American Theatre Wing News

Dark Comedy DETROIT to Open at TheatreSquared, 2/1Dark Comedy DETROIT to Open at TheatreSquared, 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

The incendiary dark comedy Detroit - a Pulitzer Prize finalist, New York Times Critics' Pick, and Obie Award-winner for Best New American Play - begins a four-week run February 1 at TheatreSquared. The production is directed by Southern Repertory Theatre Producing Artistic Director Aimee Hayes. (more...)

Tony Awards & Yangaroo Enter Multi-Year Digital Platform AgreementTony Awards & Yangaroo Enter Multi-Year Digital Platform Agreement
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

YANGAROO Inc., the industry's leading secure digital media management and distribution company, today announced a multi-year agreement with Tony Awards Productions (TAP) to provide the YANGAROO Awards state of the art digital platform to determine nominees and winners for the Tony Awards beginning in 2017. (more...)

Chance Theater to Stage West Coast Premiere of Video Game Musical CLAUDIO QUESTChance Theater to Stage West Coast Premiere of Video Game Musical CLAUDIO QUEST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce its West Coast premiere production of ... Claudio Quest. With music, lyrics and book by Drew Fornarola and Marshall Pailet, direction by Pailet, choreography by Maxx Reed and musical direction by Ryan O'Connell, Claudio Quest will preview from tonight, January 27, through February 3; regular performances will begin February 4 and continue through February 26 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage. (more...)

Breaking: Tonys Awards Determine Eligibility for DEAR EVAN HANSEN, THE GREAT COMET & MoreBreaking: Tonys Awards Determine Eligibility for DEAR EVAN HANSEN, THE GREAT COMET & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

The productions discussed were The Encounter; Holiday Inn; Oh, Hello on Broadway; Heisenberg; The Cherry Orchard; The Front Page; Falsettos; Les Liaisons Dangereuses; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812; A Bronx Tale; Dear Evan Hansen; In Transit; and The Present. (more...)

SIX CORNERS, BEAUTY'S DAUGHTER, BUDDY and More on Tap for American Blues Theater's 2017-18 SeasonSIX CORNERS, BEAUTY'S DAUGHTER, BUDDY and More on Tap for American Blues Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

American Blues Theater, under the continued leadership of Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, announces the lineup for its 2017 - 2018 Season, 'The Beat Goes On.' (more...)

Chance Theater Proudly Presents THE LITTLE PRINCEChance Theater Proudly Presents THE LITTLE PRINCE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce the first show in its third season of Theater for Young Audiences… The Little Prince. Written by Rick Cummins and John Scoullar, based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, and directed by Darryl B. Hovis, The Little Prince will preview from February 17 through February 25; regular performances will begin February 25 and continue through March 5 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Fyda-Mar Stage. (more...)

Pig Iron Theatre Company's New Symphonic Theater Show to Meditate on Climate ChangePig Iron Theatre Company's New Symphonic Theater Show to Meditate on Climate Change
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Pig Iron Theatre Company, the internationally acclaimed, Philadelphia-based organization, has announced A Period of Animate Existence, an ambitious new multimedia production that meditates on perhaps the most pressing issue facing this and future generations-climate change, which threatens to result in the loss of 20-50% of all living species on earth-and asks, "How do we contemplate the future in such a moment?" (more...)

Golden Thread Productions Announces 2017 SeasonGolden Thread Productions Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Golden Thread Productions, the first American theatre company devoted to the Middle East, continues the celebration of its 20th anniversary with an ambitious and truly international season of new work featuring artists and stories from or about Iran, Syria, Afghanistan, Palestine, Turkey, Iraq, Armenia, Japan, England, and the U.S. (more...)

American Blues Theater Selects Idris Goodwin as the Recipient of the 2017 National Blue Ink Playwriting AwardAmerican Blues Theater Selects Idris Goodwin as the Recipient of the 2017 National Blue Ink Playwriting Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity Ensemble, under the continued leadership of Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, has named Idris Goodwin the winner of the 2017 National Blue Ink Playwriting Award. Goodwin's play, HYPE MAN, was selected from a pool 543 submissions. As part of the award, Goodwin receives a $1,000 cash prize and the opportunity to further develop his script with American Blues Theater. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 1/10/2017 - 1/17/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 1/10/2017 - 1/17/2017
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 1/10/2017 - 1/17/2017. (more...)

Dark Comedy DETROIT to Open Next Month at TheatreSquaredDark Comedy DETROIT to Open Next Month at TheatreSquared
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The incendiary dark comedy Detroit - a Pulitzer Prize finalist, New York Times Critics' Pick, and Obie Award-winner for Best New American Play - begins a four-week run February 1 at TheatreSquared. The production is directed by Southern Repertory Theatre Producing Artistic Director Aimee Hayes. (more...)

ArtsWest Joins THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECTArtsWest Joins THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

ArtsWest will participate in the GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT, a nation-wide event on January 19, 2017 for theatres and arts organizations to reaffirm a commitment to values of inclusion, participation and compassion for everyone - regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. (more...)

Life Is Beautiful! Roundabout's CABARET to Play the Princess of Wales Theatre This WinterLife Is Beautiful! Roundabout's CABARET to Play the Princess of Wales Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

David Mirvish will present the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET. CABARET will play a strictly one-week engagement, February 14 - 19 at the Princess of Wales Theatre. (more...)

Breaking News: The Tony Awards Will Return to Radio City Music Hall in 2017!Breaking News: The Tony Awards Will Return to Radio City Music Hall in 2017!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The American Theatre Wing's 71st Annual Tony Awards® will return to a historic venue, Radio City Music Hall, in 2017. The awards will air live on Sunday, June 11, 2017, (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network and CBS All Access. (more...)

70th Annual Tony Awards Nab Director's Guild Award Nomination70th Annual Tony Awards Nab Director's Guild Award Nomination
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Glenn Weiss and the directing team of the 70th Annual Tony Awards, have been nominated for a Director's Guild Award in the category of Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports-Specials. This is Weiss' 13th DGA Award nomination. (more...)

American Blues Theater Presents the Chicago Premiere of THE COLUMNISTAmerican Blues Theater Presents the Chicago Premiere of THE COLUMNIST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

American Blues Theater continues its 2016-2017 Season with the Chicago Premiere of The Columnist by David Auburn and directed by Keira Fromm. The Columnist runs February 17 - April 1, 2017 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago.   (more...)

Broken Box Mime's SEE REVERSE Set for A.R.T./New York's Inaugural SeasonBroken Box Mime's SEE REVERSE Set for A.R.T./New York's Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Chosen as part of A.R.T./New York's inaugural season, Broken Box Mime Theater presents SEE REVERSE, a crop of new, short plays devised by its resident ensemble of innovative art-makers, which begins previews on Friday, February 17th and opens on Tuesday, February 21st at the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre at the A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street and 10th Avenue). (more...)

Williamston Theater Starts 2017 With A World PremiereWilliamston Theater Starts 2017 With A World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Mid-Michigan's award winning professional theatre company, Williamston Theatre, located at 122 S. Putnam Street in downtown Williamston, starts 2017 with the World Premiere of A Painted Window by Christy Hall.  Performances begin Thursday, January 26 and run through Sunday, February 26.  Tickets go on sale Tuesday, January 10 at Noon. (more...)

The House Theatre of Chicago Announces New Company MembersThe House Theatre of Chicago Announces New Company Members
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The House Theatre of Chicago is proud to announce the addition of seven new artists to the critically-acclaimed and award-winning company.  The new Company Members include Kara Davidson, Elana Elyce, Ben Hertel, Derek Matson, Matthew Muñiz, Ericka Ratcliff and Vanessa Stalling. (more...)

Video Game Musical CLAUDIO QUEST to Make West Coast Debut at Chance TheaterVideo Game Musical CLAUDIO QUEST to Make West Coast Debut at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce its West Coast premiere production of ... Claudio Quest. With music, lyrics and book by Drew Fornarola and Marshall Pailet, direction by Pailet, choreography by Maxx Reed and musical direction by Ryan O'Connell, Claudio Quest will preview from January 27 through February 3; regular performances will begin February 4 and continue through February 26 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage. (more...)

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