight White Men will take place at Bryant Hall on the Kalita Humphreys Campus, 3636 Turtle Creek Blvd. Tickets to Straight White Men can be purchased online at 2TT.co. (more...)

Columbia Stages with WalkUpArts presents HAIR directed by Ari RodriguezColumbia Stages with WalkUpArts presents HAIR directed by Ari Rodriguez
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Columbia Stages with WalkUpArts is proud to present Ari Rodriguez's (Columbia MFA Directing Candidate 2017) production of HAIRwith a cast of actors all over the age of 55.  (more...)

Cast Announced for World Premiere of BALLAST at DiversionaryCast Announced for World Premiere of BALLAST at Diversionary
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Diversionary has announced casting for the World Premiere of BALLAST by Georgette Kelly. This highly poetic play explores the waking and dream lives of two trans and cisgender couples as they come to terms with the new lives they find themselves in. (more...)

The Roustabouts Theatre Co. Launches First Season with the World Premiere of MARGIN OF ERROR by Will CooperThe Roustabouts Theatre Co. Launches First Season with the World Premiere of MARGIN OF ERROR by Will Cooper
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Roustabouts Theatre Company will launch their first season with the World premiere of MARGIN OF ERROR by Will Cooper directed by Rosina Reynolds playing at the Lyceum Theatre, Horton Plaza from April 14 to May 7, 2017. Over the course of an evening, a famous scientist, two of his students, and his wife confront each other in that margin of error where reason goes blind and passions incandesce. A fast-moving drama of twists and turns, MARGIN OF ERROR unveils what can happen when the arrogant, the ambitious, and the vengeful bring love and deceit down to a science. (more...)

Main Street Theater presents the Regional Premiere of GRAND CONCOURSEMain Street Theater presents the Regional Premiere of GRAND CONCOURSE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Main Street Theater (MST) continues its 2016 - 2017 MainStage season with the regional premiere of Grand Concourse by Heidi Schreck.  The production opens April 1 and runs through April 30 at Main Street Theater - Rice Village, 2540 Times Blvd.  Performances are on Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 3pm.  Tickets are $36 - $45, depending on date and section, and are on sale via phone at 713.524.6706 or online at MainStreetTheater.com.  (more...)

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE to Play Black Repertory Theatre of Kansas City This SpringFIVE GUYS NAMED MOE to Play Black Repertory Theatre of Kansas City This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Five Guys Named Moe, a musical by Clarke Peters featuring Louis Jordan's greatest hits, will be directed by Damron Russel Armstrong at The Black Repertory Theatre of Kansas this spring. (more...)

Park Square Sees Into the Future and the Past 4/7-30Park Square Sees Into the Future and the Past 4/7-30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Park Square continues its 42nd season on the Proscenium Stage with Madeleine George's time-traveling romance The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence, staged by Leah Cooper. Spanning three centuries and many loves (mostly human), Watson is a play about real and synthetic intelligence and empathy; comfort and loneliness, desire, fulfillment and compromise. The play was a finalist for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize. (more...)

West End Productions presents EDUCATING RITAWest End Productions presents EDUCATING RITA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

It is the 1980s, Liverpool, England. Frank is a tutor of English in his fifties whose disillusioned outlook on life drives him to drink and to bury himself in his books. Enter Rita, a forthright 26 year-old hairdresser who is eager to learn and to change her social circumstances through the pursuit of higher education. Willy Russell delightfully weaves together the lives of these two unique characters, with great wit, humor and profound insight. Commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company, Educating Rita premiered at The Warehouse, London, in June 1980 starring Julie Walters and Mark Kingston. The play was directed by Mike Ockrent, and in 1983 became a hit film with Michael Caine and Julie Walters. (more...)

D'Vorah Bailey Stars in WISHFUL THINKING at The Metropolitan RoomD'Vorah Bailey Stars in WISHFUL THINKING at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 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...)

Casting Society of America to Host Town Hall for Transgender Actors This AprilCasting Society of America to Host Town Hall for Transgender Actors This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

The Casting Society of America, as part of its ongoing 'Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion in Casting Initiative,' will sponsor a town hall conversation for transgender actors. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

 Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook by Allison Gregory marks the latest theatrical adaptation of Barbara Park's best-selling series.  (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Chicago You Might Have Missed This WeekRoundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Chicago You Might Have Missed This Week
by - Mar 10, 2017

Check out the top stories from Chicago you might have missed this week and more! (more...)

Director Robert Mintz and THE NEVERENDING STORY at The Growing StageDirector Robert Mintz and THE NEVERENDING STORY at The Growing Stage
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 9, 2017

Broadwayworld.com had the opportunity to interview Director Robert Mintz about his career and 'The Neverending Story' that will be performed at The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey from March 10th to March 26th. (more...)

Photo Flash: French Farce Comes to Tacoma in WALTZ OF THE TOREADORSPhoto Flash: French Farce Comes to Tacoma in WALTZ OF THE TOREADORS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

This bitter farce is set in 1910 France. There we meet self-absorbed and blustery General Leon Saint-Pe and his infatuation with Ghislaine, a woman with whom he danced at a garrison ball some 17 years earlier.  A married man trapped in a loveless marriage to his hypochondriac wife, the General pines for true love, his lost youth, and the courage to move forward.   (more...)

Custom Made Theatre Co. Sends Premiere Production of SAM AND DEDE, OR MY DINNER WITH ANDRE THE GIANT to New YorkCustom Made Theatre Co. Sends Premiere Production of SAM AND DEDE, OR MY DINNER WITH ANDRE THE GIANT to New York
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Produced by The Custom Made Theatre Co., Inc., of San Francisco with Executive Producers William and Ruth Isenberg, SAM & DEDE, OR MY DINNER WITH ANDRE THE GIANT begins performances on Thursday, March 9 for a limited engagement through Saturday, April 1 at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues) in Manhattan. Press opening is Wednesday, March 15 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

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