American Theatre Wing News

Classical Theatre Company Announces 2017-2018 10th Anniversary Mainstage SeasonClassical Theatre Company Announces 2017-2018 10th Anniversary Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

A winner of the prestigious National Theatre Company Grant Award by the American Theatre Wing, Classical Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to announce the lineup for its 2017-2018 Mainstage Season. As the only professional theatre company in the State of Texas that solely produces classical drama on a year-round basis, CTC only produces plays that are 100 or more years old.   (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Being Nominated Is Good for Her-
 Rachel Bay Jones Reflects on Her DEAR EVAN HANSEN JourneyTony Awards Close-Up: Being Nominated Is Good for Her- Rachel Bay Jones Reflects on Her DEAR EVAN HANSEN Journey
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 8, 2017

According to Rachel Bay Jones, being nominated for a Tony isn't as nerve wracking as she thought, but just, 'a big party, where I get to see the people that I love.' Rachel is one of the many people nominated from DEAR EVAN HANSEN, where her performance earned her a Tony nomination for Featured Actress in a Musical. Below, watch as she chats about what it's like to work with Ben Platt and how much she loves her fellow cast mates!  (more...)

Exclusive Podcast & Video: Joel B. New Welcomes Heartbeat Opera's Louisa ProskeExclusive Podcast & Video: Joel B. New Welcomes Heartbeat Opera's Louisa Proske
by Something New - May 8, 2017

In Episode 507 of the Something New podcast, award-winning songwriter Joel B. New sat down with Louisa Proske, Founding Co-Artistic Director of Heartbeat Opera. Now entering its third season, Heartbeat Opera transforms great works of the operatic canon through visionary adaptations, radical arrangements for chamber ensembles, and intimate, visceral productions that put the singers and the instrumentalists at the center of the work. Heartbeat distills opera to its essence, and cultivates new audiences for the art form. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Johanna Day Is Digging Deeper Every Night at SWEATTony Awards Close-Up: Johanna Day Is Digging Deeper Every Night at SWEAT
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 7, 2017

Every night at Studio 54. Tony nominee Johanna Day digs a little bit deeper as Tracey, a factory worker in Reading, Pennsylvania. How does she give such a poignant performance and deal with the exhaustion of the season? She explains below! (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Globe, Oscar... Tony? Pasek & Paul Reflect on Their Dream Project- DEAR EVAN HANSENTony Awards Close-Up: Globe, Oscar... Tony? Pasek & Paul Reflect on Their Dream Project- DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 6, 2017

2017 has already brought them a Golden Globe and Academy Award. Will a Tony be next? Justin Pasek and Benj Paul continue their amazing year with a Tony nomination for their work on DEAR EVAN HANSEN- a musical that they've been working on for nearly a decade. Find out why the show means so much to them below! (more...)

American Blues Theater presents the Chicago Premiere of BEAUTY'S DAUGHTERAmerican Blues Theater presents the Chicago Premiere of BEAUTY'S DAUGHTER
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

American Blues Theater opens its 2017-2018 Season with the Chicago Premiere of Beauty's Daughter by Dael Orlandersmith and directed by Ron OJ Parson. Beauty's Daughter runs July 7 - August 5, 2017 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago.  The official press opening is Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

1812 Productions to Present AN EVENING WITHOUT THE BRITS1812 Productions to Present AN EVENING WITHOUT THE BRITS
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

1812 Productions will present An Evening Without The Brits, the newest creation in its long-running An Evening Without… series. An Evening Without The Brits features performances by Philadelphia favorites David Howey, Leonard Haas, Daniel Fredrick, and Tony Lawton in a collection of material spanning three decades of comedy from the UK. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Which Broadway Bestie is HELLO, DOLLY!'s Gavin Creel Happiest For? Find Out!Tony Awards Close-Up: Which Broadway Bestie is HELLO, DOLLY!'s Gavin Creel Happiest For? Find Out!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 5, 2017

As described by Gavin Creel himself, this Hello, Dolly! is a 'musical theatre miracle.' Equally miraculous is his performance as Cornelius Hackl, which just earned him a Tony nomination for Featured Actor in a Musical. Below, watch as he chats about the role, plus explains why he is extra-excited for one of his fellow nominees! (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Stephanie J. Block Is Happy to Share the Tonys Love with Her FALSETTOS FamilyTony Awards Close-Up: Stephanie J. Block Is Happy to Share the Tonys Love with Her FALSETTOS Family
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 4, 2017

Earlier this week, Stephanie J. Block picked up her second Tony nomination (the first was in 2013 for The Mystery of Edwin Drood) for her portrayal of Trina in Falsettos. Block is one of four in her company to earn a nod, and she couldn't be happier about it. Watch below as she tries to explain her love for her Falsettos family! (more...)

Christopher Chen Brings YOU MEAN TO DO ME HARM to The Rueff at A.C.T.'s Strand TheaterChristopher Chen Brings YOU MEAN TO DO ME HARM to The Rueff at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

San Francisco Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) continues its 2016-2017 Sandbox Series for new works with the World Premiere of You Mean to Do Me Harm, written by acclaimed playwright and winner of the 2017 Lanford Wilson Award Christopher Chen. (more...)

OSF-Commissions SWEAT and iNDECENT Earn Tony Award Nominations for Best PlayOSF-Commissions SWEAT and iNDECENT Earn Tony Award Nominations for Best Play
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The American Theatre Wing nominated two plays commissioned by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival for 2017 Tony Awards today, including Best Play. Commissioned through OSF's American Revolutions: The United States History Cycle, Sweat by Lynn Nottage and Indecent by Paula Vogel each received three nominations. (more...)

Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2017 Tony Nominees!Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2017 Tony Nominees!
by Matt Tamanini - May 2, 2017

The 2017 Tony nominations were announced this morning. If you haven't checked them out yet, what are you waiting for?! CLICK HERE to check out a full list of this year's nominees, and HERE for reactions from the lucky few! (more...)

Elizabeth A. Davis, Vincent Rodriguez III and More to Perform at Prospect's 2017 Penthouse GalaElizabeth A. Davis, Vincent Rodriguez III and More to Perform at Prospect's 2017 Penthouse Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Prospect Theater Company has announced the lineup of performers for its 2017 Annual Gala event, 'Prospect at the Penthouse: Reaching New Heights,' to be held on Monday, May 8, 2017 from 6 - 10pm at Manhattan Penthouse (80 Fifth Avenue). (more...)

Carnegie Mellon Drama Alumni Nominated for 2017 Tony AwardsCarnegie Mellon Drama Alumni Nominated for 2017 Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

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Gareth Fry and Pete Malkin to Be Honored with 2017 Special Tony Awards for THE ENCOUNTERGareth Fry and Pete Malkin to Be Honored with 2017 Special Tony Awards for THE ENCOUNTER
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The Tony Awards® Administration Committee has announced that Gareth Fry and Pete Malkin will be presented a Special Tony Award for their outstanding Sound Design on The Encounter.   (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Honored with 2017 Regional Theatre Tony AwardDallas Theater Center Honored with 2017 Regional Theatre Tony Award
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that based on the recommendation by the American Theatre Critics Association, that the Dallas Theater Center in Dallas, TX, will be the recipient of the 2017 Regional Theatre Tony Award. (more...)

Bryan Batt to Host The Actors Fund's Tonys Viewing Party in L.A.Bryan Batt to Host The Actors Fund's Tonys Viewing Party in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The Actors Fund announced today that Bryan Batt will host the 21st Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party honoring Tony Award winning actress and recording artist Betty Buckley on Sunday, June 11, 2017 (3:30-8:00pm) at Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. (more...)

Rulings Roundup: Recap the Decisions of the Tony Awards Administration Committee from the 2016-17 Season!Rulings Roundup: Recap the Decisions of the Tony Awards Administration Committee from the 2016-17 Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has been meeting all year to discuss the eligibility of the 2016-17 Broadway productions all leading up to Tuesdays big announcement... the Tony nominations. (more...)

Broadway Entertainers from Around the World Come Together For Broadway in the HOODBroadway Entertainers from Around the World Come Together For Broadway in the HOOD
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

From Broadway with Love: Honoring The Shoulders We Stand On, is a celebration unlike any other! (more...)

Tony Awards Administration Committee Makes Final Rulings of the Season on ANASTASIA, AMELIE, GROUNDHOG DAY & More!Tony Awards Administration Committee Makes Final Rulings of the Season on ANASTASIA, AMELIE, GROUNDHOG DAY & More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the fourth and final time this season and confirmed the eligibility of 16 Broadway productions for the 2017 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards®, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Tony Awards Administration Committee met a total of four times throughout the 2016-2017 season to decide the eligibility for the 71st Annual Tony Awards. (more...)

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