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@chris_shinn - 11/22/14 12:41pm Lots of theories about why the Cosby allegations were ignored for so long. Mine: human beings constantly deny and minimize violence.


@chris_shinn - 11/15/14 02:23pm I would rather immigrate to DPRK than watch @Sethrogen and @JamesFrancoTV in @TheInterview trailer one more time.


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Cherry Lane's Mentor Project to Continue 3/12 with SONNETS ON TAPCherry Lane's Mentor Project to Continue 3/12 with SONNETS ON TAP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Cherry Lane Theatre's award-winning MENTOR PROJECT for emerging playwrights continues its 16th season on March 12 at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Greenwich Village) with SONNETS ON TAP - an evening of Shakespeare sonnets performed to tap dancing - conceived and directed by Awoye Timpo. Mentored by Lisa Peterson, SONNETS ON TAP marks the very first Mentor Project directing mentorship. (more...)

DMT to Present Staged Reading of DYING CITY, 4/1DMT to Present Staged Reading of DYING CITY, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre (DMT) has announced the sixth production in the 2013-2014 'Bare Bones' staged reading series: 'DYING CITY' by Christopher Shinn, a provocative, psychological drama about two people who share a tragic legacy. (more...)

Huntington/Coolidge's STAGE & SCREEN to Continue with JUAN OF THE DEAD, BECOMING CUBA, 3/10Huntington/Coolidge's STAGE & SCREEN to Continue with JUAN OF THE DEAD, BECOMING CUBA, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Stage & Screen, a collaboration between Coolidge Corner Theatre and Huntington Theatre Company that explores the depictions of shared themes in Huntington productions and acclaimed films continues its second season on Monday, March 10 at 7pm with the 2011 Cuban zombie comedy Juan of the Dead. The screening will be followed by a conversation with Becoming Cuba playwright Melinda Lopez and director M. Bevin O'Gara moderated by Huntington dramaturg Charles Haugland. (more...)

The Seeing Place Announces Cast Repertory of DYING CITY and TWO ROOMSThe Seeing Place Announces Cast Repertory of DYING CITY and TWO ROOMS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

The Seeing Place announces casting for their daring repertory of DYING CITY and TWO ROOMS. (more...)

A.C.T.'s Will on Wheels to Bring the Bard to Bay Area SchoolsA.C.T.'s Will on Wheels to Bring the Bard to Bay Area Schools
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

The American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Program continues to grow its annual Will on Wheels program, which tours works of William Shakespeare to schools around the Bay Area, with a record-setting 24 performances this year. The 2014 Will on Wheels tour spotlights abridged versions of two Shakespeare classics: Romeo and Juliet and a two-woman production of As You Like It. Both productions feature student actors from the A.C.T. M.F.A. Program class of 2015. (more...)

Full Cast and Creatives Announced for Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS!Full Cast and Creatives Announced for Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents the world premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS!, a modish ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, adapted by Rolin Jones, with songs by Billie Joe Armstrong, and directed by Jackson Gay, March 14-April 5 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 20. (more...)

Award-Winning Drama FOUR Debuts on DVD TodayAward-Winning Drama FOUR Debuts on DVD Today
by Movies News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Based on the play of the same name by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award-winning playwright Christopher Shinn, first-time Director Joshua Sanchez's award-winning drama FOUR debuts across all digital platforms beginning December 17th before landing on DVD today, January 14th 2014, from Wolfe Video. (more...)

Coolidge Corner Theatre & Huntington's STAGE & SCREEN to Continue with SECRETARY, 1/6Coolidge Corner Theatre & Huntington's STAGE & SCREEN to Continue with SECRETARY, 1/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

Stage & Screen, a collaboration between Coolidge Corner Theatre and Huntington Theatre Company that explores the depictions of shared themes in Huntington productions and acclaimed films continues its second season of collaboration on Monday, January 6 at 7pm with Secretary starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Spader. The screening will be followed by a conversation moderated by Boston Globe columnist Meredith Goldstein with Venus in Fur director Daniel Goldstein and actors Andrea Syglowski and Chris Kipiniak. (more...)

FIST IN MOUTH to Begin 12/10 at the Studio at Cherry Lane TheatreFIST IN MOUTH to Begin 12/10 at the Studio at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2013

Cherry Lane Theatre, under the direction of Angelina Fiodellisi, presents the world premiere of Fist In Mouth, a new play written and directed by Dan Hasse. (more...)

Award-Winning Drama FOUR Debuts on DVD 1/14Award-Winning Drama FOUR Debuts on DVD 1/14
by Movies News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

Based on the play of the same name by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award-winning playwright Christopher Shinn, first-time Director Joshua Sanchez's award-winning drama FOUR debuts across all digital platforms beginning December 17th (more...)

TCG Releases TEDDY FERRARA by Christopher ShinnTCG Releases TEDDY FERRARA by Christopher Shinn
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of Teddy Ferrara by Christopher Shinn, the author of the Pulitzer Prize-finalist, Dying City. This gripping new drama inspired by real events received its world premiere at Chicago's Goodman Theatre in winter 2013. (more...)

ROOSTER ROOM, FEATHERS & TEETH and ANOTHER WORD FOR BEAUTY Join Goodman's 2013 New Stages Festival LineupROOSTER ROOM, FEATHERS & TEETH and ANOTHER WORD FOR BEAUTY Join Goodman's 2013 New Stages Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

Goodman Theatre announces the complete line-up for its 2013 New Stages festival, this year celebrating Latino playwrights. Three staged readings-The Rooster Room by Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes, Feathers and Teeth by Charise Castro Smith and Another Word for Beauty by Jose Rivera-complement the previously-announced two fully-staged workshop productions, The Upstairs Concierge by Pulitzer Prize finalist Kristoffer Diaz and The Solid Sand Below by former Goodman Theatre Playwrights Unit member Martin Zimmerman. (more...)

Previews begin Thursday 10/24 for Ensemble Studio Theatre's World Premiere 'Year of the Rooster' by Eric Dufault and directed by John GiampietroPreviews begin Thursday 10/24 for Ensemble Studio Theatre's World Premiere 'Year of the Rooster' by Eric Dufault and directed by John Giampietro
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Previews begin Thursday, October 24, for Year of the Rooster by Youngblood playwright Eric Dufault, directed by John Giampietro, at the Ensemble Studio Theatre, 549 West 52nd Street. Year of the Rooster is a comic, mythic elevation of the gritty subculture of American cockfighting by a 25-year-old playwright. It opens the Ensemble Studio Theatre's 46th season Monday, October 28, at 7:00pm . (more...)

Ken Urban's NIBBLER, Directed by Stephen Brackett Begins Performances on 11/15Ken Urban's NIBBLER, Directed by Stephen Brackett Begins Performances on 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

Stable Cable Lab Co. has announced the cast and creative team for the workshop production of Nibbler, a play by Ken Urban, directed by Stephen Brackett. Nibblerwill begin invited presentations on Friday, November 15, 2013 at Theatre 54 at Shetler Studios (244 W. 54th St - between Broadway & 8th Ave.) and is scheduled to run through November 23rd, 2013. The results of the workshop production - including the actors' experience with the work, the aesthetics of the director and designers, and the audience's feedback - will be invaluable to the development of this play and talkbacks will follow several performances to discuss the work. (more...)

Official: Joe Manganiello to Lead Yale Rep's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIREOfficial: Joe Manganiello to Lead Yale Rep's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) has announced that Rene Augesen will play Blanche DuBois and Joe Manganiello will play Stanley Kowalski in its first-ever production of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, the Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece by Tennessee Williams. Directed by Mark Rucker, the production, which will open Yale Rep's 2013-14 season, will play September 20-October 12, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). (more...)

Huntington/Coolidge Collaboration to Continue with NETWORK and THE POWER OF DUFF, 10/14Huntington/Coolidge Collaboration to Continue with NETWORK and THE POWER OF DUFF, 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

Stage & Screen, a collaboration between Coolidge Corner Theatre and Huntington Theatre Company that explores the depictions of shared themes in Huntington productions and acclaimed films begins its second season of collaboration on Monday, October 14 at 7pm with Sidney Lumet's Academy Award-winning film Network. The screening will be followed by a conversation with playwright, screenwriter, and film director Stephen Belber and others from the Huntington's production of The Power of Duff. (more...)

Primary Stages' THE MODEL APARTMENT Begins Previews Tomorrow Off-BroadwayPrimary Stages' THE MODEL APARTMENT Begins Previews Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

Beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, September 24, Primary Stages continues its 29th season with a new production of their acclaimed 1995 OBIE Award-winner, The Model Apartment, by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies (Shipwrecked!, Time Stands Still, Dinner with Friends, Sight Unseen). Directed by Evan Cabnet (A Kid Like Jake at Lincoln Center Theater,The Performers on Broadway), the production will feature Mark Blum (The Assembled Parties and Gore Vidal's The Best Man on Broadway), Diane Davis (Old Acquaintance on Broadway, Regrets Only at MTC), two-time Obie Award-winner Kathryn Grody (The Marriage of Bette & Boo, Top Girls, A Mom's Life), and Hubert Point-Du Jour (Angels in America and The Brother/Sister Plays Off-Broadway). The Model Apartment runs through November 1 at Primary Stages at 59E59 Theaters. Opening night is Tuesday, October 15 at 7PM. (more...)

Cherry Lane Theatre Receives '50/50 Applause' AwardCherry Lane Theatre Receives '50/50 Applause' Award
by Joseph OHern - Sep 23, 2013

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Joe Manganiello Leads Yale Rep's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Beg. TonightJoe Manganiello Leads Yale Rep's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

Yale Repertory Theatre has announced that Rene Augesen will play Blanche DuBois and Joe Manganiello will play Stanley Kowalski in its first-ever production of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, the Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece by Tennessee Williams. Directed by Mark Rucker, the production, which will open Yale Rep's 2013-14 season, will play tonight, September 20-October 12, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). (more...)

Goodman Theatre Announces Latino-Focused 2013 New Stages Festival, 12/7-22Goodman Theatre Announces Latino-Focused 2013 New Stages Festival, 12/7-22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

Now in its 10th year, Goodman Theatre's 2013 New Stages festival features five FREE new plays-two fully staged workshop productions performed in repertory plus three staged readings-in the Owen Theatre, December 7 - 22. All five plays celebrate Latino playwrights: The Upstairs Concierge, a contemporary farce about celebrity and baseball by Pulitzer Prize finalist (for The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity) Kristoffer Diaz; and The Solid Sand Below, an examination of the intoxicating nature of war which Martin Zimmerman developed during his time as a member of the Goodman's Playwrights Unit, and which was selected for the 2013 National Playwrights Conference at The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Connecticut. The three staged readings, which complement the two workshop productions over the December 13 - 15 "Industry Weekend," are TBA. Tickets are free, but reservations are required: 312.443.3800, GoodmanTheatre.org or visit the box office (170 N. Dearborn). (more...)

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