Atlantic Theatre Company News

Jiehae Park, Lauren Yee, Emily Morse, Abigail Katz and More Among Judges for Samuel French's 42nd Off Off Broadway Short Play FestivalJiehae Park, Lauren Yee, Emily Morse, Abigail Katz and More Among Judges for Samuel French's 42nd Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Samuel French has assembled a distinguished judging panel including playwrights Jiehae Park, James Hindman, Lauren Yee and Rachel Bonds; Artistic Directors Andrew Leynse (Primary Stages), Jonathan Silverstein (Keen Company), Susan Westfall (City Theatre, Miami), Emily Morse (New Dramatists) and Ciera Iverson (National Alliance of Musical Theatres); and industry professionals John Clinton Eisner (The Lark), Michael Walkup (Page 73), Abigail Katz (Atlantic Theater Company). (more...)

The NNPN RWP of HALFTIME WITH DON Kicks Off at New Jersey Rep This Saturday!The NNPN RWP of HALFTIME WITH DON Kicks Off at New Jersey Rep This Saturday!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, celebrates the launch of the Rolling World Premiere Halftime with Don by Ken Weitzman at New Jersey Repertory Company. The play will receive a total of three distinct NNPN RWP productions in a 12-month period, rolling through Core Members New Jersey Repertory Company (Long Branch; June 24-July 30, 2017), Phoenix Theatre (Indianapolis, IN; October 25-November 19, 2017), and B Street Theatre (Sacramento, CA; 2018). Halftime with Don was a finalist for the 2015 National Showcase of New Plays and is NNPN's 65th Rolling World Premiere. (more...)

Works by Nwandu, Jung, Colon and More Set for IGNITION Festival 2017 at Victory GardensWorks by Nwandu, Jung, Colon and More Set for IGNITION Festival 2017 at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater announces the lineup for the 2017 IGNITION Festival of New Plays, including Tuvalu, or The Saddest Song by Antoinette Nwandu; This Land Was Made by Tori Sampson; Spin Moves by Ken Weitzman; Tell Them I'm Still Young by Julia Doolittle; Wolf Play by Hansol Jung; and Suspension by Kristiana Rae Colon. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Ken Weitzman and HALFTIME WITH DON at NJ  Rep 6/22 to 7/30BWW Interview: Playwright Ken Weitzman and HALFTIME WITH DON at NJ Rep 6/22 to 7/30
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 12, 2017

Broadwayworld.com interviewed playwright Ken Weitzman about his career and the upcoming show at NJ Rep, 'Halftime with Don.' Directed by Kent Nicholson, the play will be on the Long Branch Stage from 6/22 to 7/30. (more...)

Jen Danby's CALIFORNIA GIRL: BEING MICHELLE PFEIFFER and FARRAH Coming to NYC This JulyJen Danby's CALIFORNIA GIRL: BEING MICHELLE PFEIFFER and FARRAH Coming to NYC This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce a two-dates-only double feature performance on Saturday, July 8th and Saturday, July 15th of CALIFORNIA GIRL: BEING MICHELLE PFEIFFER and of FARRAH about '70s superstar Farrah Fawcett. (more...)

Heidi Armbruster and More to Lead AT THE OLD PLACE World Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse; Cast, Creatives Set!Heidi Armbruster and More to Lead AT THE OLD PLACE World Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of At the Old Place, by Rachel Bonds, directed by Playhouse Associate Artistic Director Jaime Castañeda, running in the Mandell Weiss Forum July 5 - 31. (more...)

Casting Complete for BROADWAY DREAMS SING DREW FORNAROLA at Green Room 42Casting Complete for BROADWAY DREAMS SING DREW FORNAROLA at Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Broadway Dreams Foundation alumni Sidney DuPont (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Rachael Washington, and current student Dylan Christopher Gibson join the previously announced cast of Broadway faculty, alumni, and students for the June 12th Concert at Green Room 42. (more...)

LOVER LOVER to Debut at the 2017 Toronto Fringe FestivalLOVER LOVER to Debut at the 2017 Toronto Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Lover Lover is a story on an old theme with a new spin. It is a story about unrequited love, but it is also a story about identity, sexuality, polyamory, and about the limitations and possibilities of love. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New Village Arts & Intrepid's BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORYPhoto Flash: First Look at New Village Arts & Intrepid's BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

New Village Arts and Intrepid Theatre Company present a co-production of BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY, the award-winning rock and roll musical, which is having a summertime run at both Intrepid's Horton Grand Theatre and NVA's mainstage in Carlsbad. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Abingdon Theatre's Ghostlight Reading Series to Continue with THE SUBJECT and CARLO AT THE WEDDINGAbingdon Theatre's Ghostlight Reading Series to Continue with THE SUBJECT and CARLO AT THE WEDDING
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company continues its Ghostlight Reading Series with readings of THE SUBJECT by Chisa Hutchinson and directed by Jade King Carroll on Monday, June 5th at 7pm and CARLO AT THE WEDDING by Bryna Turner and directed by Jenna Worsham on Monday, June 12th at 7pm. (more...)

Alex Newell, Ryann Redmond to Headline BROADWAY DREAMS SING DREW FORNAROLA at Green Room 42Alex Newell, Ryann Redmond to Headline BROADWAY DREAMS SING DREW FORNAROLA at Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Broadway Dreams and writer Drew Fornarola (STRAIGHT, Claudio Quest) will team up to present an evening of songs from Fornarola's musicals at the beautiful new Green Room 42 on 42nd Street. The event will be held on June 12th at 8pm and will help kick off the Broadway Dreams New York City Musical Theatre Intensive. Tickets are $20. (more...)

J.R.R. Tolkien's Great Grandson to Bring New Play TEREZIN Off-BroadwayJ.R.R. Tolkien's Great Grandson to Bring New Play TEREZIN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Steinberg Theater Group announced today that TEREZIN, written and directed by Nicholas Tolkien, the great grandson of novelist J.R.R. Tolkien (The Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings trilogy), will make its world premiere at New York's Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 W. 42nd Street, 4th Floor) for a strictly limited engagement beginning Tuesday, June 13 through Sunday, July 2, 2017. Opening Night is set for Tuesday, June 20 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Breaking: Stars from GREAT COMET, ANASTASIA, MISS SAIGON & More Earn 2017 Theatre World Awards!Breaking: Stars from GREAT COMET, ANASTASIA, MISS SAIGON & More Earn 2017 Theatre World Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors (Dale Badway, President), and The Dorothy Loudon Foundation (Lionel Larner, Executive Director), have announced the 2017 Theatre World Award Honorees for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance, the 9th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award Honoree for Excellence in the Theater and the 5th Annual John Willis Award Honoree for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre who will be celebrated at the 73rd Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony on Monday evening, June 5, 2017 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at The Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street), current home of The Great Comet, recipient of 12 Tony Award nominations including Best Musical. (more...)

Educational Theatre Association Announces First Sponsor of Commissioned Play ProgramEducational Theatre Association Announces First Sponsor of Commissioned Play Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The Educational Theatre Association is pleased to announce that Dramatists Play Service is now a sponsor of their commissioned play program. (more...)

New Village Arts and Intrepid Theatre Co-Produce BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORYNew Village Arts and Intrepid Theatre Co-Produce BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2017

New Village Arts and Intrepid Theatre Company announce a co-production of BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY, the award-winning rock and roll musical, which will have a summertime run at both Intrepid's Horton Grand Theatre and NVA's mainstage in Carlsbad. (more...)

Thrilling New Mystery HOLMES AND WATSON to Premiere at Arizona Theatre CompanyThrilling New Mystery HOLMES AND WATSON to Premiere at Arizona Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Even after his supposed "death" at Reichenbach Falls, the great detective kept his hold on the world through the frauds, fakes and charlatans claiming to be him, forcing the loyal Dr. Watson to find the truth in Arizona Theatre Company's world premiere of Jeffrey Hatcher's Holmes and Watson. (more...)

Photo Flash: LPTW Honor Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Liesl Tommy and More at 2017 Awards CelebrationPhoto Flash: LPTW Honor Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Liesl Tommy and More at 2017 Awards Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

On Friday, March 31, 2017, The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, is pleased to recognize the talents of six outstanding women: Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Lilieana Blain-Cruz, Liesl Tommy, Jess Chayes and Emily Simoness. (more...)

World Premiere of SHARON AND ROMAN Begins Next MonthWorld Premiere of SHARON AND ROMAN Begins Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce the world premiere of SHARON AND ROMAN, a new part of the Sharon Tate Quadrilogy beginning with the solo piece SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN, and with four total parts, CHARLIE AND SHARON, SHARON AND MIA (in development), and now the newest, ROMAN AND SHARON, about the marriage of actress and model Sharon Tate and director Roman Polanski. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Relive the Past Performances of the Cast of THE PRICEBWW Flashback: Relive the Past Performances of the Cast of THE PRICE
by Danielle Ashley - Mar 18, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Mark Ruffalo, Tony Shalhoub, Jessica Hecht and Danny DeVito in a new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's The Price, directed by Steppenwolf Theatre Company co-founder, Terry Kinney. In anticipation of opening night, get to know more about the cast! (more...)

LABAlive presents LABAlive Two: OTHERS 3/16LABAlive presents LABAlive Two: OTHERS 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

LABAlive presents LABAlive Two: Others on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 7:30pm in the Theater at the 14th Street Y for an evening of literature, dance, theatre, and subversive teachings exploring the theme of OTHER. The evening will feature teachings by LABA Scholar Ruby Namdar and works-in-progress by LABA fellows Hadar Ahuvia, Abigail Katz, and Gordon Haber. Experience the power of ancient text through a modern lens as the fellows question, challenge, and make meaning through new, provocative art. This unique evening blends artistic disciplines with wine, nosh, and learning for a truly special event. (more...)

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