Christopher Durang News

 

Christopher Durang News

Date of Birth: January 02, 1949 (67)
Birth Place: Montclair, NJ, USA
Gender: Male
A LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, Extends Before Off-Broadway OpeningA LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, Extends Before Off-Broadway Opening
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Playwrights Horizons has announced a two-week extension for A LIFE, the world premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (A Small Fire and The Drunken City at Playwrights, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows).  Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Marjorie Prime, Detroit, Maple and Vine at Playwrights; You Got Older; Belleville; This Wide Night; Smokefall), A LIFE will be the second production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season.   (more...)

DISGRACED to Spark Debate at McCarter This October; Ayad Akhtar Set for Dialogue During RunDISGRACED to Spark Debate at McCarter This October; Ayad Akhtar Set for Dialogue During Run
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer Prize winning Disgraced has become a flashpoint of conversation. Critically-acclaimed and Tony-nominated on Broadway, produced around the world, Disgraced is about to spark debate on McCarter's Matthews Stage this October. (more...)

Good Theater VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKEGood Theater VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Good Theater, the professional theater company in residence at the St. Lawrence Arts Center, will kick off its 15th Anniversary Season with the Portland premiere of the 2013 Tony Award winning Best Play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang and directed by Good Theater's Artistic Director, Brian P. Allen  The show will begin on Wednesday October 19 and play for five weeks through Sunday November 20 for a total of 30 performances. (more...)

Winter Park Theatre Presents BEYOND THERAPYWinter Park Theatre Presents BEYOND THERAPY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2016

The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park presents the Christopher Durang comedy, 'Beyond Therapy', from September 30-October 9, 2016. (more...)

Christopher Durang Will Be Ingram New Works Playwriting Fellow at Nashville RepChristopher Durang Will Be Ingram New Works Playwriting Fellow at Nashville Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Nashville Repertory Theatre has announced Christopher Durang will join the Ingram New Works Project as the Ingram New Works Playwriting Fellow for the 2016-17 season. (more...)

Nashville Rep Announces Durang as Ingram New Works Fellow for 2016-17Nashville Rep Announces Durang as Ingram New Works Fellow for 2016-17
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 15, 2016

Playwright Christopher Durang has been named Ingram New Works Playwriting Fellow for the 2016-17 season of Nashville Repertory Theatre's Ingram New Works Project, it was announced today. (more...)

Design Team Complete for Theatre East's A NAME FOR A GHOST TO MUTTER Off-BroadwayDesign Team Complete for Theatre East's A NAME FOR A GHOST TO MUTTER Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Theatre East presents A Name for a Ghost to Mutter by Cyndi Williams at Urban Stages, 259 West 30th Street, NYC. (more...)

David Hyde Pierce Will Be Honored at Drama League's MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY GalaDavid Hyde Pierce Will Be Honored at Drama League's MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

The Drama League announced today that Tony and Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce will be the honoree of the 33rd Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway, to be held on Monday evening, November 7, 2016 at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue) in New York City. (more...)

Hit Comedy HAND TO GOD to Open City Theatre's 2016-17 SeasonHit Comedy HAND TO GOD to Open City Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Kicking the 2016-17 season off with a bang, City Theatre presents Hand to God by Robert Askins, September 24 - October 16, 2016 on the Main Stage. (more...)

Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2016 Barrymore Award NomineesTheatre Philadelphia Announces 2016 Barrymore Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Theatre Philadelphia has announced the nominees for the 2016 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. (more...)

Erika Amato, Tom Byrn and Mike Newman to Lead BIOGRAPHY at East Lynne Theater CompanyErika Amato, Tom Byrn and Mike Newman to Lead BIOGRAPHY at East Lynne Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

The award-winning East Lynne Theater Company of Cape May, NJ has announced complete casting for S. N. Behrman's effervescent 1932 comedy, Biography. (more...)

BWW Review: VANYA, SONIA, MASHA AND SPIKE Visit Oyster MillBWW Review: VANYA, SONIA, MASHA AND SPIKE Visit Oyster Mill
by Marakay Rogers - Aug 27, 2016

Since when does a small community theatre do a better job at a show than the professionals? In this production of Christopher Durang's popular Chekhov-based comedy. (more...)

Theatre East to Present Neighborhood Reading of LONE STAR and LAUNDRY & BOURBONTheatre East to Present Neighborhood Reading of LONE STAR and LAUNDRY & BOURBON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Theatre East presents Lone Star and Laundry & Bourbon to celebrate its 30th installment of the NEIGHBORHOOD READING SERIES at The Bronx Brewery, 856 E 136th Street, Bronx (between Willow and Walnut Avenue) on Friday, September 2nd at 7pm (more...)

Executive Producing Director Sara Garonzik to Depart Philadelphia Theatre CompanyExecutive Producing Director Sara Garonzik to Depart Philadelphia Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

After spearheading the artistic vision and organizational growth of Philadelphia Theatre Company for thirty-five years, Executive Producing Director Sara Garonzik announced to the PTC Board of Directors that she will be leaving her position sometime during the 2016-2017 season when her successor joins the Company. She will remain in Philadelphia to pursue consulting and independent producing projects. (more...)

Scripps Ranch Theatre to Produce  VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE By Christopher DurangScripps Ranch Theatre to Produce VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE By Christopher Durang
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Scripps Ranch Theatre presents VANYA and SONIA and MASHA and SPIKE by Christopher Durang. The performances take place at Scripps Ranch Theatre on the Campus of Alliant International University from September 9th - October 10th. The production is helmed by acclaimed San Diego Director, Kathy Brombacher. (more...)

Guest Blog: Playwright Dave Hanson On WAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOTGuest Blog: Playwright Dave Hanson On WAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOT
by Guest Blogger: Dave Hanson - Aug 22, 2016

Playwright Dave Hanson on Beckett parody Waiting For Waiting For Godot at St James Theatre (more...)

Cast Complete for Adam Bock's A LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, at Playwrights HorizonsCast Complete for Adam Bock's A LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for A LIFE, the world premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (A Small Fire and The Drunken City at Playwrights, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows). Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Marjorie Prime, Detroit, Maple and Vine at Playwrights; You Got Older; Belleville; This Wide Night; Smokefall), A LIFE will be the second production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season. (more...)

BROADWAY GOES TO THE MOVIES and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 BelowBROADWAY GOES TO THE MOVIES and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, including Michael Feinstein with Marilyn Maye, 54 CELEBRATES THE MUPPETS, BROADWAY GOES TO THE MOVIES with Christopher Durang and more. Details below! (more...)

Musical Theatre Factory Takes Up Residency at Playwrights HorizonsMusical Theatre Factory Takes Up Residency at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Playwrights Horizons today announced Musical Theatre Factory as the second theater company to join its Resident Company Program. (more...)

BWW Review: MCT Channels a Crazy Chekhov in Durang's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKEBWW Review: MCT Channels a Crazy Chekhov in Durang's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Aug 16, 2016

What happens in Bucks County, Pennsylvania-Upper Back Eddy, Bucks County to be specific? Playwright Christopher Durang called Bucks Country home and set his award winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike in their country house right there. A place where almost nothing happens except a blue heron visits a pond on the property each morning that Vanya and Sonia wait for while drinking their morning coffee. Milwaukee Chamber Theater opens their 2016-2017 season in the Cabot Theatre with this 2012 Tony Award for Best Play that captures three siblings, one adopted, contemplating their midlife regrets and revelations. Or as Durang would say: 'Their hidden reservoirs that haven't been tapped.' (more...)

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