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Tina Benko Replaces Annie Parisse in Primary Stages' INFORMED CONSENTTina Benko Replaces Annie Parisse in Primary Stages' INFORMED CONSENT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Tina Benko (Broadway's Irena's Vow, Top Girls, The Real Thing) will join Pun Bandhu (Wit, The Judge), Jesse J. Perez (Recent Tragic Events, American Splendor), DeLanna Studi (August: Osage County, Edge of America), and Myra Lucretia Taylor (Nine, 'Girls') in Primary Stages and Ensemble Studio Theatre/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Project's upcoming production, Informed Consent. The New York City premiere by Deborah Zoe Laufer (End Days, Leveling Up) and directed by Obie winner Liesl Tommy (Appropriate, The Good Negro) will play a limited engagement August 4 - September 13, 2015 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a New 42nd Street project.  Opening night is Tuesday, August 18 at 7PM. (more...)

Annie Parisse, Myra Lucretia Taylor & More to Star in INFORMED CONSENT at Primary StagesAnnie Parisse, Myra Lucretia Taylor & More to Star in INFORMED CONSENT at Primary Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Primary Stages and Ensemble Studio Theatre/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Project (William Carden, Artistic Director; Paul Slee, Executive Director; Doron Weber, Sloan Foundation Vice President of Programs), announce casting for Informed Consent, a New York City premiere by Deborah Zoe Laufer (End Days, Leveling Up)and directed by Obie winner Liesl Tommy (Appropriate, The Good Negro).  The limited engagement runs August 4 - September 13, 2015 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a New 42nd Street project.  Opening night is Tuesday, August 18 at 7PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Trinity Rep's MELANCHOLY PLAYPhoto Flash: First Look at Trinity Rep's MELANCHOLY PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Trinity Rep closes out Season 51: The Necessity of Human Connection with the world premiere of Tony-nominated playwright Sarah Ruhl and composer Todd Almond's Melancholy Play: a chamber musical, directed by Obie Award-winner Liesl Tommy. Melancholy Play: a chamber musical runs now through June 28, 2015 in Trinity Rep's Dowling Theater. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Trinity Rep to Close Season with World Premiere of New Sarah Ruhl & Todd Almond MusicalTrinity Rep to Close Season with World Premiere of New Sarah Ruhl & Todd Almond Musical
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

Trinity Rep closes out Season 51: The Necessity of Human Connection with the world premiere of Tony-nominated playwright Sarah Ruhl and composer Todd Almond's Melancholy Play: a chamber musical, directed by Obie Award-winner Liesl Tommy. Melancholy Play: a chamber musical runs May 28 through June 28, 2015 in Trinity Rep's Dowling Theater. (more...)

Working Theater's FIVE BOROUGHS / ONE CITY Set for Abingdon Complex, 5/6-10Working Theater's FIVE BOROUGHS / ONE CITY Set for Abingdon Complex, 5/6-10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

Working Theater, the Off-Broadway company under the direction of Artistic Producing Director Mark Plesent, will continue celebrating its 30th Anniversary season by presenting "work in progress" showings of the FIVE BOROUGHS / ONE CITY plays that five teams of critically acclaimed playwrights and directors have developed in collaboration with communities and residents in each of the five boroughs in New York City. Showings will be held May 6 - May 10 at the Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex, 312 West 36th Street, first floor. (more...)

Eric Coble's FAIRFIELD to Make World Premiere at Cleveland Play HouseEric Coble's FAIRFIELD to Make World Premiere at Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Cleveland Play House's 99th season will draw to a close with an equal dose of hilarity and heart with the world premiere production of Fairfield. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Trinity Rep Stages Inventive, Highly Interpretative GLASS MENAGERIEBWW Reviews: Trinity Rep Stages Inventive, Highly Interpretative GLASS MENAGERIE
by Veronica Bruscini - Mar 10, 2015

Trinity Rep's unique take on Williams' beloved GLASS MENAGERIE relies heavily on unconventional presentation while engaging all the senses, providing ample opportunity for post-show reflection and personal interpretation. (more...)

MA-YI to Premiere SOLDIER X at HERE This SpringMA-YI to Premiere SOLDIER X at HERE This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

The award-winning, nationally-renowned Ma-Yi Theater Company - one of the country's leading producers of new works for the stage by Asian-American writers - will continue its 2014-15 season this spring with the world premiere of SOLDIER X by Rehana Lew Mirza, with preview performances set to begin March 24 prior to an official opening night on March 31 at the HERE (145 Sixth Avenue, enter on Dominick Street, one block south of Spring) in NYC. SOLDIER X is directed by Lucie Tiberghien. (more...)

Trinity Rep to Present Reimagined GLASS MENAGERIE, 2/26-3/29Trinity Rep to Present Reimagined GLASS MENAGERIE, 2/26-3/29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

Trinity Rep continues Season 51: The Necessity of Human Connection with Tennessee William's The Glass Menagerie, directed by Brian Mertes. The Glass Menagerie runs February 26 through March 29, 2015 in Trinity Rep's Chace Theater. (more...)


by Veronica Bruscini - Dec 26, 2014

2014 was a powerhouse year for theater in the Ocean State. BroadwayWorld Rhode Island is pleased to feature some of the exceptional performers and artists who made this year a most memorable one on local stages. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center's Holiday Classic A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to the Wyly TheatreDallas Theater Center's Holiday Classic A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to the Wyly Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Dallas Theater Center's hit production of the holiday classic A Christmas Carol returns to the Wyly Theatre this November. DTC's Director of New Play Development Lee Trull makes his DTC directorial debut with this tale that follows a miserly old man on a magical journey of hope and redemption, choreographed by Jeremy Dumont and with music direction by Home By Hovercraft's Shawn Magill. (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Present PARTY PEOPLEBerkeley Rep to Present PARTY PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Berkeley Repertory Theatre proudly announces the Bay Area premiere of Party People, a high-wattage fusion of story and song about the legacy of the Black Panthers and Young Lords. In the 1960s these revolutionaries fought injustice, provided free food and medical care for their communities - and struggled against a government determined to suppress them. (more...)

City Circle Acting Presents 2014 New Play Festival, Featuring CATCHIN' THE BABIES, TonightCity Circle Acting Presents 2014 New Play Festival, Featuring CATCHIN' THE BABIES, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2014

City Circle Acting Company of Coralville presents the 2014 New Play Festival tonight, September 20 at 7pm. City Circle will also remount Sue Gilbert's one-woman play about pioneer midwife Annie MacFarlane on Thursday, September 18 at 7:30pm and Today, September 20 at 2pm. The Festival is sponsored by Cedar Rapids-based Heuer Publishing and celebrates emerging voices in theater. (more...)

City Circle Acting Company to Present 2014 New Play Festival, Featuring CATCHIN' THE BABIES, 9/20City Circle Acting Company to Present 2014 New Play Festival, Featuring CATCHIN' THE BABIES, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

City Circle Acting Company of Coralville presents the 2014 New Play Festival on Saturday, September 20 at 7pm. City Circle will also remount Sue Gilbert's one-woman play about pioneer midwife Annie MacFarlane on Thursday, September 18 at 7:30pm and Saturday, September 20 at 2pm. The Festival is sponsored by Cedar Rapids-based Heuer Publishing and celebrates emerging voices in theater. (more...)

MTC's WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID with Cherry Jones & Zoe Kazan Ends Run TodayMTC's WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID with Cherry Jones & Zoe Kazan Ends Run Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of When We Were Young and Unafraid, the new play by Sarah Treem ('House of Cards,' 'In Treatment'), directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park), ends its run today, Sunday, August 10. The show has played 29 preview performances and 64 regular performances. (more...)

MTC's WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID, Starring Cherry Jones, Enters Final WeekMTC's WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID, Starring Cherry Jones, Enters Final Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID, the new play by Sarah Treem ("House of Cards," "In Treatment"), directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park), begins the final week of its run today, Tuesday, August 5 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

MTC's WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID with Cherry Jones Opens TonightMTC's WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID with Cherry Jones Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID, the new play by Sarah Treem ("House of Cards," "In Treatment"), directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park), opens tonight, June 17 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street) in a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, August 10. (more...)

CONNECTICUT CRITICS CIRCLE Announces Nominations for 2013-2014 SeasonCONNECTICUT CRITICS CIRCLE Announces Nominations for 2013-2014 Season
by Lauren Yarger - Jun 16, 2014

A reception at 6:30 precedes the ceremony, which will begin at 7:30. All are welcome to attend the free event, which is fast becoming the theater-networking event in the state. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Trinity Rep Ends Fiftieth Season with Uneven A LIE OF THE MINDBWW Reviews: Trinity Rep Ends Fiftieth Season with Uneven A LIE OF THE MIND
by Robert Barossi - Jun 3, 2014

As the summer arrives, and many theater companies either end their season or switch to lighter, summer-friendly fare, one can look back and reflect on the theatrical offerings of the past year. There have without doubt been many weighty, dark, serious and thought-provoking plays on our area stages during fall and winter. Trinity Rep adds its own heavyweight into the final rounds of the season with their production of Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind. Like much of Trinity's fiftieth season has been, it's a show that is uneven and, arguably, an underwhelming experience in the final analysis. Like many of the other recent similar theatrical offerings, it is also a show that is at times unquestionably riveting and spellbinding. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cherry Jones, Zoe Kazan & More in MTC's WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAIDPhoto Flash: First Look at Cherry Jones, Zoe Kazan & More in MTC's WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of When We Were Young and Unafraid, the new play by Sarah Treem ('House of Cards,' 'In Treatment'), directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park), is currently in previews at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I, ahead of an official opening night on Tuesday, June 17. Tickets for the production are currently on sale through Sunday, August 10. Check out a first look below! (more...)

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