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Date of Birth: April 30, 1951 (65)
Gender: Male
See the First Preview of MARJORIE PRIME for $5 at Playwrights HorizonsSee the First Preview of MARJORIE PRIME for $5 at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Wednesday, November 11, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their New York premiere of 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist Marjorie Prime, a new play by Jordan Harrison (Maple and Vine, Doris to Darlene at PH; Amazons and Their Men; Kid-Simple; 'Orange is the New Black'). (more...)

Works by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and Dominique Morisseau to Take the Stage at 2015 Mimi AwardsWorks by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and Dominique Morisseau to Take the Stage at 2015 Mimi Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Theatre luminaries will gather on Monday, November 16, 2015, to honor Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and Dominique Morisseau at the 2015 Steinberg Playwright Awards, presented by The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust. Scenes highlighting their previous and new work will be presented at the 8th Annual 'Mimi' Awards, which will take place at Lincoln Center Theater's Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater.  (more...)

2015 INTAR One-Minute Play Festival to Showcase Latina/o Playwrights This December2015 INTAR One-Minute Play Festival to Showcase Latina/o Playwrights This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) and INTAR continue their acclaimed partnership with THE 4TH ANNUAL INTAR ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL, with part of the proceeds to benefit UNIT 52, INTAR's training program for emerging artists. (more...)

Taylor Mac's HIR Extends Again at Playwrights HorizonsTaylor Mac's HIR Extends Again at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

Due to critical acclaim and popular demand, Playwrights Horizons has announced a second extension of their New York premiere production of HIR, a new play by Obie Award-winning theater artist Taylor Mac (A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, The Lily's Revenge, The Walk Across America for Mother Earth, The Be(a)st of Taylor Mac, The Young Ladies Of). (more...)

Columbia Stages Presents OUR TOWN and BLUE WINDOWColumbia Stages Presents OUR TOWN and BLUE WINDOW
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Columbia Stages is proud to present Columbia University's graduating class of MFA actors, appearing in a pair of thesis productions at the home of Classic Stage Company. (more...)

Broadway-Bound? Pam MacKinnon Wants AMELIE to Make Broadway Transfer in 2017Broadway-Bound? Pam MacKinnon Wants AMELIE to Make Broadway Transfer in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

Amelie, A New Musical won the hearts of Bay Area audiences this fall, and according to the Record, it might soon win the hearts of New York audiences. Director Pam MacKinnon revealed in a recent interview that she hopes the show will arrive on Broadway in the next year and a half. (more...)

The Public Extends Michael John LaChiusa's Starry FIRST DAUGHTER SUITEThe Public Extends Michael John LaChiusa's Starry FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

The Public Theater has announced a one-week extension for the critically acclaimed FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE, a world premiere musical by Michael John LaChiusa, BroadwayWorld has confirmed. Directed by Kirsten Sanderson, FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE began previews on Tuesday, October 6 and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, November 15. It will now run an additional week through Sunday, November 22. Ghostlight Records recently recorded the original cast recording of FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE to be released later this season. (more...)

BWW Interview: Robert Fairchild Previews BEST IN SHOWS Humane Society Benefit!BWW Interview: Robert Fairchild Previews BEST IN SHOWS Humane Society Benefit!
by Adrienne Onofri - Oct 29, 2015

The 'American in Paris' star and owner of 2 dogs will perform with other Broadway talents at the 54 Below benefit. (more...)

Justin Kirk, Nicole Parker, James Barry and Lucas Papaelias to Reprise Roles in THESE PAPER BULLETS at the Atlantic; Full Cast Announced!Justin Kirk, Nicole Parker, James Barry and Lucas Papaelias to Reprise Roles in THESE PAPER BULLETS at the Atlantic; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report complete casting for the New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist and Emmy Award nominated writer Rolin Jones and Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winning Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong's new play with music THESE PAPER BULLETS!, directed by Jackson Gay at Atlantic Theater Company. Much of the company carries over from the show's Los Angeles premiere. (more...)

2016 Yale Institute for Music Theatre Opens Submissions; Deadline Jan 82016 Yale Institute for Music Theatre Opens Submissions; Deadline Jan 8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

Online submissions are being accepted beginning today through January 8 for the 2016 YALE INSTITUTE FOR MUSIC THEATRE. (more...)

CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION and More Set for Lake Worth Playhouse's 2015-16 Black Box SeriesCIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION and More Set for Lake Worth Playhouse's 2015-16 Black Box Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

Lake Worth Playhouse has announced its Black Box Series. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Sundance Institute Announces Lineup for Fall Theatre LabsSundance Institute Announces Lineup for Fall Theatre Labs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Sundance Institute today announced the projects and artists participating in its two Fall artist development programs: the Alumni Writers Studio at Flying Point in Water Mill, NY, which ran October 4-11, as well as the two-week Theatre Lab for musical theatre, ensemble-generated projects and solo work at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), taking place November 8-22. Under the supervision of Artistic Director Philip Himberg and Producing Director Christopher Hibma, the initiatives are among the 24 residency Labs the Institute hosts each year for independent artists in theatre, film, new media and episodic content. (more...)

VIDEO:  THE BAND'S VISIT, Soon To Be a Harold Prince,  David Yazbek, Itamar Moses Musical Premiering at The AtlanticVIDEO: THE BAND'S VISIT, Soon To Be a Harold Prince, David Yazbek, Itamar Moses Musical Premiering at The Atlantic
by Michael Dale - Oct 14, 2015

A international award winner about an Egyptian ceremonial police orchestra accidentally arriving in Israel on their way to a performance. (more...)

Two Muses Theatre to Present THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Next MonthTwo Muses Theatre to Present THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

In November, Two Muses Theatre will present the wondrous musical: The Light in the Piazza. (Book by Craig Lucas. Music and Lyrics by Adam Guettel.)  The Light in the Piazza, winner of many Tony Awards, is as simple and complicated as its ineffable subject--love. When Clara falls for a charming young Italian man  in a Florentine piazza, her mother must decide whether or not she will reveal truths about her daughter that could destroy the romance. The show will be performed on weekends, opening on November 6 and closing on November 22. The Light in the Piazza is directed by Joe Bailey, Artistic Director of The Ringwald Theatre in Ferndale, with musical direction by Jeff Bobick. (more...)

ANIMALS Brings CHASE: WHAT MATTERS MOST? to Dixon Place TonightANIMALS Brings CHASE: WHAT MATTERS MOST? to Dixon Place Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

Dixon Place's commission CHASE: WHAT MATTERS MOST?, by the Award-winning ANIMALS performance group, will have its world premiere tonight, October 9th at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Dixon Place's New Commission TIGER TIGER Begins Next MonthPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek - Dixon Place's New Commission TIGER TIGER Begins Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Dixon Place's commission tiger tiger (on the nature of violence) written and directed by playwright Jessica Almasy, will have its world premiere on Friday, November 6th at 7:30 PM.  The music is composed by Dan Veksler in collaboration with Ms. Almasy. tiger tiger (on the nature of violence) will play six performances only - November 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th, and 21st at 7:30PM, at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street). Tickets are $18 for general admission, and $15 for seniors and students. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.dixonplace.org or by calling 866-811-4111.  (more...)

Take a Free Master Class With Pulitzer Winner Alfred Uhry at The Cherry Lane TheatreTake a Free Master Class With Pulitzer Winner Alfred Uhry at The Cherry Lane Theatre
by Michael Dale - Sep 30, 2015

The latest offering from The Cherry Lane Theatre's Master Class Program. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 9/27/2015Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 9/27/2015
by BWW - Sep 27, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/27/2015 for San Francisco (more...)

World Premiere of AMELIE, Starring Samantha Barks, Extends Once MoreWorld Premiere of AMELIE, Starring Samantha Barks, Extends Once More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

Amelie, A New Musical continues to win the hearts of Bay Area audiences. Due to popular demand Berkeley Rep announces that the show, which was already extended by a week, will run for an additional eight performances - but it must close Sunday, October 18, 2015.  Tickets can be purchased by phone at (510) 647-2949 or online at berkeleyrep.org. The theatrical world premiere presentation has been met with enthusiastic applause and rave reviews from critics: (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 9/20/2015Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 9/20/2015
by BWW - Sep 20, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2015 for San Francisco (more...)

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