American Theatre Wing News

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Announces Recipient of Zelda Fichandler AwardStage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Announces Recipient of Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces that Lisa Portes is the recipient of the 2016 Zelda Fichandler Award, which recognizes an outstanding director or choreographer who is transforming the regional arts landscape through singular creativity and artistry in the theatre. The award heralds accomplishment to date and promise for the future, artistic vision, and deep commitment to a region outside of New York. It carries an unrestricted grant of $5,000 to the individual recipient. (more...)

TheatreSquared Presents Sharp and Funny Drama I AND YOUTheatreSquared Presents Sharp and Funny Drama I AND YOU
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

TheatreSquared today announced the cast for Lauren Gunderson's critically acclaimed new drama, I And You, which begins performances October 12 in Northwest Arkansas. This "sharp and funny, buoyant" (Washington Post) new drama about the existential crisis of being an almost-adult is the winner of 2014 American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award. Classmates but virtual strangers, Caroline and Anthony are thrust together by a school project - which, he sheepishly tells her, is due tomorrow. (more...)

Guest List Complete for ABIGAIL'S PARTY Off-BroadwayGuest List Complete for ABIGAIL'S PARTY Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

The Barrow Group, in association with The Pond Theatre Company, will present the first show of the 2016/17 season, ABIGAIL'S PARTY, written by Oscar nominee Mike Leigh (Secrets and Lies). (more...)

I AND YOU Opens This Week at TheatreSquaredI AND YOU Opens This Week at TheatreSquared
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

 Lauren Gunderson's critically acclaimed new drama, I And You, opens this week at TheatreSquared, with two specially priced previews on October 12 and 13 and a celebratory opening night on October 14. This "sharp and funny, buoyant" (Washington Post) new drama about the existential crisis of being an almost-adult is the winner of 2014 American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award. Performances are scheduled for October 12-November 6, 2016, with tickets ($15-$45) available at theatre2.org or (479) 443-5600. (more...)

The Mad Ones' MILES FOR MARY to Premiere at The Bushwick StarrThe Mad Ones' MILES FOR MARY to Premiere at The Bushwick Starr
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

The Bushwick Starr will present the world premiere of MILES FOR MARY, created by The Mad Ones, directed by Lila Neugebauer -- a bittersweet missive about endurance and surrender. (more...)

MISS SAIGON's Devin Ilaw and More to Perform on SOMETHING NEW LivestreamMISS SAIGON's Devin Ilaw and More to Perform on SOMETHING NEW Livestream
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

The Season 4 finale of Joel B. New's musical theatre podcast 'Something New' will take to the stage in the form of a livestream concert today, October 8th at 7pm EST. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Möst announce further details of their new production of Debussy's Pelléas and Mélisande.  The impressionistic French opera, with its luminous and hypnotic score, is being presented at Severance Hall this coming spring, with performances May 2, 4, and 6, 2017.  The creative team for this brand-new, made-for-Cleveland production is being led by Director Yuval Sharon working with Set Designer Mimi Lien, Lighting and Projection Designer Jason Thompson, Choreographer Danielle Agami, and Costume Designer Ann Closs-Farley. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

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TONY AWARDS CONCERT IN TOKYO Stars Matthew Morrison, Kelli O'Hara and Yoshio InoueTONY AWARDS CONCERT IN TOKYO Stars Matthew Morrison, Kelli O'Hara and Yoshio Inoue
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

WOWOW, Japan's leading premium pay TV broadcaster, announced today that Matthew Morrison ("Finding Neverland" "South Pacific," "Hairspray"), Kelli O'Hara ("The King and I") and well-known Japanese actor Yoshio Inoue have signed on as headline performers for WOWOW's highly anticipated "Tony Awards Concert In Tokyo," which will take place on March 18th, 2017. (more...)

Sarah Ruhl's New Play SCENES FROM COURT LIFE Opens Yale Rep's 50th Season TonightSarah Ruhl's New Play SCENES FROM COURT LIFE Opens Yale Rep's 50th Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Yale Repertory Theatre, celebrating 50 years of daring artists, bold choices, and adventurous audiences, presents the world premiere of Scenes from Court Life, or the whipping boy and his prince by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Mark Wing-Davey, now through October 22 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is tonight, October 6. (more...)

Classical Theatre Company Receives American Theatre Wing GrantClassical Theatre Company Receives American Theatre Wing Grant
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Classical Theatre Company has announced that the American Theatre Wing, best known as the creator of the Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards, is awarding the Classical Theatre Company with one of the 2016 National Theatre Company grants. (more...)

MISS SAIGON's Devin Ilaw and More to Perform on SOMETHING NEW LivestreamMISS SAIGON's Devin Ilaw and More to Perform on SOMETHING NEW Livestream
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

The Season 4 finale of Joel B. New's musical theatre podcast 'Something New' will take to the stage in the form of a livestream concert on Saturday, October 8th at 7pm EST. (more...)

NNPN Sets 15th Annual National Showcase of New PlaysNNPN Sets 15th Annual National Showcase of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, is pleased to present the 15th annual National Showcase of New Plays (NSNP). (more...)

1812 Productions Receives Recognition from The American Theatre Wing1812 Productions Receives Recognition from The American Theatre Wing
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

1812 Productions is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of the one of the 2016 National Theatre Company grants awarded by the American Theatre Wing, best known as the creator of the Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awa (more...)

Chance Theater Receives Recognition from American Theatre WingChance Theater Receives Recognition from American Theatre Wing
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Chance Theater is pleased to announce that the American Theatre Wing, best known as the creator of the Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards, is awarding the Company with one of the 2016 National Theatre Company grants. (more...)

BEDLAM Wins 2016 National Theatre Company Grant from American Theatre WingBEDLAM Wins 2016 National Theatre Company Grant from American Theatre Wing
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

BEDLAM is pleased to announce that the American Theatre Wing, best known as the creator of the Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards, is awarding the Company with one of the 2016 National Theatre Company grants. (more...)

American Theatre Wing Doles Out 2016 Grants to Stages in Chicago, NYC, Houston, San Diego, Charleston & MoreAmerican Theatre Wing Doles Out 2016 Grants to Stages in Chicago, NYC, Houston, San Diego, Charleston & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

The American Theatre Wing has announced the recipients of its 2016 National Theatre Company Grants. (more...)

The Mad Ones' MILES FOR MARY to Premiere at The Bushwick StarrThe Mad Ones' MILES FOR MARY to Premiere at The Bushwick Starr
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

The Bushwick Starr will present the world premiere of MILES FOR MARY, created by The Mad Ones, directed by Lila Neugebauer -- a bittersweet missive about endurance and surrender. (more...)

Prospect Theater to Continue 2016 IGNITE Series with 35MM and STRIKING 12 in ConcertProspect Theater to Continue 2016 IGNITE Series with 35MM and STRIKING 12 in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director, and Melissa Huber, Managing Director, continues its 2016 IGNITE Series with two special one-night-only events at The Times Center (242 West 41st Street, NYC). (more...)

Sarah Ruhl's New Play SCENES FROM COURT LIFE Opens Yale Rep's 50th Anniversary Season TonightSarah Ruhl's New Play SCENES FROM COURT LIFE Opens Yale Rep's 50th Anniversary Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Yale Repertory Theatre, celebrating 50 years of daring artists, bold choices, and adventurous audiences, presents the world premiere of Scenes from Court Life, or the whipping boy and his prince by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Mark Wing-Davey, tonight, September 30, through October 22 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 6. (more...)

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