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Rhinebeck Writers Retreat to Host 17 Writers, Featuring Obie, Larson & Kleban Award WinnersRhinebeck Writers Retreat to Host 17 Writers, Featuring Obie, Larson & Kleban Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Kathy Evans, Founding Executive Director of Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, announced the 17 writers and 8 new musicals selected for the fifth summer of weeklong retreats. For eight consecutive weeks beginning July 5th, each writing team will have a residency in Rhinebeck, New York.áWriters are provided a private home, transportation, food, and a $400 stipend. This year's writers include Obie winner Kirsten Childs, Tony nominee Elizabeth Davis, and 2015 Jonathan Larson award-winners Charlie Sohne, Tim Rosser, and Sam Willmott, who also just won the Kleban Prize.á (more...)

DTC Welcomes Jeffrey Woodward as New Managing DirectorDTC Welcomes Jeffrey Woodward as New Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

The Dallas Theater Center Board of Trustees announced today the appointment of Jeffrey Woodward as managing director of the 56-year-old organization. Woodward's experience includes Syracuse Stage and 17 years at McCarter Theatre Center. The appointment follows the departure of Heather M. Kitchen, who announced her retirement in September 2014. Woodward will formally assume his post in mid-July. (more...)

2015 Creative Arts EMMY Winners Announced - Including 3 Way Tie!2015 Creative Arts EMMY Winners Announced - Including 3 Way Tie!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 25, 2015

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Dallas Theater Center to Present Rolling World Premiere of COLOSSAL, 4/2-5/3Dallas Theater Center to Present Rolling World Premiere of COLOSSAL, 4/2-5/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

?Dallas Theater Center announced today complete details for the rolling world premiere of Colossal, a new play by Andrew Hinderaker. DTC artistic director Kevin Moriarty directs the Kennedy Center Jean Kennedy Smith Playwriting Award-winning play, which is choreographed by founder and artistic director of Dark Circles Contemporary Dance Joshua L. Peugh. Colossal begins with previews on Thursday, April 2 with a Pay-What-You-Can performance and runs through Sunday, May 3. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/9/15- IN THE HEIGHTSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/9/15- IN THE HEIGHTS
by Stage Tube - Mar 9, 2015

Today in 2008, In the Heights opened at the Richard Rogers Theatre, where it ran for 1184 performances. In the Heights is a musical with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a book by Quiara Alegria Hudes. The story explores three days in the characters' lives in the New York City Dominican-American neighborhood of Washington Heights. The Broadway production was nominated for thirteen Tony Awards, winning four: Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Choreography (Andy Blankenbuehler), and Best Orchestrations (Alex Lacamoire and Bill Sherman). It was also a finalist for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. (more...)

Megan Hilty and Seth Rudetsky to Headline DTC's Centerstage 2015 GalaMegan Hilty and Seth Rudetsky to Headline DTC's Centerstage 2015 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Dallas Theater Center announced today Megan Hilty and Seth Rudetsky will headline Centerstage 2015 on Saturday, May 9. Chaired by Yvette Ostolaza, with Underwriting Chair Kersten Rettig and Honorary Chair Jeanne Marie Clossey, Centerstage 2015 will take place at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, which will be transformed for the evening. (more...)

Alley Theatre to Present ALL THE WAY as Part of First Season at New VenueAlley Theatre to Present ALL THE WAY as Part of First Season at New Venue
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

As part of the Alley Theatre's inaugural season in its renovated downtown building, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's All The Way, a co-production with Dallas Theatre Center, will be performed in the new Hubbard Theatre. Members of the Alley's Resident Company will join with members of the Dallas Theater Center to create this monumental play about Lyndon B. Johnson's early days in office, rehearsing and performing in Houston in January 2016 and travelling to Dallas for a second run in March 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/9/15- IN THE HEIGHTSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/9/15- IN THE HEIGHTS
by Stage Tube - Jan 9, 2015

Today in 2011, In the Heights closed at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, where it ran for 1184 performances. In the Heights is a musical with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a book by Quiara Alegria Hudes. The story explores three days in the characters' lives in the New York City Dominican-American neighborhood of Washington Heights. The Broadway production was nominated for thirteen Tony Awards, winning four: Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Choreography (Andy Blankenbuehler), and Best Orchestrations (Alex Lacamoire and Bill Sherman). It was also a finalist for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. (more...)

Kate Eastwood Norris and Holly Twyford to Star in MARY STUART at the Folger, 1/27-3/8Kate Eastwood Norris and Holly Twyford to Star in MARY STUART at the Folger, 1/27-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

England's most storied rivalry takes center stage at Folger Theatre in Friedrich Schiller's classic drama Mary Stuart from January 27- March 8, 2015. (more...)

DTC Sets Cast, Creative Team for THE BOOK CLUB PLAY, Running 1/1-2/1DTC Sets Cast, Creative Team for THE BOOK CLUB PLAY, Running 1/1-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Dallas Theater Center heads back to the Kalita Humphreys Theater with The Book Club Play by Karen Zacarias. Meredith McDonough, who previously worked on the new hit musical Fly By Night, returns to make her DTC directorial debut in this comedy about books and the people who love them. The Book Club Play begins previews on Thursday, January 1, 2015 with a Pay-What-You-Can performance and runs through Sunday, February 1. (more...)

AUDIO: Listen to Lin-Manuel Miranda Sing Cut Song from IN THE HEIGHTS- 'I'm Out'AUDIO: Listen to Lin-Manuel Miranda Sing Cut Song from IN THE HEIGHTS- 'I'm Out'
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2014

In the Heights might have wrapped up its Broadway run back in 2011, but creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is still treating fans to lost treasures from the show. Below, check out a demo track of 'I'm Out'- a cut song, in which Lincoln Rosario, Nina's brother, aspires to a songwriting career and quits the family taxi business. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Lin-Manuel Miranda Raps About Cell Phones in Theatres on FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME; New Episode Tonight on Pivot!BWW TV Exclusive: Lin-Manuel Miranda Raps About Cell Phones in Theatres on FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME; New Episode Tonight on Pivot!
by Stage Tube - Nov 14, 2014

Tonight, November 14, Pivot will air a brand-new episode of Freestyle Love Supreme, a new comedic improv series inspired by the acclaimed stage show from Tony and Grammy award-winners, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Thomas Kail. Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you an exclusive clip from tonight's episode, featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda and more as the audience relays things they hate and the crew performs an improvised rapů and Lin nominates himself to take 'cell phones in theaters'. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anthony Veneziale Rap About Home on FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME; New Episode Tonight on Pivot!BWW TV Exclusive: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anthony Veneziale Rap About Home on FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME; New Episode Tonight on Pivot!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2014

Tonight, November 7, Pivot will air a brand-new episode of Freestyle Love Supreme, a new comedic improv series inspired by the acclaimed stage show from Tony and Grammy award-winners, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Thomas Kail. Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you an exclusive clip from tonight's episode, featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anthony Veneziale freestyling on the word suggestion "House.' (more...)

But, Wait! What's On TV Tonight? Friday, October 31st: Have a FREESTYLE LOVE HalloweenBut, Wait! What's On TV Tonight? Friday, October 31st: Have a FREESTYLE LOVE Halloween
by BWW Staff - Oct 31, 2014

9:00: MICHAEL FIENSTEIN AT THE RAINBOW ROOM | PBS 9:30: ZOMBIELAND | TBS 10:30: FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME | Pivot Click for more picks! (more...)

JULIUS CAESAR, Starring Anthony Cochrane, Maurice Jones and More, Opens 2014-15 Season at the Folger TheatreJULIUS CAESAR, Starring Anthony Cochrane, Maurice Jones and More, Opens 2014-15 Season at the Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Folger Theatre launches its 2014/15 season in Rome with William Shakespeare's enduring political tragedy, Julius Caesar from tonight, October 28 - December 7, 2014. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME; Watch Fridays at 10:30PM on Pivot!STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME; Watch Fridays at 10:30PM on Pivot!
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2014

On October 17, Pivot will debuted a new series- Freestyle Love Supreme, a new comedic improv series inspired by the acclaimed stage show from Tony and Grammy award-winners, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Thomas Kail. Below, go behind the scenes of the show with several clips of the group in action! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME's Show at Joe's Pub with Lin-Manuel Miranda & More!Photo Flash: Inside FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME's Show at Joe's Pub with Lin-Manuel Miranda & More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

A handful of celeb friends of 'Freestyle Love Supreme' turned out to support the celebrated musical improv troupe last night at Joe's Pub in New York City, as they unveiled the upcoming new 'Freestyle Love Supreme' television series, premiering this Friday, October 17 at 10:30pm ET/PT on Pivot. Guests included multi-platinum recording artist and musician Josh Groban, star of FX's 'You're the Worst' Desmin Borges, and 2014 Tony Award-winner James Monroe Inglehart. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Spit Rhymes in FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME; Airs 10/17 on Pivot!BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Spit Rhymes in FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME; Airs 10/17 on Pivot!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 9, 2014

On Friday, October 17, Pivot will debut two new half hour series during the 10 p.m. hour, Freestyle Love Supreme, a new comedic improv series inspired by the acclaimed stage show from Tony and Grammy award-winners, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Thomas Kail. And Welcome to Fairfax, a series that explores the vibrant and arts district of Los Angeles and the entrepreneurs who work and live on these blocks. Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a clip of the company in action! (more...)

JULIUS CAESAR, Starring Anthony Cochrane, Maurice Jones and More, to Open 2014-15 Season at the Folger TheatreJULIUS CAESAR, Starring Anthony Cochrane, Maurice Jones and More, to Open 2014-15 Season at the Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Folger Theatre launches its 2014/15 season in Rome with William Shakespeare's enduring political tragedy, Julius Caesar from October 28 - December 7, 2014. Robert Richmond (Richard III and Henry V at Folger) directs the epic portrait of the battle between ambition and honor, conspiracy and loyalty, leading an outstanding ensemble including Anthony Cochrane (Broadway's War Horse and Folger's Henry VIII) as the honorable Marcus Brutus, and Maurice Jones, making his Folger Theatre debut as Caesar's closest ally, Mark Antony. (more...)

DTC Welcomes Foe Destroyer as THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Musicians; Show Runs Now thru 10/19DTC Welcomes Foe Destroyer as THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Musicians; Show Runs Now thru 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Dallas Theater Center previously announced that Austin/Brooklyn band Foe Destroyer would return to the DTC stage in the upcoming production of The Rocky Horror Show. The self-described 'nerd, grunge, trash, pop' group will take center stage at the Wyly Theatre from today, September 11 through October 19. (more...)

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