Barrington Stage Company News

Austin Pendleton to Direct LUNA GALE at Cleveland Play HouseAustin Pendleton to Direct LUNA GALE at Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Cleveland Play House's (CPH) monumental 100th Season continues with the regional premiere of LUNA GALE. CPH welcomes back film and stage legend Austin Pendleton to direct this contemporary drama that begs the question 'To whom do you belong?' Written by Rebecca Gilman, recipient of the 2015 Roe Green Award, LUNA GALE runs February 27 - March 20 in the intimate Allen Theatre. (more...)

Casting for Barrington Stage Company's 2016 10X10 New Play Festival SetCasting for Barrington Stage Company's 2016 10X10 New Play Festival Set
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, has announced casting for the 10-minute plays for the 5th Annual 10X10 New Play Festival, with performances at BSC's St. Germain Stage (36 Linden Street)  February 11 through February 28, as part of the 2016 10X10 Upstreet Arts Festival. (more...)

PTC to Stage AN INSPECTOR CALLSPTC to Stage AN INSPECTOR CALLS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley, February 19 - March 5, 2016. (more...)

Barrington Stage Names New Artistic Associate/Director of New Play DevelopmentBarrington Stage Names New Artistic Associate/Director of New Play Development
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, has appointed Branden Huldeen as Artistic Associate/Director of New Play Development. Before joining the team at BSC, Branden was the New Works Director and Festival Producing Director for the National Alliance of Musical Theatre (NAMT), a member service organization devoted to the future of musical theatre around the world from 2008-2016. (more...)

Lineup Announced for 'Festival of the Emerging Musical' in PhiladelphiaLineup Announced for 'Festival of the Emerging Musical' in Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

The University of the Arts' Ira Brind School of Theater Arts announces the 2016 lineup for Polyphone, a "festival of the emerging musical" on the UArts campus in Philadelphia.  Running March 20-27, the 2016 the Polyphone festival produces staged concerts of new musicals and re-imagined canonical works offering professional composers, librettists and directors an opportunity to develop their work among the rich creative community of the Brind School at UArts.  The festival will program five musicals, including both classical and new works, with three performances each.   (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 24Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 24
by Audition Roundup - Jan 24, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 24, 2016 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

AMERICAN SON and DRY POWDER Tie for 2016 Laurents / Hatcher Foundation AwardAMERICAN SON and DRY POWDER Tie for 2016 Laurents / Hatcher Foundation Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Just announced, AMERICAN SON by Christopher Demos-Brown and DRY POWDER by Sarah Burgess have tied as recipients of the 2016 Laurents / Hatcher Foundation Award. The respective producing theaters will each receive $50,000 towards the production expenses of the premiere works. Burgess and Demos-Brown will each receive an award of $25,000.   (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Josh Rhodes, Denis Jones & More Join Creative Teams for The Muny's 2016 Season! Tickets on Sale, 3/5John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Josh Rhodes, Denis Jones & More Join Creative Teams for The Muny's 2016 Season! Tickets on Sale, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

BroadwayWorld and The Muny announces today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2016 Season, which opens on June 13 with The Wizard of Oz. (more...)

ON THE TOWN Team to Helm 'PENZANCE' as Part of Barrington Stage's 2016 Season; New Musical by Joe Iconis with Annie Golden & More Also on TapON THE TOWN Team to Helm 'PENZANCE' as Part of Barrington Stage's 2016 Season; New Musical by Joe Iconis with Annie Golden & More Also on Tap
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

The 2016 season at BSC will include the world premieres of two new musicals - Jonathan Larson Award winning composer Joe Iconis's Broadway Bounty Hunter and Presto Change-O, directed by Marc Bruni of Broadway's Beautiful The Carole King Musical, BroadwayWorld has learned. (more...)

Tony Winner Laura Benanti to Join Jennifer Holliday for 42West Concert Next WeekTony Winner Laura Benanti to Join Jennifer Holliday for 42West Concert Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Jacob Langfelder in partnership with Arts-For-All, Jill Bernard and Rashad Chambers will present a one night only concert featuring TONY and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Holliday along with the TONY Winning star of the upcoming Roundabout Theatre production of She Loves Me, Laura Benanti and The Color Purple¹s Rema Webb.  (more...)

Hampton Arts Welcomes New Artistic DirectorHampton Arts Welcomes New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Hampton Arts announced today the selection of Richard M. Parison, Jr. as its new Artistic Director, effective January 11, 2016.  The Artistic Director oversees the artistic, theatre and educational programming and activities of The American Theatre and The Charles H. Taylor Arts Center.  (more...)

Barrington Stage Company Sets Lineup for 2016 10X10 New Play FestivalBarrington Stage Company Sets Lineup for 2016 10X10 New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, announces the 10-minute plays for the 5th Annual 10X10 New Play Festival, part of the 2016 10X10 Upstreet Arts Festival. (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE's Rema Webb to Join Jennifer Holliday for Concert at 42WestTHE COLOR PURPLE's Rema Webb to Join Jennifer Holliday for Concert at 42West
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

acob Langfelder in partnership with Arts-For-All, Jill Bernard and Rashad Chambers will present a one night only concert featuring TONY and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Holliday along with The Color Purple¹s Rema Webb.  Julie (more...)

Tony Nominee Emily Skeggs Leads New Play Reading at Luna Stage TonightTony Nominee Emily Skeggs Leads New Play Reading at Luna Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Luna Stage presents a reading of Stephen Kaplan's new play, The Community, tonight, January 11th at 7:30pm as part of the New Moon Reading Series. (more...)

Serenbe Playhouse Launches 'New Territories' Playwriting Residency This JanuarySerenbe Playhouse Launches 'New Territories' Playwriting Residency This January
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

Serenbe Playhouse and AIR Serenbe (the artist in residence program at Serenbe) are proud to announce a new play development program unlike any other: the 1st Annual New Territories Playwriting Residency, a Writers-in-Residence Program for Outdoor, Site-Specific Plays. New Territories will bring three playwrights to Chattahoochee Hills, GA to develop new outdoor, site-specific theatre from January 17-30, 2016. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 3Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 3
by Audition Roundup - Jan 3, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 3, 2016 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Tony Nominee Emily Skeggs Leads New Play Reading at Luna StageTony Nominee Emily Skeggs Leads New Play Reading at Luna Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2016

Luna Stage presents a reading of Stephen Kaplan's new play, The Community, on Monday, January 11th at 7:30pm as part of the New Moon Reading Series. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: New Musicals at 54 Series - Jennifer Ashley Tepper Interviews Nick Blaemire & Kyle Jarrow About FALLOUTBWW Exclusive: New Musicals at 54 Series - Jennifer Ashley Tepper Interviews Nick Blaemire & Kyle Jarrow About FALLOUT
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Dec 30, 2015

New Musicals at 54 is a series presented by Feinstein's/ 54 Below Programming Director Jennifer Ashley Tepper. Some of the 10 new and diverse musicals by a selection of today's most talented writers have had out-of-town productions, some have had workshops… now's your chance to be first to see them in NYC! Join us at New Musicals at 54 for one-night-only concerts celebrating each new show with songs, behind-the-scenes stories, and all-star casts! (more...)

Annette O'Toole & Jeff McCarthy to Reprise Roles in The Public's SOUTHERN COMFORT; Full Cast SetAnnette O'Toole & Jeff McCarthy to Reprise Roles in The Public's SOUTHERN COMFORT; Full Cast Set
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

he Public Theaterannounced complete casting today for the new musical SOUTHERN COMFORT that tells the true story of a group of transgender friends living life on their own terms in the back hills of rural Georgia.  Directed by Thomas Caruso and based on the film by Kate Davis, SOUTHERN COMFORT features book and lyrics by Dan Collins and music by Julianne Wick Davis, and was conceived for the stage by Robert DuSold and Thomas Caruso. SOUTHERN COMFORT begins previews on Tuesday, February 23 and will run through Sunday, March 27 in The Public's Anspacher Theater, with an official press opening on Monday, March 7. Public Theater Member tickets and single tickets are available now. (more...)

Christian Conn and More to Lead Michael Kahn-Helmed THE METROMANIACS at The Old Globe; Cast Set!Christian Conn and More to Lead Michael Kahn-Helmed THE METROMANIACS at The Old Globe; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of THE METROMANIACS by supremely clever playwright David Ives (All in the Timing, Time Flies). This uproarious new 'translaptation' of a classic French farce, Alexis Piron's La Metromanie, will be directed by one of America's most renowned stage directors, Michael Kahn, presented in association with Shakespeare Theatre Company. (more...)

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