Ariel Dorfman News

BWW Reviews: PURGATORIO - A Story of Feeling and Reflection
by Brett Considine - Jul 25, 2014

Purgatorio is a dark story depicting some of the contradictions of love. Presented by 5Pound theatre and Attic Erratic, this show will shock and confront and in the process deliver an emotional theatre experience like few others. (more...)

Flat Earth Theatre to Stage PYGMALION, 8/22-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Exactly one century since its 1914 London premiere, Flat Earth Theatre presents PYGMALION, George Bernard Shaw's classic comedy of manners, newly adapted and directed by local fiction writer and Flat Earth Company Member Devon Jones. This irreverent reimagining of Shaw's time-tested story will run August 22nd - 30th, 2014, and will be the third and final production in Flat Earth's 2014 Season, "Literature in Dystopia." (more...)

From Sea to Shining Sea- Where to Find the Brightest Stars at Regional Theaters This Summer!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 15, 2014

New York City is the place where stars flock to take their turns on the grandest stages in the world. Throughout the past year, Broadway has welcomed such film and television stars as Daniel Radcliffe, Patrick Stewart, Bryan Cranston, Debra Messing and Ian McKellen, as well as a slew of celebrated Broadway favorites such as Sutton Foster, Audra McDonald, Neil Patrick Harris and many more. The Great White Way isn't the only place for stars to shine on stage though. During the summer months, many cherished performers travel to regional theatres around the country to share their extraordinary talents with the rest of America. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a roundup of this summer's starriest productions at a theatre near you! (more...)

DEATH AND THE MAIDEN, Starring Sandra Oh, Extends Through July 20 at Victory Gardens Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Due to early ticket demand, Victory Gardens Theater adds an additional week of performances to the run of Death and the Maiden by Ariel Dorfman, directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. Death and the Maiden now runs June 13 - July 20, 2014, with the press performance on June 20, 2014, at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Sandra Oh and More in DEATH AND THE MAIDEN at Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 2013-2014 season with Death and the Maiden by Ariel Dorfman, directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. Death and the Maiden runs now through July 13, 2014, with the press performance on June 20, 2014, at Victory Gardens Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. The cast of Death and the Maiden includes Raul Castillo, John Judd and Sandra Oh. Below, BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Victory Gardens Hosts Dynamic Public Programs Surrounding DEATH AND THE MAIDEN, 6/13-7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Victory Gardens Theater curates a special lineup of public programs in conjunction with its current production of Death and the Maiden by Ariel Dorfman, directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. Each special program explores the themes and issues tackled in Death and the Maiden, including political and cultural oppression, prisoner treatment and police brutality, genocide and violence against marginalized groups in society. Death and the Maiden features Sandra Oh, Raul Castillo and John Judd and runs June 13 - July 13, 2014, with the press performance on June 20, 2014, at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

THE COSBY SHOW's Malcolm-Jamal Warner to Star in GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER, 9/5-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Huntington Theatre Company announces that Malcolm-Jamal Warner, best known for his breakout role as Theo Huxtable, Bill Cosby's son on "The Cosby Show," will play Dr. John Prentice in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner in the Huntington's season opener September 5 - October 5, 2014 at the BU Theatre / Avenue of the Arts. Complete casting will be announced at a later date. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. (more...)

English Theatre Frankfurt bringt GHOST - THE MUSICAL nach Deutschland
by Iris Moebius - Jun 12, 2014

Das English Theatre Frankfurt hat sein Spielzeitprogramm fur 2014/2015 veroffentlicht und wartet im Bereich Musical mit einer Überraschung auf. Nachdem in den letzten beiden Jahren mit Sweet Charity und Saturday Night Fever Klassikernaufgefuhrt wurden, schlagt English Theater dieses Jahr eine andere Richtung ein und ist besonders stolz, dass es am 15. November 2014 die Deutschlandpremiere des Musicals „Ghost" zeigen kann. Nach dem Musicalerfolg mit „Saturday Night Fever" in der aktuellen Spielzeit, das uber 41.000 Besucher ins englischsprachige Theater lockte und somit in 138 Vorstellungen eine Auslastung von 99 Prozent erzielte, ist mit „Ghost" dem English Theatre ein weiterer Coup gelungen. (more...)

Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks in Buffalo, NY
by Mark C. Lloyd - Jun 03, 2014

Buffalo, New York has a heavy traffic of the arts during the fall, winter, spring and now with summer approaching it's still a busy time. (more...)

Summer Stages: BWW'S Top Summer Theatre Picks - Chicago!
by Elee Schrock - Jun 02, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com Chicago picks the top summer shows in and around the city. (more...)

Alexander Sharp & More to Star in CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME on Broadway; Full Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Casting has been announced for the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME (more...)

Raul Castillo & John Judd to Join Sandra Oh in Victory Gardens' DEATH AND THE MAIDEN this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2014

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 2013-2014 season with Death and the Maiden by Ariel Dorfman, directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. Death and the Maiden runs June 13 - July 13, 2014, with the press performance on June 20, 2014, at Victory Gardens Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. Tickets to Death and the Maiden go on sale to the public at noon on May 2, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: LA MUERTE Y LA DONCELLA Is Near Perfection at Kennedy Center
by Jennifer Perry - Mar 16, 2014

This one is for the books! (more...)

True Colors Theatre Presents Atlanta Premiere of RACE, Now thru 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company announce the upcoming Atlanta Premiere of David Mamet's Race directed by John Dillon. Race will run from today, February 25 - March 23, 2014 at Fulton County's Southwest Arts Center located at 915 New Hope Road, Atlanta, GA 30331. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Ashleigh Gray About FROM PAGE TO STAGE
by Carrie Dunn - Feb 24, 2014

Ashleigh Gray talks about featuring in this week's From Page to Stage showcase at the Landor Theatre as well as turning green to play Elphaba - and pink to play Stephanie in Cool Rider... (more...)

Kennedy Center Announces Lineup for WORLD STAGES: International Theater Festival 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will host 22 theatrical offerings from 20 different countries during WORLD STAGES: International Theater Festival 2014 that will run for three weeks March 10-30, 2014 throughout the Center. The international festival features contemporary theater works offering 13 fully staged productions, 4 theater-focused installations, 3 readings of new works, and 2 forums. From Olivier and Tony Award-winning puppetry to innovative perspectives on old classics, a diverse showcase of theatrical expression will be represented by countries spanning the globe including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, England, France, Iceland, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Mexico, Pakistan, Palestine, Scotland, South Africa, Sudan, Syria, and the United States. (more...)

Aria Entertainment Launches Kickstarter for From Page To Stage Fesitval
by BWW News Desk - Jan 02, 2014

Page To Stage is a season of new musical theatre dedicated to the showcasing of work in development to an audience, to garner feedback and create new opportunities for the artistes involved. Which will take place from 10th February until 9th March 2014 for a dedicated four-week period. (more...)

Spotlighters Theatre Presents DEATH AND THE MAIDEN by Ariel Dorfman, 10/18-11/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2013

Spotlighters Theatre presents Ariel Dorfman's play Death and the Maiden. It will run from Oct 18 to Nov 11 and is directed by Anthony Hinkle. Tickets are $20 Adults, $18 Seniors (60+), and $16 Student & Military. For more information, visit http://www.spotlighters.org/. (more...)

Sandra Oh to Star in DEATH AND THE MAIDEN at Victory Gardens Theater; 2013-14 Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 07, 2013

Victory Gardens Theater announces 2013-14 Season: the Co-World Premiere of Appropriate by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Gary Griffin, developed, in part, by IGNITION 2012 and presented in association with Actors Theatre of Louisville; the World Premiere of Victory Gardens Ensemble Playwright Marcus Gardley's The Gospel of Lovingkindess; and the classic Death and the Maiden by Ariel Dorfman, directed by Chay Yew and featuring Sandra Oh. (more...)

Photo Flash: Spotlighters Theatre's DEATH AND THE MAIDEN, Now Playing Through 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

Spotlighters Theatre presents Ariel Dorfman's play Death and the Maiden. The production is currently playing through Nov 11 and is directed by Anthony Hinkle. Tickets are $20 Adults, $18 Seniors (60+), and $16 Student & Military. For more information, visit http://www.spotlighters.org/. Check out a first look below! (more...)

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