American Theatre Wing News

Harlem School of the Arts to Launch 2016 Season with Original Student Production ALL THE NEWSHarlem School of the Arts to Launch 2016 Season with Original Student Production ALL THE NEWS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) will launch the Fall 2016 Season with its first original student theatre production, All The News, a dynamic fast-paced satire of contemporary news programs and infotainment. (more...)

Serenbe Playhouse to Tackle Art & Friendship in ART This SeptemberSerenbe Playhouse to Tackle Art & Friendship in ART This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Serenbe Playhouse, recipient of the prestigious American Theatre Wing grant (2015), will present the second show in its 2016 Intimate Indoors season, ART, by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton. (more...)

David Josefsberg, Michael Kostroff and Ashley Spencer to Lead THE PRODUCERS at Paper Mill; Cast Announced!David Josefsberg, Michael Kostroff and Ashley Spencer to Lead THE PRODUCERS at Paper Mill; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has just announced complete casting for Mel Brooks' award-winning musical The Producers, directed by Don Stephenson and choreographed by Bill Burns. The Producers features music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, a book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, and the original Broadway direction and choreography by Susan Stroman. (more...)

Broadway in Indianapolis Announces Recipient of Broadway League 'Star of Touring Broadway' AwardBroadway in Indianapolis Announces Recipient of Broadway League 'Star of Touring Broadway' Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Broadway in Indianapolis announces today Sun King Brewing Company as the recipient of The Broadway League'sStar of Touring Broadway Award - honoring excellence and achievement for touring Broadway. (more...)

THE MAGIC PARLOUR to Return to The House Theatre of ChicagoTHE MAGIC PARLOUR to Return to The House Theatre of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

The House Theatre of Chicago announces the return of Dennis Watkins in The Magic Parlour, at the Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel, 17 E. Monroe, for an open run starting September 2. (more...)

HONOR Musical Adapted from Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT Coming Up at Prospect TheaterHONOR Musical Adapted from Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT Coming Up at Prospect Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Coming up soon! Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, and the National Asian Artists Project (NAAP), under the leadership of Executive Artistic Director Baayork Lee and Co-Founder Steven Eng, will present a concert performance of the musical HONOR, with music and lyrics by Peter Mills, and book by Mills and Cara Reichel, adapted from William Shakespeare's As You Like It. (more...)

Casting Set for The Hypocrites' CINDERELLA AT THE THEATER OF POTATOES PremiereCasting Set for The Hypocrites' CINDERELLA AT THE THEATER OF POTATOES Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Hypocrites has announced casting for its second production of its 20th Anniversary season, the world premiere of CINDERELLA AT THE THEATER OF POTATOES. (more...)

The Bushwick Starr presents MILES FOR MARYThe Bushwick Starr presents MILES FOR MARY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to present the world premiere of MILES FOR MARY, (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Ogunquit's PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERTSTAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Ogunquit's PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by Stage Tube - Aug 19, 2016

Get your glitter on and take the ride of your life with the hilarious and heartwarming Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, based on the Oscar-winning film on stage at the Ogunquit Playhouse August 10 to September 3.  BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati to Open 2016-17 Season with THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDEEnsemble Theatre Cincinnati to Open 2016-17 Season with THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati opens its 2016-2017 with a show-stopping, regional premiere of The Legend of Georgia McBride, an edgy and feel-good comedy by award-winning playwright Matthew Lopez. (more...)

Washington National Opera Announces Fifth Season of America Opera InitiativeWashington National Opera Announces Fifth Season of America Opera Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced full programming details for the fifth season of the American Opera Initiative, its comprehensive commissioning program that brings contemporary American stories to the stage while fostering the talents of rising American composers and librettists. For the first time, all of the program's world premiere operas will be presented during an American Opera Initiative Festival weekend, January 13-15, 2017 in the Kennedy Center Family Theater. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 8/17/2016 - SCHOOL OF ROCK Tributes Jimi Hendrix and More!Broadway AM Report, 8/17/2016 - SCHOOL OF ROCK Tributes Jimi Hendrix and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 17, 2016

Today's big news: SCHOOL OF ROCK star Brandon Niederauer celebrates Jimi Hendrix and more! (more...)

Sideshow Theatre Company Announces  2016/17 The Freshness Initiative Playwrights & New Company MembersSideshow Theatre Company Announces 2016/17 The Freshness Initiative Playwrights & New Company Members
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

As it embarks on its 10th Anniversary Season, Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to announce the playwrights for "The Freshness Initiative," the company's commissioning and new play development program, now in its third year. The 2016/17 season will feature public readings of brand new plays by J. Nicole Brooks, Selina Fillinger and Isaac Gomez. The readings will take place at Victory Gardens Theater during May, June and July of 2017. Two of the world premiere productions featured in Sideshow's 2016/17 Season were developed through "The Freshness Initiative," Philip Dawkins' The Happiest Place on Earth and Calamity West's Give It All Back. (more...)

American Theatre Wing to Honor Tony Winner Cicely Tyson at Fall GalaAmerican Theatre Wing to Honor Tony Winner Cicely Tyson at Fall Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

The American Theatre Wing has announced that its annual Gala, to be held on Monday, September 26, 2016 at The Plaza Hotel (Fifth Avenue at Central Park South), will honor legendary Tony Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson. (more...)

Baron Vaughn to Develop Comedy Set at AmphibianBaron Vaughn to Develop Comedy Set at Amphibian
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Amphibian Stage Productions (Kathleen Culebro, Artistic Director) will present comedian Baron Vaughn from Monday, August 29 to Saturday, September 3 at 8pm.  Mr. Vaughn will be the fifth artist in Amphibian's 2016 stand-up comedy series.  (more...)

Cast, Creatives Set for Tony-Winning Play ALL THE WAY at TheatreSquaredCast, Creatives Set for Tony-Winning Play ALL THE WAY at TheatreSquared
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

TheatreSquared today announced the full cast and creative team for Robert Schenkkan's multi-award-winning epic, All the Way, which broke two box office records in its 2015 Broadway debut and begins performances August 24 in Northwest Arkansas. (more...)

BWW Interview:  Liza Vann in IAGO at NJ RepBWW Interview: Liza Vann in IAGO at NJ Rep
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 12, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Liza Vann who will play Vivacity in James McLure's IAGO. Directed by the SuzAnne Barabas, the show will be performed at New Jersey Repertory Theatre from August 25th to September 25th. (more...)

BWW Contest: Win a Table for Two at SHOWBIZ AFTER HOURS with Nikki M. James, Max Von Essen, and Laura Michelle Kelly.BWW Contest: Win a Table for Two at SHOWBIZ AFTER HOURS with Nikki M. James, Max Von Essen, and Laura Michelle Kelly.
by BWW Contests - Aug 12, 2016

BroadwayWorld is giving you and a friend a chance to go to SHOWBIZ AFTER HOURS at Birdland Jazz Club Monday night! (August 15th, 2016). The winners will be comped a table for the event. There is a $10 food/drink minimum per person. (more...)

VIDEO: Makeup Artists Brian Strumwasser, Thelma Pollard Show How They're Changing The Faces of BroadwayVIDEO: Makeup Artists Brian Strumwasser, Thelma Pollard Show How They're Changing The Faces of Broadway
by Michael Dale - Aug 11, 2016

The newest video in the American Theatre Wing's 'Working In Theatre' series offers a fascinating look at the work of two Broadway makeup artists. (more...)

Serenbe's MISS SAIGON, Featuring Real Helicopter, Flattens Box Office RecordsSerenbe's MISS SAIGON, Featuring Real Helicopter, Flattens Box Office Records
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Serenbe Playhouse's Miss Saigon is crushing box office records and winning praise from critics and audiences alike. (more...)

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