Craig Wright News

BWW Reviews: GRACE Shines at Circuit Playhouse
by Caroline Sposto - Apr 19, 2014

Grace is making its shining regional debut at The Circuit Playhouse. This tragicomedy centers on a naive, evangelical couple, Sam (Joel Onken) and Sara (Morgan Howard) who move from Minnesota to Florida to pursue Steve's dream of opening a chain of gospel-themed motels. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Craig Wright on His Broadway Hit GRACE and Its Utah Premiere
by Tyler Hinton - Apr 17, 2014

Pulitzer Prize nominee Craig Wright recently spoke with BroadwayWorld about his drama GRACE, which played on Broadway in 2012 and will have its Utah premiere this month. Utah Repertory Theater Company and Around the Globe Theatre will stage the co-production April 25-May 10 at the Sugar Space Theatre in Salt Lake City. (more...)

Tennessee Repertory Theatre to Present 5th Annual Professional Intern Showcase with THE UNSEEN, 4/27-28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Tennessee Repertory Theatre will present its fifth annual professional intern showcase, a production fully staged by the five professionalinterns on staff. This year's show, The Unseen by Craig Wright will take place on April 27 - 28 at 7:00 pm at Tennessee Rep's Rehearsal Hall (NPT Studio A, 161 Rains Avenue). (more...)

GRACE Comes to The Circuit Playhouse, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Grace by Craig Wright will run today, April 11 - May 4, 2014 at The Circuit Playhouse in its Regional Premiere. (more...)

Kenopsia Productions and Blind Pug Arts Collective to Present FAULT LINES: TWO ONE ACT PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Kenopsia Productions and Blind Pug Arts Collective have announced the run of Fault Lines: Two One Acts, a compilation of two bold and biting one act plays that explore the boundaries of familial love, and the dangers of parental protection going too far. The show begins with The Rest, is Silence by rising playwright Kelsey Jayne Hogan, and concludes with frag by Michael John Garces, Artistic Director of Cornerstone Theatre Company. Emerging director Elizabeth Schneider will direct these two complimentary, yet stylistically contrasting pieces that expose the fissures of family dysfunction. (more...)

Luna Theater to Present Jose Rivera's BRAINPEOPLE, 5/3-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

On Saturday, May 3, 2014, The Luna Theater concludes its critically acclaimed Once Upon a Time season with the Philadelphia premiere of BRAINPEOPLE by Jose Rivera. Performances run May 3rd through May 24th at the new theater in the Bella Vista neighborhood: 620 S. 8th Street Philadelphia, PA 19147.(between Bainbridge and South Streets) Tickets are $15-$25 and can be purchased by visiting www.lunatheater.org or by calling 215-704-0033. (more...)

Road Theatre's World Premiere of Emilie Beck's SOVEREIGN BODY Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, announced that the world premiere of SOVEREIGN BODY, written by Emilie Beck and directed by Scott Alan Smith (That Good Night, Lady) opens tonight, April 4 at 8pm and run through Saturday, May 24 at the Historic Lankershim Arts Center, 5108 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood, CA. (more...)

GRACE Comes to The Circuit Playhouse, 4/11-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Grace by Craig Wright will run April 11 - May 4, 2014 at The Circuit Playhouse in its Regional Premiere. (more...)

Boston Court and Rattlestick's EVERYTHING YOU TOUCH Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

The Theatre @ Boston Court and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater present Everything You Touch, by Shelia Callaghan, directed by Jessica Kubzansky. Opening night is Saturday, April 12, 2014 on the Main Stage at Boston Court Performing Arts Center, 70 North Mentor Avenue. (more...)

BWW Reviews: TheatreLAB Delivers Powerful GRACE by Craig Wright
by Jeremy Bustin - Apr 02, 2014

As an entry into the Acts of Faith Festival, Richmond's newest company, TheatreLAB, offers high stakes drama with Craig Wright's GRACE. An exploration of faith in a deteriorating world, GRACE is not afraid to ask tough questions or to pry into human relationships at their most vulnerable states. With only one weekend remaining, treat yourself to one of the most compelling dramas of the season, penned by a Six Feet Under and Brothers and Sisters alumnus. (more...)

Road Theatre's World Premiere of Emilie Beck's SOVEREIGN BODY Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2014

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, announced today that the world premiere of SOVEREIGN BODY, written by Emilie Beck and directed by Scott Alan Smith (That Good Night, Lady) will now preview tonight, March 29 at 8pm; Sunday, March 30 at 2pm and Thursday, April 3 at 8pm and will open on Friday, April 4 at 8pm and run through Saturday, May 24 at the Historic Lankershim Arts Center, 5108 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood, CA. (more...)

David Van Asselt's A FABLE to Begin Performances 5/3 at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

piece by piece productions and Rising Phoenix Repertory in association with Rattlestick Playwrights Theater will present the world premiere of A Fable, written by David Van Asselt and directed by Daniel Talbott, beginning Saturday, May 3 at 7pm at the Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street. The opening night is set for Thursday, May 22 at 7pm. A Fable is scheduled to run through Sunday, June 28. (more...)

Utah Rep/Around the Globe Announces the Utah Premiere of Darkly Funny GRACE, 4/25
by Blair Howell - Mar 27, 2014

Murder, romance, faith and betrayal make for an explosive combination in the darkly funny and provocative drama 'Grace.' Utah Repertory Theater Company/Around the Globe Theatre will stage this Utah premiere co-production April 25-May 10 at the Sugar Space Theatre in Salt Lake City. (more...)

Gideon Glick, Michael Laurence, and Tasha Lawrence to Lead Samuel D. Hunter's THE FEW at Rattlestick
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that the New York premiere of The Few, written by Samuel D. Hunter and directed by Davis McCallum, will begin previews Wednesday, April 23 at 7pm at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place. The official opening night is set for Thursday, May 8 at 7pm; The Few is scheduled to run through Sunday, June 8. (more...)

World Premiere of SOVEREIGN BODY Plays The Road Theatre, Now thru 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2014

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce in this, their 23rd season, the world premiere of SOVEREIGN BODY, written by Emilie Beck and directed by Scott Alan Smith (That Good Night, Lady). SOVEREIGN BODY will preview tonight, March 22 at 8pm; Sunday, March 28 at 2pm and Thursday, March 27 at 8pm and will open on Friday, March 23 at 8pm and run through Saturday, May 10 at the Historic Lankershim Arts Center, 5108 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood, CA. (more...)

TheatreLAB Stages Craig Wright's GRACE as Part of 2014 'Acts of Faith' Festival, Now thru 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2014

TheatreLAB is proud to present Craig Wright's Grace, in association with Henley Street Theatre/Richmond Shakespeare, next month as part of the 2014 Acts of Faith Theatre Festival. Grace will be directed by TheatreLAB Artistic Director, Deejay Gray at RVA Event Space, today, March 22-April 5. (more...)

Rattlestick's ODE TO JOY Extends Through April 19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that following strong reviews, the world premiere of Ode to Joy, written and directed by Craig Lucas, will extend three weeks through Saturday, April 19 at the Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street. (more...)

Review Roundup: Mr. Peabody & Sherman
by Matt Tamanini - Mar 07, 2014

Dreamworks' newest animated feature, MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN, opens in theaters nationwide today. Based on sketches from the classic Rocky and Bullwinkle cartoons, the movie follows a super-genius dog and his adopted human son on time-traveling adventures. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Brings CHAPATTI to Galway Arts Festival, July 2014; Debuts in Chicago, Now thru April 13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

Chicago-Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces a forthcoming artistic exchange with Ireland through the co-production of Chapatti, a new work developed through Northlight's Interplay program. The co-production of Chapatti will premiere at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, today, March 7-April 13, 2014, and will open at the Galway Arts Festival in July 2014. Chapatti, by acclaimed Irish playwright Christian O' Reilly, will be directed by Artistic Director BJ Jones and will feature John Mahoney and Penny Slusher. (more...)

Boston Court and Rattlestick's EVERYTHING YOU TOUCH to Begin Performances 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

The Theatre @ Boston Court and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater present Everything You Touch, by Shelia Callaghan, directed by Jessica Kubzansky. Opening night is Saturday, April 12, 2014 on the Main Stage at Boston Court Performing Arts Center, 70 North Mentor Avenue. (more...)

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