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@chris_shinn - 5/28/15 11:11am I think @TheTonyAwards should take a cue from Republicans running for President, just let anyone who wants to nominate themselves for a Tony


@chris_shinn - 5/27/15 10:48am There were a few movies in my adolescence that seemed like classics from the very moment I saw them. Point Break was one of those movies.


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BWW Reviews: Shinn's Blistery DYING CITY Has West Coast Premiere at Rogue MachineBWW Reviews: Shinn's Blistery DYING CITY Has West Coast Premiere at Rogue Machine
by Don Grigware - May 21, 2013

In Dying City, now in its West Coast premiere at the Rogue Machine Theatre, Christopher Shinn examines the devastating effects of the Iraq War on the American soldiers who participated in it and more urgently on those they left behind. At the core are Kelly (Laurie Okin), the wife of a deceased soldier, his identical twin brother Peter (Burt Grinstead) and in flashback, the deceased soldier/husband/brother Craig (also Grinstead). (more...)

Rogue Machine Stages DYING CITY, Now thru 7/8Rogue Machine Stages DYING CITY, Now thru 7/8
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2013

Rogue Machine presents Los Angeles Premiere of DYING CITY by Christopher Shinn, opening tonight,, May 18, 2013 with reception to follow. The production runs 5pm Saturdays, 7pm Sundays, and 8pm Mondays through July 8, 2013, with Memorial weekend performances on May 23rd at 8pm and Sunday, May 26th at 7pm (No performance on June 24th). (more...)

Mary Louise Parker, David Morse and More Set for Vineyard Theatre's Reunion ReadingsMary Louise Parker, David Morse and More Set for Vineyard Theatre's Reunion Readings
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2013

The Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.) -- currently celebrating its 30th anniversary season -- will present one-night-only 'reunion' readings this summer with the entire original casts of two of the most acclaimed productions in the company's history: on Monday, June 24 at 8:00 p.m., Linda Emond, Cotter Smith, Tim Hopper and Robert Emmet Lunney will perform Craig Lucas' play THE DYING GAUL; and on Monday, July 1 at 8:00 p.m., Mary Louise Parker, David Morse and company will reunite for Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize winning play HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE. (more...)

Rogue Machine to Stage DYING CITY, 5/18-7/8Rogue Machine to Stage DYING CITY, 5/18-7/8
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2013

Rogue Machine presents Los Angeles Premiere of DYING CITY by Christopher Shinn, opening May 18, 2013 with reception to follow. The production runs 5pm Saturdays, 7pm Sundays, and 8pm Mondays through July 8, 2013, with Memorial weekend performances on May 23rd at 8pm and Sunday, May 26th at 7pm (No performance on June 24th). (more...)

ONCE's Elizabeth A. Davis Among Playwrights in Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT, 2/20-4/13ONCE's Elizabeth A. Davis Among Playwrights in Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT, 2/20-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

One of the nation's leading programs for emerging playwrights -- Cherry Lane Theatre's award-winning MENTOR PROJECT -- celebrates its 15th anniversary this season with the production of four new plays by emerging writers -- each of whom is paired with an accomplished mentor playwright -- from February 20, 2012 to April 13 at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.) in Manhattan. MENTOR PROJECT is the recipient of the Ross Wetzsteon Obie Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Development of New Work, along with the 2009 James Kirkwood Award for fostering and promoting the work of contemporary American playwrights. (more...)

SMASH's Cohen In PLACE BEYOND THE PINES StillsSMASH's Cohen In PLACE BEYOND THE PINES Stills
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 18, 2013

SMASH's Emory Cohen is featured in a new series of official photos released from the highly anticipated new decades-spanning drama THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES, starring Bradley Cooper, Ryan Gosling, Eva Mendes, Rose Byrne and Ray Liotta. (more...)

Director Robert Falls to Talk and Tweet About MEASURE FOR MEASURE at Goodman Theatre, March-April 2013Director Robert Falls to Talk and Tweet About MEASURE FOR MEASURE at Goodman Theatre, March-April 2013
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2013

'Should a woman sleep with a man she finds repellent if by doing so she serves a greater good?' (New York Times) is among the questions of William Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, at Goodman Theatre in a new production directed by Artistic Director Robert Falls. Falls sets his production of Shakespeare's dark comedy against the backdrop of New York City circa 1970s-an era in which economic challenges, urban flight and the sexual revolution transformed one of the greatest cities in the world into one of the most troubled. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Nominated for 35 IRNE Awards for 2012 ProductionsHuntington Theatre Nominated for 35 IRNE Awards for 2012 Productions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2013

Huntington Theatre Company has received 35 IRNE Award nominations from the Independent Reviewers of New England, the most of any small or large theatre company in the region. The Committee recognized six of the eight productions the Huntington produced in 2012 with the following nominations. (more...)

Director Robert Falls Talks and Tweet About MEASURE FOR MEASURE at Goodman Theatre, March-April 2013Director Robert Falls Talks and Tweet About MEASURE FOR MEASURE at Goodman Theatre, March-April 2013
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2013

'Should a woman sleep with a man she finds repellent if by doing so she serves a greater good?' (New York Times) is among the questions of William Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, at Goodman Theatre in a new production directed by Artistic Director Robert Falls. Falls sets his production of Shakespeare's dark comedy against the backdrop of New York City circa 1970s-an era in which economic challenges, urban flight and the sexual revolution transformed one of the greatest cities in the world into one of the most troubled. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/24/2013Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/24/2013
by BWW - Feb 24, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/24/2013 for Chicago (more...)

Director Robert Falls to Talk and Tweet About MEASURE FOR MEASURE at Goodman Theatre, March-April 2013Director Robert Falls to Talk and Tweet About MEASURE FOR MEASURE at Goodman Theatre, March-April 2013
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2013

'Should a woman sleep with a man she finds repellent if by doing so she serves a greater good?' (New York Times) is among the questions of William Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, at Goodman Theatre in a new production directed by Artistic Director Robert Falls. Falls sets his production of Shakespeare's dark comedy against the backdrop of New York City circa 1970s-an era in which economic challenges, urban flight and the sexual revolution transformed one of the greatest cities in the world into one of the most troubled. (more...)

ONCE's Elizabeth A. Davis Among Playwrights in Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT, Now thru 4/13ONCE's Elizabeth A. Davis Among Playwrights in Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

One of the nation's leading programs for emerging playwrights -- Cherry Lane Theatre's award-winning MENTOR PROJECT -- celebrates its 15th anniversary this season with the production of four new plays by emerging writers -- each of whom is paired with an accomplished mentor playwright -- from tonight, February 20, 2012 to April 13 at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.) in Manhattan. (more...)

Eddie Redmayne to Star in BBC's WAR AND PEACE Adaptation?Eddie Redmayne to Star in BBC's WAR AND PEACE Adaptation?
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2013

Yesterday, it was announced that the BBC has started developing a televised adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's classic tome, WAR AND PEACE. As of today, the upcoming six-part series has found its star in LES MISERABLES' Eddie Redmayne, Entertainment Wise has reported. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/17/2013Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/17/2013
by BWW - Feb 17, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/17/2013 for Chicago (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/10/2013Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/10/2013
by BWW - Feb 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/10/2013 for Chicago (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Goodman Theatre's TEDDY FERRARA World PremierePhoto Flash: First Look at Goodman Theatre's TEDDY FERRARA World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2013

The world-premiere production of the Goodman-commissioned Teddy Ferrara by Pulitzer Prize finalist Christopher Shinn is directed by Evan Cabnet. This stirring exploration of an on-campus tragedy features Liam Benzvi (Gabe), Patrick Clear (University President), Rashaad Hall (Nicky), Ryan Heindl (Teddy Ferrara), Christopher Imbrosciano (Jay), Jax Jackson (Jaq), Dev Kennedy and Fawzia Mirza (Campus Police), Paloma Nozicka (Jenny), Adam Poss (Drew), Josh Salt (Tim), Kelli Simpkins (Ellen) and Janet Ulrich Brooks (University Provost). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/03/2013Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/03/2013
by BWW - Feb 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/03/2013 for Chicago (more...)

Directors, Performance Schedule Set for Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT, 2/20-4/13Directors, Performance Schedule Set for Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT, 2/20-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

Directors Lisa Peterson, Bryan Davidson Blue, Elena Araoz and Chris Henry will direct the four new works debuting as part of Cherry Lane Theatre's 15th anniversary MENTOR PROJECT, it has been announced by Angelina Fiordellisi, Artistic Director of Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Manhattan), where MENTOR PROJECT will run from February 20-April 13, 2013. As well, the performance schedule for each production has been set. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 1/27/2013Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 1/27/2013
by BWW - Jan 27, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/27/2013 for Chicago (more...)

TEDDY FERRARA Begins 2/2 at the Goodman TheatreTEDDY FERRARA Begins 2/2 at the Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

Rehearsals are underway for the world-premiere production of the Goodman-commissioned Teddy Ferrara by Pulitzer Prize finalist Christopher Shinn, praised as 'among the most provocative and probing of American playwrights today' (The New York Times). Evan Cabnet directs this stirring exploration of an on-campus tragedy with a cast that includes Liam Benzvi (Gabe), Patrick Clear (University President), Rashaad Hall (Nicky), Ryan Heindl (Teddy Ferrara), Christopher Imbrosciano (Jay), Jax Jackson (Jaq), Dev Kennedy and Fawzia Mirza (Campus Police), Paloma Nozicka (Jenny), Adam Poss (Drew), Josh Salt (Tim), Kelli Simpkins (Ellen) and Janet Ulrich Brooks (University Provost). The design team includes Jenny Mannis (Costume Designer), Keith Parham (Lighting Designer), Lee Savage (Set Designer) and Richard Woodbury (Sound Designer). Rehearsal photos, headshots and bio information can be found in the Press Room. Teddy Ferrara runs February 2 - March 3, 2013 in the Owen Theatre (opening night is Monday, February 11). Tickets ($14 - $45; subject to change) are now on sale and are available at GoodmanTheatre.org/Teddy, by phone at 312.443.3800 or at the box office (170 North Dearborn). (more...)

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