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BWW Review: Molly Ryan's 'Cheeky' Tribute to Mae West Is a Frisky Revelation at the Metropolitan RoomBWW Review: Molly Ryan's 'Cheeky' Tribute to Mae West Is a Frisky Revelation at the Metropolitan Room
by Alix Cohen - Jan 16, 2016

How much do most of us know about Brooklyn's own Mary Jane 'Mae' West (1893-1980) other than that she was an iconic sex symbol who had a wicked sense of humor? It's common knowledge she acted and sang, but are you aware she was a playwright and screenwriter? Did you know she didn't make her first film until the age of 39 and never drank alcohol? Jazz vocalist Molly Ryan has done her homework, presenting a smart, multifaceted woman who was, outside her carefully constructed persona, "the epitome of modesty." Though narrative needs to be edited, her show Come Up and See Me Sometime at the Metropolitan Room (which completed a three-show run this past Wednesday night) is an excellent mix of history and anecdote making a case for increased appreciation of the subject. (more...)

Five Reasons Why Naming A Theatre After John Cullum Is a Great IdeaFive Reasons Why Naming A Theatre After John Cullum Is a Great Idea
by Michael Dale - Oct 13, 2015

On Friday, October 16th, the Chernuchin Theatre will be renamed for the beloved Broadway star. (more...)

Company of Fools Stages AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, Beginning TonightCompany of Fools Stages AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Company of Fools (COF) will present the critically acclaimed and award-winning play, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts for the second show of their 20th Season. Letts's jaw-dropping masterpiece opens tonight, September 30, and runs through October 17, 2015 at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey, Idaho. (more...)

Company of Fools to Stage AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY This FallCompany of Fools to Stage AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Company of Fools (COF) will present the critically acclaimed and award-winning play, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts for the second show of their 20th Season. Letts's jaw-dropping masterpiece opens September 30 and runs through October 17, 2015 at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey, Idaho. (more...)

Upcoming Auditions in Nashville 8/19/15Upcoming Auditions in Nashville 8/19/15
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 19, 2015

Directors and producers in the Nashville region are seeking actors for upcoming productions of Mary Poppins, Bat Boy, August: Osage County, First Baptist of Ivy Gap - and new productions from Actors Bridge Ensemble and Blackbird Theater. We've gathered the details together here to make your planning easier. So now you have no excuse! (more...)

Upcoming Audtions in Nashville 8/12/15Upcoming Audtions in Nashville 8/12/15
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 12, 2015

Directors and producers in the Nashville region are seeking actors for upcoming productions of Mary Poppins, Bat Boy, August: Osage County and First Baptist of Ivy Gap - and producers are seeking cast members for The Music Man at the Keeton Theatre. We've gathered the details together here to make your planning easier. So now you have no excuse! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY at Theatricum BotanicumPhoto Flash: First Look at AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY at Theatricum Botanicum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum continues its 2015 "Americana" season with August: Osage County, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play by Tracy Letts that unflinchingly - and uproariously - exposes the dark side of the Midwestern American family. Mary Jo DuPrey directs for a June 20 opening. (more...)

Theatricum Botanicum's AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY to Run 6/20-9/27Theatricum Botanicum's AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY to Run 6/20-9/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum continues its 2015 'Americana' season with August: Osage County, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play by Tracy Letts that unflinchingly - and uproariously - exposes the dark side of the Midwestern American family. Mary Jo DuPrey directs for a June 20 opening. (more...)

BWW Reviews: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Regional Premiere at Wichita Community TheatreBWW Reviews: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Regional Premiere at Wichita Community Theatre
by Alison Bridget Chambers - Feb 3, 2015

Wichita's theatre community has been buzzing with the hype of August: Osage County by Tracy Letts. The regional premiere of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize winning play is taking place at Wichita Community Theatre January 29th through February 15th. A multi-generational ensemble of some of Wichita's finest actors gave an opportunity for many actors and technicians to stretch their limits and challenge themselves, in a way only a magnificent script can. (more...)

The Milburn Stone Theatre Presents AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY thru 2/1The Milburn Stone Theatre Presents AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY thru 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

August: Osage County is a grand, gripping Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize- winning play that tells the story of the Westons, a large extended clan forced to confront unspoken truths and astonishing secrets. The family must also contend with Violet, a pill popping, deeply unsettled grandmother at the center of this storm. The production plays The Millburn Stone Theatre now through February 1, 2015. (more...)

New Business Guide and Social Platform FAIRY-TALE SUCCESS: A Guide to Entrepreneurial Magic is ReleasedNew Business Guide and Social Platform FAIRY-TALE SUCCESS: A Guide to Entrepreneurial Magic is Released
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

NEW YORK, NY - Offering the first entrepreneurial guide written specifically for young women, Fairy-Tale Success : A Guide To Entrepreneurial Magic (Adams Media, $17.99) aims to inspire and educate young women who have a great business idea but don't know what to do next. With actionable business plans and real-life examples, this book gives readers everything they need to launch their own business, product, or idea into the marketplace no matter their young age. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Lakeland Civic Theatre Presents Depressing, Well-Staged AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTYBWW Reviews: Lakeland Civic Theatre Presents Depressing, Well-Staged AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by Roy Berko - Sep 24, 2014

The Westons of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, in Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, gives new meaning to the phrase dysfunctional family. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Gutsy, Riveting AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY at Eight O'clock TheatreBWW Reviews: Gutsy, Riveting AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY at Eight O'clock Theatre
by Peter Nason - Aug 25, 2014

An absorbing, blistering production that should not be missed by anyone who thrives on daring, superbly written shows. (more...)

BWW Review:  AUGUST:  OSAGE COUNTY, the Best Dramatic Play in Kansas CityBWW Review: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, the Best Dramatic Play in Kansas City
by Steve Wilson - Jun 1, 2014

Watching the play August: Osage County it is easy to understand why it won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. You only need to watch a few minutes of the Barn Players production to know that you are in for something special. Before the evening is over you realize you are viewing the best dramatic production to appear in Kansas City in the last several seasons. August: Osage County, written by Tracy Letts, opened Friday May 30 at the Barn Players in Mission, Kan. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 4/27/2014Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/27/2014 for New Hampshire (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 4/20/2014Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 4/20/2014
by BWW - Apr 20, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2014 for New Hampshire (more...)

Photo Flash: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Opens Tonight at The Hilberry TheatrePhoto Flash: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Opens Tonight at The Hilberry Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The 2008 Tony Award winner for Best Play August: Osage County, by Tracy Letts, closes the Hilberry Theatre's 51st season in Midtown Detroit. Playing tonight, April 18 through May 10, 2014, this Pulitzer Prize-winning play arrives at the Hilberry Theatre fresh off the critically-acclaimed movie adaptation in theatres nationwide. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Generic Theater Presents AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, Now thru 5/4Generic Theater Presents AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Today, April 18 through May 4, 2014, Generic Theater will perform the Pulitzer and Tony winning tragicomedy August: Osage County, by Tracy Letts, at The Players' Ring, 105 Marcy Street, Portsmouth NH. The playwright quotes Robert Penn Warren to describe his play: 'The good old family reunion . . . is very much like diving into the octopus tank.' (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 4/13/2014Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for New Hampshire (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY at The Hilberry TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY at The Hilberry Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

The 2008 Tony Award winner for Best Play August: Osage County, by Tracy Letts, closes the Hilberry Theatre's 51st season in Midtown Detroit. Playing April 18 through May 10, 2014, this Pulitzer Prize-winning play arrives at the Hilberry Theatre fresh off the critically-acclaimed movie adaptation in theatres nationwide. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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