Christopher Durang News

 

Christopher Durang News

Date Of Birth:
January 02, 1949 (66)
Birth Place:
Montclair, NJ, USA
Gender:
Male
McCarter Receives 2015 Edgerton Foundation New Play Award for ALL THE DAYS PremiereMcCarter Receives 2015 Edgerton Foundation New Play Award for ALL THE DAYS Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

McCarter Theatre Center has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Edgerton Foundation New Play Award in support of Sharyn Rothstein's All the Days, a heartfelt world premiere comedy centered on a complicated relationship between a mother and her grown daughter. All the Days is the sixth McCarter world premiere to receive an Edgerton Award in the past eight seasons. (more...)

Aurora Theatre's 20th Anniversary Season to Feature INTO THE WOODS, MEMPHIS & MoreAurora Theatre's 20th Anniversary Season to Feature INTO THE WOODS, MEMPHIS & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

On the heels of a record-breaking year, Aurora Theatre celebrates its 20th Anniversary season! Atlanta audiences will once again experience award-winning productions and talent, as Aurora Theatre unveils its 2015-2016 Peach State Federal Credit Union Signature Series. (more...)

Company of Fools to Present VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE This SummerCompany of Fools to Present VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

This July Company of Fools (COF) presents the hilarious winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, by the master of comedy, Christopher Durang. One of the most lauded Broadway plays of recent years, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike has been described by the New York Times as, 'deliriously funny' and 'comic acting raised to the level of high art.' (more...)

City Theatre Names 2015 Young Playwrights Contest WinnersCity Theatre Names 2015 Young Playwrights Contest Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

City Theatre has announced the six winners of our 2015 Young Playwrights Contest. These winning playwrights will develop their scripts in collaboration with professional theatre artists in productions on City Theatre's Hamburg Studio stage during the 16th annual Young Playwrights Festival, September 29 - October 9, 2015. (more...)

Hub Theatre Company to Present Christopher Durang's LAUGHING WILD, 7/17-8/1Hub Theatre Company to Present Christopher Durang's LAUGHING WILD, 7/17-8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Hub Theatre Company of Boston will continue its third season this summer with Christopher Durang's Laughing Wild at Club Cafe, Friday, July 17 through Saturday, August 1. (more...)

The Bay Players to Present VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, 6/19-27The Bay Players to Present VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, 6/19-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

The Bay Players community theatre organization presents Christopher Durang's comic play Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, on June 19, 20, 26 and 27, 8 pm, at First Parish Church, 842 Tremont Street (Rte. 3A), Duxbury. The production is directed by Philip Markella. (more...)

Sierra Stages to Present THE PRODUCERS, 7/16-8/8Sierra Stages to Present THE PRODUCERS, 7/16-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

This summer, Sierra Stages presents the over-the-top Mel Brooks musical comedy "THE PRODUCERS" from July 16 through August 8 at the Nevada Theatre in Nevada City. Winner of an unprecedented 12 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, "THE PRODUCERS" has music and lyrics by Mel Brooks and a book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan. The Sierra Stages production is directed by Susan Mason, with dance direction by George Jayne and musical direction by Ken Getz, who conducts the live theatre orchestra. (more...)

VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE to Open 6/11 at Mendocino TheatreVANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE to Open 6/11 at Mendocino Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Opening June 11th, the Mendocino Theatre Company presents Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, a smart, eccentric comedy. The play, written by popular playwright Christopher Durang, is directed by visiting New York based director Stephanie C. Cunningham. (more...)

Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Chicago!Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Chicago!
by Elee Schrock - Jun 1, 2015

It's a hot time for theatre in Chicago! Pre-Broadway engagements, remounts, premieres, and more fill the stages this summer and here are BroadwayWorld's top picks for the ones to look out for! (more...)

Stage West to Present Christopher Durang's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKEStage West to Present Christopher Durang's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

'Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.' Especially when you're the one paying the bills. It might not make for a joyous reunion, though, as we discover to hilarious effect in Christopher Durang's 2013 Tony-winning Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, beginning its 6-week run on Thursday, June 4. (more...)

Married Stars Kier Dullea and Mia Dillon to Lead ON GOLDEN POND at Bucks County PlayhouseMarried Stars Kier Dullea and Mia Dillon to Lead ON GOLDEN POND at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) announces Bucks County's own John Augustine to return (The Hummingbird's Tour, 2014, Director) to the Bucks County Playhouse stage as 'Larry' in Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY, running May 29-June 21. Augustine will play alongside Broadway's Candy Buckley (Scandalous, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Cabaret) as 'Joanne'. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Theatre East and Yale Alumni Association of New York will present Elizabeth Parrish with the Laurette Taylor Award on Thursday, May 28th at Ramscale Studio South, 463 West Street, in the West Village Highline district, NYC. The benefit starts at 7pm with an exclusive cocktail reception, followed by dinner at 8pm. The award will be presented to Ms. Parrish by Kate Mulgrew (Orange is the New Black). The ceremony will include tributes by alumna Meryl Streep and the Stella Adler Studio's Artistic Director, Tom Oppenheim. (more...)

Cast Announced for Theatre East's DEVIL AND THE DEEP at Theater 3Cast Announced for Theatre East's DEVIL AND THE DEEP at Theater 3
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Theatre East presents Devil and the Deep, a new musical reimagining of Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island, at Theater 3 (311 West 43rd Street, NY 10036). Previews begin Saturday, June 6 and the Opening is Thursday, June 11th for the limited engagement. (more...)

Theatre East to Present DEVIL AND THE DEEP at Theater 3Theatre East to Present DEVIL AND THE DEEP at Theater 3
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Theatre East presents Devil and the Deep, a new musical reimagining of Robert Louis Stephenson's Treasure Island, at Theater 3 (311 West 43rd Street, NY 10036).  Previews begin Saturday, June 6 and the Opening is Thursday, June 11th for the limited engagement.  Music and lyrics are by Graham Russell (Air Supply) and Katie McGhie, with book and additional lyrics by Melissa Bell.  It is directed by Lisa Devine, with choreography by Sarita Moore. The musical direction and arrangements are by Josh Freilich.  Set design is by Alisa Keegan, with costume design by Adrienne Carlile, and lighting design by Jess Burgess. The sound design is by John D. Ivy, puppetry design by Tanya Khordoc & Barry Weil (Evolve Company), and fight choreographer is Alex Reed. The production manager is Dan Baker, Kristi Hess is the production stage manager, assistant production stage manager is Tina Truong, and the assistant director Christa Kimlicko Jones. (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...)

White Heron Theatre's 2015 Summer Season to Feature 'VANYA AND SONIA' & MoreWhite Heron Theatre's 2015 Summer Season to Feature 'VANYA AND SONIA' & More
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

The White Heron Theatre Company of Nantucket announces their 2015 summer season of professional repertory theatre performances including the Tony award winning play Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike directed on Nantucket by Tony award winner Martin Platt; Pulitzer prize- winning play The Gin Game; a new play by an established playwright in the Long Wharf Theatre New Plays Collaborative and impromptu pop-up theatre around the island. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Wrenn Schmidt, Enver Gjokaj, Zach Appelman, Marsha Mason and More in ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old GlobePhoto Flash: First Look at Wrenn Schmidt, Enver Gjokaj, Zach Appelman, Marsha Mason and More in ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

The Old Globe presents George Bernard Shaw's Arms and the Man, joining celebrated director Jessica Stone, who recently made her Globe debut with Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Shaw's romantic comedy, which continues the Globe's 80th Anniversary festivities as part of the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration, will run now through June 14, 2015 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is this Thursday, May 14 at 8:00 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Dragon Productions Theatre Company to Present THE COLUMNISTDragon Productions Theatre Company to Present THE COLUMNIST
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Joseph Alsop, America's most powerful political commentator, is the subject of The Columnist, a new play by the Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning author of Proof. Dominating Washington's political scene in the years between World War II and the Vietnam War, Joe is both feared and admired. But as America enters the turbulent 60s, his unyielding political views and dark personal secrets threaten to destroy his influence. Opened on Broadway in 2012 with John Lithgow. (more...)

City Theatre to Host 22nd Annual Gala & Auction, 5/18City Theatre to Host 22nd Annual Gala & Auction, 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

City Theatre, along with Host Committee co-chairs David & Luci Massaro, and Gala co-chairs Judy & Michael Cheteyan, Laura Penrod Kronk and June Yonas celebrate the company's 40th Anniversary Season with the signature Annual Gala & Auction on Monday, May 18, 2015 from 5:30 to 10:00 PM at Heinz Field East Club Lounge. This year's theme; 40th Birthday Bash, recognizes City's milestone 40th year, and welcomes friends to join us for an over-the-top party honoring our rich past, and looking towards our exciting future. (more...)

POLICY OF TRUTH, Starring Nick Wyman and Stephen Kunken, to Screen at SoHo International Film Festival, 5/19POLICY OF TRUTH, Starring Nick Wyman and Stephen Kunken, to Screen at SoHo International Film Festival, 5/19
by Movies News Desk - May 5, 2015

SoHo International Film Festival will be screening the New York premiere of Demos Bizar and GiMe Productions short film, Policy of Truth, on May 19 at 8pm. (more...)

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