Beau Willimon News

Atlantic Theater Company's MARIE AND ROSETTA Extended Two WeeksAtlantic Theater Company's MARIE AND ROSETTA Extended Two Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce that the world premiere production of George Brant's play with music, Marie and Rosetta, starring Kecia Lewis (Mother Courage, Once on This Island) andRebecca Naomi Jones (American Idiot, Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe, has been extended an additional two weeks due to popular demand following opening last night to positive reviews. (more...)

MARIE AND ROSETTA Extends by Two Weeks Off-BroadwayMARIE AND ROSETTA Extends by Two Weeks Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company has announced that the world premiere production of George Brant's play with music, Marie and Rosetta, starring Kecia Lewis (Mother Courage, Once on This Island) and Rebecca Naomi Jones (American Idiot, Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe, has been extended an additional two weeks due to popular demand following opening last night to positive reviews. (more...)

Austin Film Festival Announces Full Film and Conference ScheduleAustin Film Festival Announces Full Film and Conference Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Austin Film Festival & Screenwriters Conference (AFF), the premier film festival recognizing the writers' contributions to film, television, and new media, announced today the full schedule of films and panels for the 23rd annual Festival (more...)

'Made In NY Writers Room' Program Aims to Amp Up Diversity in TV Writing'Made In NY Writers Room' Program Aims to Amp Up Diversity in TV Writing
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME), the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) today announced the launch of the Made in NY Writers Room. (more...)

Tony Shalhoub, John Cariani, Katrina Lenk and More to Lead THE BAND'S VISIT Premiere at Atlantic Theater CompanyTony Shalhoub, John Cariani, Katrina Lenk and More to Lead THE BAND'S VISIT Premiere at Atlantic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company just announced casting for the world premiere musical The Band's Visit, directed by Lortel and Obie Award winner David Cromer and featuring a book by Drama Desk Award nominee Itamar Moses, an original score by three-time Tony Award nominee David Yazbekand choreography by Lee Sher. (more...)

Political Drama From the Author of House of Cards Hits the Conejo Players StagePolitical Drama From the Author of House of Cards Hits the Conejo Players Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

From Beau Willimon, the creator of HBO's House of Cards, comes a political drama just in time for the 2016 Presidential election. (more...)

The Flea to Premiere New Adaptation of THE TROJAN WOMENThe Flea to Premiere New Adaptation of THE TROJAN WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The Flea Theater presents the New York premiere of Ellen McLaughlin's adaptation of THE TROJAN WOMEN. It will be directed by Resident Director Anne Cecelia Haney, featuring members of The Bats, The Flea's resident acting company. Previews begin Wednesday, August 24th with opening night slated for Thursday, September 1st. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre Sets 35th SeasonStage Left Theatre Sets 35th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Stage Left Theatre is pleased to announce the programming for its 35th season. The season begins with the world premiere of The Bottle Tree by Beth Kander directed by ensemble member Amy Szerlong. The Bottle Tree was developed through Stage Left's Downstage Left program, at the Ashland New Plays Festival and and has received an Honorable Mention on The Kilroys List for the past two years. Next, in the winter, Stage Left and Cor Theatre present a co-production of What of the Night? by Maria Irene Fornes, directed by Carlos Murillo. This epic meditation on poverty in America was a Pultizer finalist in 1990. Cor Theatre Artistic Director Tosha Fowler says of the partnership, 'With admiration for Stage Left's longevity and the exciting opportunities they provide to artists through their strong commitment to mission, we at Cor are thrilled to announce a collaboration of theatre that is bound to leave you breathless. Combining Stage Left's strength with our fearless aesthetic, Fornes' poetically primal voice, and Carlos Murillo's passionate vision, What of the Night is going to be our biggest leap yet.' Finally, the company will present LeapFest, its annual developmental festival featuring workshop productions of new plays, at a time to be announced later. (more...)

Sundance Institute Sets Projects for Screenwriters Lab, Documentary Edit and Story Labs & New Theatre-Makers ResidencySundance Institute Sets Projects for Screenwriters Lab, Documentary Edit and Story Labs & New Theatre-Makers Residency
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

Sundance Institute has selected 25 projects to participate in its Screenwriters Lab, Documentary Edit and Story Labs and new Theatre-Makers Residency, which will take place concurrently this summer in the mountains of the Sundance Resort in Utah. The confluence of these three artist development programs will provide Fellows the unprecedented opportunity to experience portions of the other Labs and will support a cross-pollination of creativity and personal expression across different storytelling forms. (more...)

Playwright, Neuroscientist, RADIOLAB Host Set for MTC's INCOGNITO PanelPlaywright, Neuroscientist, RADIOLAB Host Set for MTC's INCOGNITO Panel
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club, in partnership with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, announces the upcoming Sloan Panel Discussion on INCOGNITO, which will be held following the Tuesday, May 17 performance of the play at MTC at New York City Center-Stage I (131 West 55th Street), and is open to anyone attending the evening's performance. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Road Less Traveled Productions' FARRAGUT NORTHPhoto Flash: First Look at Road Less Traveled Productions' FARRAGUT NORTH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) presents its final production of the 2015-2016 season with the WNY premiere of FARRAGUT NORTH by Beau Willimon, opening Friday April 29th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Perlman, Wolfson, Hildreth & de Waal Star to Lead Industry Presentation of New Musical A DOG STORYPerlman, Wolfson, Hildreth & de Waal Star to Lead Industry Presentation of New Musical A DOG STORY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Seaglass Theatrical will stage an invite only industry presentation of the new musical A Dog Story directed by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell). The musical written by Eric H. Weinberger (book) and Gayla D. Morgan (music/lyrics) and musical direction by Emily Marshall will take place on April 21, 2016 at 2PM at the Davenport Black Box Theatre (West 45th Street). (more...)

Christine Lahti, Jason Ritter and Georgia King to Star in THE CITY OF CONVERSATION at The WallisChristine Lahti, Jason Ritter and Georgia King to Star in THE CITY OF CONVERSATION at The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

The divisive world of Washington D.C. politics moves to center stage of the Bram Goldsmith Theater at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts when Anthony Giardina's searing political comic drama THE CITY OF CONVERSATION opens for a limited run in May. (more...)

ATX Television Festival and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly Announce Multi-Year PartnershipATX Television Festival and Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly Announce Multi-Year Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

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RLTP to Wrap 2015-16 Season with FARRAGUT NORTH, Opening 4/29RLTP to Wrap 2015-16 Season with FARRAGUT NORTH, Opening 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

?Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) will present its final production of the 2015-2016 season with the WNY premiere of Farragut North by Beau Willimon, opening Friday April 29th. The political drama will star Pete Johnson, Richard Satterwhite, Victoria Perez, David Hayes, Steve Brachmann, and Danica Riddick under the direction of Scott Behrend.  Production team includes Katelyn Wickham (stage management), Lucas Lloyd (Assistant Director), Dyan Burlingame (set), Katie Ludwig (light), Chris Ballard (sound), Eileen Behan Hargrave (props), and Maura Simmonds-Price (costume). Support for the production is sponsored by Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP. (more...)

Vivid Sydney Sets Expanded 2016 LineupVivid Sydney Sets Expanded 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

The longest ever Vivid Sydney will shine for 23 nights when it illuminates Sydney Harbour, new and much-loved precincts, and hosts vibrant music performances and big ideas talks, from Friday 27 May to Saturday 18 June.  (more...)

Adam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER Extends Through May 16 at The FleaAdam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER Extends Through May 16 at The Flea
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Adam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER, an impressionistic glimpse into the poetry of broken people, will now run through May 16. Written and directed by Adam Rapp, featuring members of The Bats, The Flea's resident acting company. (more...)

Tony Winning Director Pam MacKinnon Enjoys Life Outside of the LimelightTony Winning Director Pam MacKinnon Enjoys Life Outside of the Limelight
by Louisa Brady - Mar 27, 2016

Tony Award-winning director Pam MacKinnon sat down with The Buffalo News for an interview earlier this year at the Metro Diner on the Upper West Side. The article describes the diner as somewhat similar to MacKinnon herself, saying, 'The Metro skips glitz, and so does Pam MacKinnon.' (more...)

The Flea to Premiere THE PLACE WE BUILT Next MonthThe Flea to Premiere THE PLACE WE BUILT Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

The Flea Theater is excited to welcome playwright Sarah Gancher with the world premiere of THE PLACE WE BUILT. Artistic Associate Danya Taymor (My Daughter Keeps Our Hammer, I Hate Mexicans) directs members of The Bats, The Flea's resident acting company, with music direction and arrangements by The Bengsons. Previews start April 14th, with opening night slated for April 25th. (more...)

YOUNGER's Nico Tortorella to Lead World Premiere of Jordan Jaffe's CRUDE Off-BroadwayYOUNGER's Nico Tortorella to Lead World Premiere of Jordan Jaffe's CRUDE Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Black Lab Theatre announced today that Crude, a new dark comedy by Jordan Jaffe, will play a strictly limited world premiere engagement at Theater 511 at Ars Nova (511 West 54th Street) for an Ars Nova Fling, as part of Black Lab Theatre's new play development program, 'The Pipeline." (more...)

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