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Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Primary Stages' POOR BEHAVIOR
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 18, 2014

Primary Stages in association with Jamie deRoy and Barry Feirstein, present the New York premiere of Poor Behavior, a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck (Seminar, Mauritius, The Understudy, creator of NBC's 'Smash'). Poor Behavior plays a limited engagement through September 7 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42ND STREET project (229 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld brings you phtoos from opening night below! (more...)

Cherry Lane to Open 90th Season with Lisa Ramirez's TO THE BONE, Running 9/9-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

The legendary Cherry Lane Theatre - which this year will celebrate its 90th anniversary as one of the nation's most revered institutions for its commitment to producing new works for the stage - will begin its 90th season with the world-premiere of Lisa Ramirez's play TO THE BONE directed by Lisa Peterson, set to commence previews September 9 prior to an official opening night September 17 at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Greenwich Village), it has been announced by Angelina Fiordellisi, the company's Founding Artistic Director. The production runs through October 4. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Announces The Create Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

Berkeley Repertory Theatre has grown from a modest beginning in a storefront on College Avenue to one of the premier theatres in the country. The 46-year-old Theatre with an international reputation has served more than 4 million people, amassed numerous awards including the Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre, presented nearly 400 productions, transferred 29 shows to New York, and premiered over 67 new plays. This year alone Berkeley Rep successfully served 23,000 young people through its School of Theatre, making a huge impact on the community. Now, the Theatre turns the page on a new chapter with the launch of the Create Campaign, a $50 million comprehensive campaign to strengthen the relationship between artists, audiences, and the community, and to transform Berkeley Rep into one of the foremost centers for new play development in the country. At the core of the three-year campaign are two major initiatives: the $14 million expansion of the Theatre's Harrison Street campus into a center for artistic innovation, and a $6 million renovation of the Thrust Stage, Berkeley Rep's signature performance space. The campaign will also bolster the Theatre's annual fund and capital reserve fund, and will invest in its staff. With the Create Campaign, Berkeley Rep is poised to re-invest in its commitment to make transformative, bold, and ambitious theatre for generations to come. (more...)

Jessica Chastain, Annette Bening & More Set for Tonight's SHAKESPEARE IN AMERICA Public Forum at the Delacorte
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

The Public Theater presents the free one-night event, PUBLIC FORUM: SHAKESPEARE IN AMERICA, tonight, June 30 at 8:00 p.m. at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Whitney Bashor, Annette Bening, Jessica Chastain, author E.L. Doctorow, Jackie Hoffman, Justin Levine, Equal Justice Initiative founder Bryan Stevenson, and Micah Stock join this exciting evening, which will celebrate Shakespeare and the newly released Library of America book, Shakespeare in America, edited by Public Theater Shakespeare Scholar in Residence James Shapiro. (more...)

Chastain and Abraham Join the Cast for The Public's Free Forum, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2014

Jessica Chastain, Annette Bening, F. Murray Abraham, and E.L. Doctorow join tomorrow night's PUBLIC FORUM: SHAKESPEARE IN AMERICA! Join us as we celebrate Shakespeare and the newly released Library of America book, Shakespeare in America, edited by Public Theater Shakespeare Scholar in Residence James Shapiro. (more...)

Jessica Chastain, Annette Bening & More Join SHAKESPEARE IN AMERICA Public Forum at the Delacorte, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The Public Theater announced additional casting today for the free one-night event, PUBLIC FORUM: SHAKESPEARE IN AMERICA, on Monday, June 30 at 8:00 p.m. at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Whitney Bashor, Annette Bening, Jessica Chastain, author E.L. Doctorow, Jackie Hoffman, Justin Levine, Equal Justice Initiative founder Bryan Stevenson, and Micah Stock join this exciting evening which will celebrate Shakespeare and the newly released Library of America book, Shakespeare in America, edited by Public Theater Shakespeare Scholar in Residence James Shapiro. (more...)

Colman Domingo Joins MLK Drama SELMA; Hits Theaters on Christmas Day
by Movies News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Deadline reports that Ava DuVernay's upcoming Martin Luther King, Jr. film will feature Broadway's Colman Domingo (The Scottsboro Boys) as 'Ralph Abernathy'. (more...)

WILD WITH HAPPY - Center Stage Ends the Season with a 'Smiley Face'
by Charles Shubow - Jun 17, 2014

Let your imagination take over in this wonderful comedy by Colman Domingo. (more...)

WILD WITH HAPPY Winning Rave Reviews at Center Stage, Closes June 29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Wild with Happy is the joyous new comedy by Tony nominee Colman Domingo that is currently kicking off summer and the end of Season 51 at Center Stage. Now playing through June 29, the production is earning strong reviews from critics and audiences. The Baltimore Sun says the show is "priceless," "dynamic," an "endearing comedy…spiced with sharp humor," while Maryland Theatre Guide calls it "a perfect show." (more...)

Kelli O'Hara, Alec Baldwin & More Join SHAKESPEARE IN AMERICA Public Forum at the Delacorte, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The Public Theater announced additional casting today for the free one-night event, PUBLIC FORUM: SHAKESPEARE IN AMERICA, on Monday, June 30 at 8:00 p.m. at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. (more...)

BWW Reviews: WILD WITH HAPPY Will Make You, Well, Wild With Happy
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Jun 08, 2014

Eventually Gil wins the struggle for the right to define his mother's obsequies. He is handed the urn with her ashes. He has sole custody. But then what? While Gil doesn't have the answer, Mo does. It involves a car chase down I-95 and the Cinderella Castle Suite at Disneyland, and a vision of Adelaide dancing in a magical white dress, and fireworks. (more...)

Brandon Victor Dixon to Reprise Role in THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS in the West End, Oct 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that Brandon Victor Dixon will reprise his role as 'Haywood Patterson' in THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS when the musical arrives in the West End beginning October 4, 2014 at the Garrick Theatre. (more...)

A.C.T. to Present LOVE AND INFORMATION as Inaugural Production at Strand Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Carey Perloff announced today that renowned playwright Caryl Churchill's internationally acclaimed new work, Love and Information, will make its West Coast debut as the inaugural production at A.C.T.'s new Strand Theater, completing the line-up for the 2014-15 season. (more...)

James Earl Jones, Cynthia Nixon & More Set for SHAKESPEARE IN AMERICA Public Forum on 6/30
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today that a special free one-night event, PUBLIC FORUM: SHAKESPEARE IN AMERICA, will take place on Monday, June 30 at 8:00 p.m. at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, with a line-up that includes Sarah Amengual, Michael Cerveris, Colman Domingo, James Earl Jones, Cynthia Nixon, Annie-B Parson, Steven Pasquale, and Michael Stuhlbarg, celebrating the world's greatest writer, American-style. Highlights of the evening will include James Earl Jones reading a scene from Othello, marking his return to the Delacorte after a 40-year absence and celebrating the 50th anniversary of his playing Othello on the Delacorte stage; Michael Cerveris reading a letter by John Wilkes Booth; and Steven Pasquale singing Tony in the "Tonight" duet from West Side Story. (more...)

Forrest McClendon, Stephanie Berry & More Set for Center Stage's WILD WITH HAPPY, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Center Stage presents the exciting new comedy Wild with Happy by Colman Domingo. This heartwarming adventure through love and loss begins tonight, May 28, and runs through June 29, under the direction of Jeremy B. Cohen. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014


Philadelphia Theatre Company Adds Colin Quinn to Schedule
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2014

Philadelphia Theatre Company has just learned that actor, writer Colman Domingo has accepted a lead role playing Reverend Ralph Abernathy in a major motion picture about Martin Luther King which will begin filming in Atlanta this June. This shooting schedule precludes him from appearing in PTC's production of A Boy and His Soul, originally scheduled to run May 23 - June 22. (more...)

BWW Reviews: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Center Stage - What a Hoot!
by Charles Shubow - May 05, 2014

Christopher Durang won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play with this hilarious comedy. (more...)

People's Light & Theatre Announces New Play Commissions
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

People's Light is proud to announce new play commissions for Eisa Davis, Colman Domingo, Kate Fodor, Karen Hartman, Dominique Morisseau, and Kathryn Petersen. These six playwrights are the first participants in our New Play Frontiers residency program. New Play Frontiers is an initiative to conceive, develop, and produce new plays that explore our American identity through stories of deep meaning to specific populations in the five-county region that surround our theatre. (more...)

Forrest McClendon, Stephanie Berry & More Set for Center Stage's WILD WITH HAPPY, Begin. 5/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Leading the cast is Forrest McClendon as the grief-stricken Gil, a young man dealing with both heartbreak and his mother's death. Mr. McClendon has appeared in numerous regional productions, and was a Tony Award nominee for his role in The Scottsboro Boys, opposite playwright Colman Domingo. (more...)

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