Brenda Withers News

Harbor Stage Company Adds Three Performances of SISTER PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

The Harbor Stage Company, Cape Cod's artist-run professional theater by the sea, is very proud to announce an extension of their World Premiere Production of John Kolvenbach's Sister Play. Two weeks of sold-out houses prompted the ensemble to add three more performances to round out the conclusion of their 2014 season. (more...)

Harbor Stage Company to Premiere SISTER PLAY, 8/14-9/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2014

Following their critically acclaimed productions of Tom Stoppard's mindbending Artist Descending a Staircase and Robert Kropf's rich new adaptation of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, the Harbor Stage Company will conclude its 2014 season with the world premiere of John Kolvenbach's Sister Play. Performances begin Thursday August 14th and run through Saturday September 6th. (more...)

Harbor Stage Company to Present ARTIST DESCENDING A STAIRCASE, 7/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Beginning Thursday, July 17th, the Harbor Stage Company will present the second show of their 2014 season, Tom Stoppard's mindbending Artist Descending a Staircase. (more...)

New Georges Presents Three World Premieres as Part of JAM ON TOAST Festival, Now thru 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

New Georges will present World Premiere productions by Kate Benson (2014 Clubbed Thumb Biennial Commission winner), Krista Knight (Salamander Leviathan at Joe's Pub; Clementine and the Cyber Ducks at Incubator Arts Project), and Caroline V. McGraw (2013 Page 73 Playwriting Fellow) as part of The New Georges Jam On Toast, a brand-new festival featuring work by The New Georges Jam, a 'performance gym' for early-career female playwrights and directors founded in 2010 by Lucy Alibar, Jess Chayes, and Portia Krieger. (more...)

MATT & BEN, EDITH CAN SHOOT THINGS AND HIT THEM & More Set for First Floor Theater's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

First Floor Theater has announced its 2014/15 season, featuring one world premiere, one Chicago premiere and the return of its annual literary festival. (more...)

New Georges to Present Three World Premieres as Part of JAM ON TOAST Festival, 5/14-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

New Georges will present World Premiere productions by Kate Benson (2014 Clubbed Thumb Biennial Commission winner), Krista Knight (Salamander Leviathan at Joe's Pub; Clementine and the Cyber Ducks at Incubator Arts Project), and Caroline V. McGraw (2013 Page 73 Playwriting Fellow) as part of The New Georges Jam On Toast, a brand-new festival featuring work by The New Georges Jam, a 'performance gym' for early-career female playwrights and directors founded in 2010 by Lucy Alibar, Jess Chayes, and Portia Krieger. (more...)

UNCLE VANYA, ARTIST DESCENDING A STAIRCASE and More Make Up Harbor Stage's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Building on the momentum garnered by two groundbreaking seasons, the Harbor Stage Company returns to its iconic seaside home for another summer of challenging live performance. (more...)

Southeast Asian Premiere of MATT AND BEN Runs this Weekend, 2/7-8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

Dulaang Kalay ('The Woman in Black') stages the Southeast Asian premiere of 2002 Best in Fringe (NYC) MATT & BEN, written by Mindy Kaling ('The Mindy Project,' 'The Office') and Brenda Withers ('The Office') from today, February 7, until tomorrow, February 8, at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at PETA Theater Center's Studios A and B. (more...)

Geva Theatre Center's 41st Season Continues with John Cariani's LAST GAS, Now thru 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2014

Geva Theatre Center' 41st Season continues with Last Gas by John Cariani. Directed by Skip Greer, this romantic comedy full of heart and humor begins performances tonight, January 7 and runs in the Elaine P. Wilson Mainstage through February 2. (more...)

Geva Theatre Center's 41st Season Continues with John Cariani's LAST GAS, 1/7-2/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

Geva Theatre Center' 41st Season continues with Last Gas by John Cariani. Directed by Skip Greer, this romantic comedy full of heart and humor begins performances on January 7 and runs in the Elaine P. Wilson Mainstage through February 2. (more...)

Harbor Stage's THE SEAGULL Plays Suffolk University, Now thru 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

Following the completion of their second intrepid season, Wellfleet's Harbor Stage Company will bring their much lauded production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull to Boston's Modern Theatre at Suffolk University. The five performance Limited Engagement transfer will run tonight, September 19th through Sunday, September 22nd and marks the acclaimed ensemble's first appearance beyond the shores of Cape Cod. (more...)

Harbor Stage's THE SEAGULL to Play Suffolk University, 9/19-22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2013

Following the completion of their second intrepid season, Wellfleet's Harbor Stage Company will bring their much lauded production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull to Boston's Modern Theatre at Suffolk University. The five performance Limited Engagement transfer will run Thursday, September 19th through Sunday, September 22nd and marks the acclaimed ensemble's first appearance beyond the shores of Cape Cod. (more...)

Harbor Stage Company's THE BILLINGSGATE PROJECT Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2013

Beginning tonight, July 18th, the Harbor Stage Company will present the second show of their sophomore season with an original piece by founding ensemble member Brenda Withers (The Ding Dongs), The Billingsgate Project. Created in conjunction with this year's 250th Anniversary of Wellfleet's founding, the play offers a surreal, compassionate look at a town's attempts to recreate the past and forecast the future. (more...)

Harbor Stage Company's THE BILLINGSGATE PROJECT to Open 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2013

Beginning Thursday, July 18th, the Harbor Stage Company will present the second show of their sophomore season with an original piece by founding ensemble member Brenda Withers (The Ding Dongs), The Billingsgate Project. Created in conjunction with this year's 250th Anniversary of Wellfleet's founding, the play offers a surreal, compassionate look at a town's attempts to recreate the past and forecast the future. (more...)

Connecticut Critics Circle Announces 2012-13 Award Nominees!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2013

According to the Hartford Courant, the Connecticut Critics Circle has announced its nominations for the 2012-13 theater season. Scroll below for the full list of nominees! (more...)

Monique Vukovic, Brenda Withers and More Set for Hartford Stage's ABUNDANCE; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2013

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, today announced the cast of Abundance by Beth Henley, directed by Jenn Thompson, on stage from April 4 through April 28. Press night is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 10. Opening night is at 8 p.m. Friday, April 12. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Brenda Withers, James Knight and More in Hartford Stage's ABUNDANCE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

Hartford Stage presents Abundance by Beth Henley, directed by Jenn Thompson, on stage, now through April 28. Opening night is at 8 p.m. tonight, April 12. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Tale as Tall as the Sky is Wide Sweeps Across Hartford Stage with ABUNDANCE
by Lauren Yarger - Apr 12, 2013

ABUNDANCE, Beth Henley's tale of two mail order brides out west in the last part of the 19th century, packs in everything you'd expect from a tall tale of life on the American frontier - and much more. Maybe too much. (more...)

Monique Vukovic, Brenda Withers and More Set for Hartford Stage's ABUNDANCE, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

Hartford Stage presents Abundance by Beth Henley, directed by Jenn Thompson, on stage, now through April 28. Opening night is at 8 p.m. tonight, April 12. (more...)

square product theatre's Regional Premiere of THE DING DONGS Begins in Boulder
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2013

Award-winning square product theatre presents the Regional Premiere of Brenda Withers' new comedy The Ding Dongs (or What is the Penalty in Portugal?). The production will mark only the second ever full production of this lauded play. (more...)

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