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Tony Winner Blair Brown Joins Cast of Tracy Letts' MARY PAGE MARLOWE at SteppenwolfTony Winner Blair Brown Joins Cast of Tracy Letts' MARY PAGE MARLOWE at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today acclaimed stage and screen actor Blair Brown will join the cast of Mary Page Marlowe as one of the seven actors sharing the role of Mary over the span of her life (more...)

Full Cast Set for Mercury Theatre Colchester's UK Premiere of CLYBOURNE PARKFull Cast Set for Mercury Theatre Colchester's UK Premiere of CLYBOURNE PARK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Artistic Director of Mercury Theatre Colchester†Daniel Buckroyd†today announces the full company for the UK regional premiere production of†Bruce Norris' acclaimed play†Clybourne Park†which opens at the company's home base ahead of a national tour -†Ben Deery†(Karl / Steve),†Dan Gaisford(Kenneth),†Rebecca Manley†(Bev / Kathy),†Rebecca Oldfield†(Betsey / Lindsey),†Gloria Onitiri†(Francine / Lena),†Wole Sawyerr†(Albert / Kevin),†William Troughton†(Jim / Tom) and†Mark Womack†(Dan / Russ). The production opens on 15 April as part of the†Made in Colchester Season, with previews from 8 April and runs until 23 April. It is the first time the production will be seen in the UK outside of London. (more...)

UCI Drama to Stage CLYBOURNE PARKUCI Drama to Stage CLYBOURNE PARK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents Bruce Norris' Clybourne Park, which was awarded the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and the 2012 Tony Award for Best Play. Written as a spin-off of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, it examines suburban racial tensions which occur in one Chicago house, 50 years apart. At the helm of Clybourne Park is guest director Leslie Ishii, a celebrated director, actor and arts educator, who is internationally recognized as a leader in the conversations surrounding equity, diversity, and inclusion in the American theatre. Ms. Ishii is excited to explore this rich and controversial work. (more...)

A Show Within a Show! Meet the Full Cast of NOISES OFF, Opening Tonight on BroadwayA Show Within a Show! Meet the Full Cast of NOISES OFF, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Jan 14, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company's Noises Off officially opens tonight, January 14, 2016. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, March 6, 2016, on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the company! (more...)

THE RAISIN CYCLE to Tackle Race Relations, Urban Renewal and Gentrification at Wayne StateTHE RAISIN CYCLE to Tackle Race Relations, Urban Renewal and Gentrification at Wayne State
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

Racism in the housing market in the mid-20th Century was not limited to Detroit. In connection with Detroit's history of impact from race relations, urban renewal, and gentrification and in honor of Black History Month, Theatre and Dance at Wayne announces its presentation of THE RAISIN CYCLE, a series including and stemming from Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN. (more...)

The 2016 Los Angeles Real Estate Summit - Register Now to AttendThe 2016 Los Angeles Real Estate Summit - Register Now to Attend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

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Eric Bogosian Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Finish 100 MONOLOGUES Video SeriesEric Bogosian Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Finish 100 MONOLOGUES Video Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Actor/playwright Eric Bogosian just launched a Kickstarter campaign for 100monologues.com, a series of short films which feature a variety of New York-based actors performing monologues from his award-winning solo shows -- Funhouse; Drinking in America; Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll; Pounding Nails in the Floor with My Forehead; and Wake Up and Smell the Coffee. (more...)

Echo Theater Company to Stage World Premiere of BED, 2/6-3/13Echo Theater Company to Stage World Premiere of BED, 2/6-3/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

Next up at the Echo Theater Company: the world premiere of Sheila Callaghan's newest play - a funny, sexy and unconventional romance with music. Jennifer Chambers directs Kate Morgan Chadwick, TW Leshner and Johnathan McClain in BED, opening Feb. 6 at Atwater Village Theatre. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre to Present EMPIRELa Mirada Theatre to Present EMPIRE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS†&†MC COY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT†(2014 Ovation Award Nominee for Best Season!),†in association with Sue Vaccaro, Ricky Stevens & The Rivet Gang announce the third show of their 2015-2016 season, the pre-Broadway engagement of†EMPIRE, book, music & lyrics by Caroline Sherman and Robert Hull, musical direction by Sariva Goetz, and directed and choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge (Ragtime).††EMPIRE†will preview on Friday, January 22, 2016 (with a press opening on Saturday, January 23) and run through Sunday, February 14, 2016 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

Billie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS Opens Tonight Off-BroadwayBillie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

The New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist and Emmy Award nominated writer Rolin Jones and Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winning Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong's new play with music THESE PAPER BULLETS!, directed by Jackson Gay, opens tonight, December 15, at Atlantic Theater Company. (more...)

Lois Smith Leads MARJORIE PRIME, Opening Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsLois Smith Leads MARJORIE PRIME, Opening Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist Marjorie Prime, a new play by Jordan Harrison (Maple and Vine, Doris to Darlene at PH; Amazons and Their Men; Kid-Simple; 'Orange is the New Black'). Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons and directed by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Detroit, Maple and Vine, Your Mother's Copy of the Kama Sutra at PH; Belleville; This Wide Night; The Thugs), the play is the third production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. The production opens tonight, December 14, at†Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street), and†will play a limited engagement through Sunday, January 3. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf's Chicago Premiere of DOMESTICATEDPhoto Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf's Chicago Premiere of DOMESTICATED
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Rehearsals are underway for†Steppenwolf Theatre Company's†Chicago premiere production of Domesticated,†a scandalously entertaining play written and directed by ensemble member†Bruce Norris, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Clybourne Park, The Qualms†and†The Pain and The Itch. Featuring ensemble member†Tom Irwin†as publicly shamed politician Bill Pulver opposite venerable Chicago actress†Mary Beth Fisher,†who plays his wife,†Domesticated†begins previews December 3, 2015 (press performances are December 12 at 3pm and December 15 at 7:30pm; opening night is December 13) and runs through February 7, 2016 in the Downstairs Theatre.†Single tickets ($20 - $89) are available through Audience Services (1650 N. Halsted) at†312-335-1650†andsteppenwolf.org. Check out photos below! (more...)

David Mamet's CHINA DOLL, Starring Al Pacino, Opens Tonight on BroadwayDavid Mamet's CHINA DOLL, Starring Al Pacino, Opens Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

China Doll, the new play by David Mamet starring Tony, Emmy and Academy Award-winner Al Pacino, officially opens tonight, December 4, after a two-week delay.†Directed by Tony Award-winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf) and co-starring Christopher Denham ('Master Harold'... and the Boys, Argo, 'Manhattan'), China Doll†plays†the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) and†marks the tenth presentation of a David Mamet work by Messrs Richards, Frankel and Treaxler on Broadway and in the West End. (more...)

Lois Smith Leads MARJORIE PRIME, Beginning Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsLois Smith Leads MARJORIE PRIME, Beginning Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

Playwrights Horizons†presents the New York premiere of 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist Marjorie Prime, a new play by Jordan Harrison (Maple and Vine, Doris to Darlene at PH; Amazons and Their Men; Kid-Simple; 'Orange is the New Black'). Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons and directed by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Detroit, Maple and Vine, Your Mother's Copy of the Kama Sutra at PH; Belleville; This Wide Night; The Thugs), the play is the third production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. The first preview is tonight, November 20 at 8PM at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). The production has an Opening Night set for Monday, December 14 and will play a limited engagement through Sunday, January 3. (more...)

Billie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS Begins Tonight Off-BroadwayBillie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

The New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist and Emmy Award nominated writer Rolin Jones and Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winning Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong's new play with music THESE PAPER BULLETS!, directed by Jackson Gay, begins tonight, November 20, at†Atlantic Theater Company. (more...)

The New York Times Reinstates Designer Credits for Theatre ReviewsThe New York Times Reinstates Designer Credits for Theatre Reviews
by Jessica Khan - Nov 18, 2015

Members and constituents of United Scenic Artists Local USA 829 have been busy speaking out against The New York Times' recent decision to leave out the names of shows' designers when listing credits for theatre productions at the end of reviews. As of today,†their hard work has paid off. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Tom Irwin, Mary Beth Fisher and More for DOMESTICATED at SteppenwolfPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Tom Irwin, Mary Beth Fisher and More for DOMESTICATED at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

Rehearsals are underway for Steppenwolf Theatre Company's Chicago premiere production of DOMESTICATED, a scandalously entertaining play written and directed by ensemble member Bruce Norris, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Clybourne Park, The Qualmsand The Pain and The Itch. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Paul Gross and Martha Burns Lead Bruce Norris' DOMESTICATED, Beginning Tonight in Canadian PremierePaul Gross and Martha Burns Lead Bruce Norris' DOMESTICATED, Beginning Tonight in Canadian Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

The Company Theatre presents the Canadian premiere production of DOMESTICATED, a new play by Pulitzer and Tony award-winning author, Bruce Norris. The play, starring Paula Gross and Martha Burns, will run tonight, November 17 - December 13, 2015, directed by Philip Riccio at Berkeley Street Theatre. (more...)

Meet the Cast of Broadway's New Suspense Thriller- MISERY; Opens Tonight at the Broadhurst Theatre!Meet the Cast of Broadway's New Suspense Thriller- MISERY; Opens Tonight at the Broadhurst Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2015

Broadway's new suspense thriller Misery, starring two-time Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe Award winner Bruce Willis and three-time Emmy Award winner Laurie Metcalf and written by two-time Academy Award winner William Goldman, opens tonight at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 W 44th Street),†in a strictly limited 16-week engagement. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 11/15/2015Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 11/15/2015
by BWW - Nov 15, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/15/2015 for San Francisco (more...)

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