Bill Irwin News

Date of Birth: April 11, 1950 (66)
Birth Place: Santa Monica, CA, USA
Gender: Male
Bill Irwin returns to A.C.T. with ON BECKETTBill Irwin returns to A.C.T. with ON BECKETT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

After a sold-out engagement last December, Tony Award winner Bill Irwin returns to A.C.T. with On Beckett (January 10-22, 2017), his latest exploration of Samuel Beckett. In this exhilarating look at the writer's plays, prose, poetry-and some soft-shoe rhythms-Irwin combines a series of Beckett passages with personal musings from a lifetime of exploring the writer's work. The performance schedule for On Beckett is as follows: Tuesdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. There is no performance on Thursday, January 12. Press night for On Beckett is Wednesday, January 11 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range in price from $30-$70 and are available at the A.C.T. Box Office at 415.749.2228 or online at www.act-sf.org. (more...)

Black Box Studios Proudly Presents a Special Engagement of THE GOAT OR, WHO IS SYLVIA?Black Box Studios Proudly Presents a Special Engagement of THE GOAT OR, WHO IS SYLVIA?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Black Box Studios proudly presents a special engagement of Edward Albee's The Goat Or, Who Is Sylvia?, winner of the 2002 Tony Award for Best Play, at The Black Box Performing Arts Center of Teaneck. (more...)

Theatre for One Announces Extension with Special Appearances by Bill IrwinTheatre for One Announces Extension with Special Appearances by Bill Irwin
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Theatre for One will extend its installation of In This Moment at The Pershing Square Signature Center until December 5, 2016, due to popular demand.  (more...)

Theatre for One Responds to Election Results with Regina Taylor's THIS MOMENT AFTERTheatre for One Responds to Election Results with Regina Taylor's THIS MOMENT AFTER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Theatre for One responds to election results with new play by Regina Taylor, to be performed November 16 - 21, 2016. (more...)

Signature's 'MASTER HAROLD'...AND THE BOYS Extends An Additional WeekSignature's 'MASTER HAROLD'...AND THE BOYS Extends An Additional Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Due to popular demand, the Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of 'Master Harold' ... and the boys, written and directed by Tony Award winner Athol Fugard, has been extended for a second time. (more...)

CHRP Raises $140,000, Awards Dorrance and Young with JUBA!CHRP Raises $140,000, Awards Dorrance and Young with JUBA!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), which fosters social reconciliation through American tap and contemporary percussive arts in world-class, innovative performance, education and outreach programs, hosted its 26th Jubalee Gala November 4 at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago, 220 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago. Attended by nearly 250 people, the event raised more than $140,000 from a combination of ticket sales, sponsorships, a paddle raise, a raffle and contributions. (more...)

Holiday Special and New Season Coming to SESAME STREET on HBOHoliday Special and New Season Coming to SESAME STREET on HBO
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

SESAME STREET has been educating and entertaining kids, helping them grow smarter, stronger and kinder, for more than four decades. (more...)

BWW Interview: Troubie's Matt Walker on Parodies, Funky Punks & Garry MarshallBWW Interview: Troubie's Matt Walker on Parodies, Funky Punks & Garry Marshall
by Gil Kaan - Nov 7, 2016

Establishing the Troubadour Theatre Company in 1995, Matt Walker today wears three hats quite well as its founder, artistic director and director. Matt found some time before prepping his latest Troubie production LITTLE DRUMMER BOWIE (opening November 30 at the Falcon Theatre) to enlighten us on Troubie, Funky Punks, and the late Garry Marshall. (more...)

Michelle Dorrance and Nicholas Young to Receive JUBA! Awards This FallMichelle Dorrance and Nicholas Young to Receive JUBA! Awards This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

The Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), which creates community through American tap and contemporary percussive arts in world-class, innovative performance, education and outreach programs, hosts its 26th Jubalee Gala. (more...)

Signature's 'DEATH OF THE LAST BLACK MAN' Extends Off-BroadwaySignature's 'DEATH OF THE LAST BLACK MAN' Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Due to popular demand, the Signature Theatre production of The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA the Negro Book of the Dead, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, has been extended an additional week. (more...)

MasterVoices 2016 Fall Gala Raises More Than $200,000MasterVoices 2016 Fall Gala Raises More Than $200,000
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

MasterVoices raised over $200,000 at its 2016 Fall Galain support of its artistic and outreach programs on October 20. The event featured the New York premiere performance of Ricky Ian Gordon and Royce Vavrek's opera 27 starring Metropolitan Opera mezzo Stephanie Blythe as Stein, Heidi Stober, Theo Lebow, Tobias Greenhalgh, and Daniel Brevik directed by James Robinson and conducted by MasterVoices' Artistic Director Ted Sperling with 150 singers of MasterVoices and Orchestra of St. Luke's. The evening featured Scenic Design by Allen Moyer, Costumes by James Schuette and Lighting by James. F. Ingalls. (more...)

Live Recording of Three Short Plays featuring Sam Waterson, Estelle Parsons, John Patrick Shanley, & Alan Zweibel to Benefit PLAYING ON AIRLive Recording of Three Short Plays featuring Sam Waterson, Estelle Parsons, John Patrick Shanley, & Alan Zweibel to Benefit PLAYING ON AIR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Each play recorded for public radio and podcast will be followed by a conversation with its playwright, cast and director led by Playing on Air's founder and artistic director, Claudia Catania. (more...)

Paula Vogel's INDECENT Finds Broadway Home, Locks in DatesPaula Vogel's INDECENT Finds Broadway Home, Locks in Dates
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

INDECENT - Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel's newest work, one of the most acclaimed plays of 2016 when it debuted in New York Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre - will premiere on Broadway at the Cort Theatre (138 W 48th St New York, NY), this spring. (more...)

Signature's 'MASTER HAROLD'...AND THE BOYS Extends Off-BroadwaySignature's 'MASTER HAROLD'...AND THE BOYS Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

The Signature Theatre production of "Master Harold" ... and the boys, written and directed by Tony Award winner Athol Fugard, has been extended by one week. (more...)

Jason Graae, Harley Jay and Rebecca Ann Johnson to Star in RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET at RubiconJason Graae, Harley Jay and Rebecca Ann Johnson to Star in RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company has announced the complete cast of RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, a fabulously campy send up of 'Forbidden Planet' and other sci-fi film and TV shows of the 1950s which melds plot elements from The Tempest with language from multiple plays by Shakespeare. (more...)

CHALK Proves You Don't Need Words to Tell A StoryCHALK Proves You Don't Need Words to Tell A Story
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

"If everything you drew became real, where would your imagination take you?" This is the question that Alex Curtis' innovative one-man show, CHALK (a silent comedy.), invites its audiences to laugh, dance, and sigh through when they attend this year's Gotham Storytelling Festival at The Kraine Theater. (more...)

Official: Paula Vogel's INDECENT Will Open on Broadway This SpringOfficial: Paula Vogel's INDECENT Will Open on Broadway This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

INDECENT - Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel's newest work, one of the most acclaimed plays of 2016 when it debuted in New York Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre - will premiere on Broadway this spring. (more...)

Jason Graae and More Lead RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, Beginning Tonight at RubiconJason Graae and More Lead RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, Beginning Tonight at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company presents RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, a fabulously campy send up of 'Forbidden Planet' and other sci-fi film and TV shows of the 1950s which melds plot elements from The Tempest with language from multiple plays by Shakespeare. (more...)

Suzan-Lori Parks' Band and More Among Free Fall 2016 Events at SignatureSuzan-Lori Parks' Band and More Among Free Fall 2016 Events at Signature
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Signature Theatre will host several special events this fall at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues), the company announced today. (more...)

Theatre Philadelphia Celebrates Philadelphia Theatre Community with 2016 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in TheatreTheatre Philadelphia Celebrates Philadelphia Theatre Community with 2016 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

This evening, in a celebration attended by approximately 900 theatre artists, staff, critics, and friends, Theatre Philadelphia distributed 27 awards at the 2016 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre, including the first-ever Victory Foundation Award for Outstanding Theatre Education Program. (more...)

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