Danai Gurira News

Season 4 of THE WALKING DEAD En Espanol Premieres on Universo 3/29Season 4 of THE WALKING DEAD En Espanol Premieres on Universo 3/29
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

UNIVERSO, the fastest growing Spanish-language entertainment cable network in the U.S., announced today the premiere of Season Four of the worldwide phenomenon, THE WALKING DEAD en Español Wednesday, March 29 at 9pm/8C. (more...)

FUN HOME, ECLIPSED and More Set for Southern Rep Theatre's 31st SeasonFUN HOME, ECLIPSED and More Set for Southern Rep Theatre's 31st Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Southern Rep Theatre announces its 2017-2018 Mainstage Season, featuring FUN HOME by Lisa Kron, Music by Jeanine Tesori, Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel; MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon; AND TELL SAD STORIES OF THE DEATH OF QUEENS by Tennessee Williams; ALL THE WAY by Robert Schenkkan; and ECLIPSED by Danai Gurira. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Only 2 Episodes Left of THE WALKING DEAD Season 7VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Only 2 Episodes Left of THE WALKING DEAD Season 7
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

There are only two episodes left of THE WALKING DEAD Season 7. Check out a promo for the next episode airing Sunday, March 26 at 9/8c. (more...)

Cast Set for SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU in Rep at NYTWCast Set for SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU in Rep at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced casting for NYTW Usual Suspect Mfoniso Udofia's SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU, presented in repertory and directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and former NYTW 2050 Fellow Ed Sylvanus Iskandar. (more...)

Danai Gurira's FAMILIAR, AN OCTOROON Encore and More Set for Woolly Mammoth Theatre's 2017-18 SeasonDanai Gurira's FAMILIAR, AN OCTOROON Encore and More Set for Woolly Mammoth Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company has announced its 2017-2018 season, which features six provocative plays that will lean into the current moment, speak truth to power, and galvanize conversations about the social and political questions gripping our country. (more...)

Jesse J. Perez and Nikkole Salter to Lead MACBETH, Helmed by Liesl Tommy, at STCJesse J. Perez and Nikkole Salter to Lead MACBETH, Helmed by Liesl Tommy, at STC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents Macbeth, directed by Tony Award-nominee Liesl Tommy and featuring Jesse J. Perez as Macbeth and Nikkole Salter as Lady Macbeth. The show will run April 25-May 28 at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW). (more...)

Primary Stages Launches 'OFF-CENTER' Oral History ProjectPrimary Stages Launches 'OFF-CENTER' Oral History Project
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Primary Stages has announced the launch of OFF CENTER: THE OFF-BROADWAY ORAL HISTORY PROJECT. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek 'Where is Morgan?' Episode of THE WALKING DEADVIDEO: Sneak Peek 'Where is Morgan?' Episode of THE WALKING DEAD
by - Mar 13, 2017

On the next episode of THE WALKING DEAD titled 'Where is Morgan?', Carol journeys to the Hilltop in search of Morgan. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch New Trailer for Tupuc Shakur Biopic ALL EYEZ ON MEVIDEO: Watch New Trailer for Tupuc Shakur Biopic ALL EYEZ ON ME
by Movies News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

A new teaser trailer for the Tupac Shakur biopic ALL EYEZ ON ME was released today. Newcomer Demetrius Shipp Jr. stars as the legendary rapper who was gunned down in 1996 in Las Vegas, NV. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Kicks Off LIVEforFIVE Lottery for THE PROFANEPlaywrights Horizons Kicks Off LIVEforFIVE Lottery for THE PROFANE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Playwrights Horizons is now accepting entries today, Monday, March 6, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of The Profane, a new play by Zayd Dohrn (Outside People, Reborning). (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Bury Me Here' Episode of THE WALKING DEADVIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Bury Me Here' Episode of THE WALKING DEAD
by TV News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Don't miss the next episode of THE WALKING DEAD titled 'Bury Me Here.' The episode airs Sunday, March 12 at 9/8c on AMC. Get a sneak peek below! (more...)

'DISCORD', PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, FEEDING THE DRAGON Among Primary Stages' 2017-18 Lineup'DISCORD', PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, FEEDING THE DRAGON Among Primary Stages' 2017-18 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Primary Stages has announced its complete 2017/18 Season, which will kick off in Fall 2017 with THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD, written by Scott Carter ('Real Time with Bill Maher') and directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced). (more...)

Greater D.C.-Area Theaters Prep for Return of Women's Voices Theater Festival in 2018Greater D.C.-Area Theaters Prep for Return of Women's Voices Theater Festival in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The seven originating theaters of the Women's Voices Theater Festival - Arena Stage, Ford's Theatre, Round House Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Signature Theatre, Studio Theatre and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company - have announced preliminary details for the second installment of the Women's Voices Theater Festival, January 15 - February 15, 2018. (more...)

GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER, FAMILIAR, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE and More on Tap for Guthrie Theater's 2017-18 SeasonGUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER, FAMILIAR, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE and More on Tap for Guthrie Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Guthrie Theater today announced seven of the nine productions to be offered as part of the theater's 2017-2018 subscription season, including Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and Todd Kreidler's Guess Who's Coming to Dinner on the Wurtele Thrust Stage, and Lillian Hellman's Watch on the Rhine, Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit, Danai Gurira's Familiar, Kia Corthron's world premiere adaptation of Ibsen's An Enemy of the People and Matthew Lopez's The Legend of Georgia McBride on the McGuire Proscenium Stage. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 1st, 2017 - SWEENEY TODD, ALL THE FINE BOYS, MISS SAIGON and More!BWW Morning Brief March 1st, 2017 - SWEENEY TODD, ALL THE FINE BOYS, MISS SAIGON and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 1, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: London's immersive SWEENEY TODD bows this evening at Barrow Street, ALL THE FINE BOYS, starring Abigail Breslin, opens Off-Broadway, and MISS SAIGON lands at its original Broadway home this evening! (more...)

Centric Premieres ECLIPSED: BEHIND THE CURTAIN with Playwright Danai GuriraCentric Premieres ECLIPSED: BEHIND THE CURTAIN with Playwright Danai Gurira
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Tune in for a dose of Black Girl Magic as Centric premieres "ECLIPSED: BEHIND THE CURTAIN"!  This 90-minute, 3-part documentary series chronicles the ascent and realization of "Eclipsed" - a Broadway play written, directed and performed all by women of African descent, including Danai Gurira (star of "The Walking Dead"). (more...)

ECLIPSED Playwright Danai Gurira and More Will Be Feted in 'VISIONARY VOICES' Gala in OjaiECLIPSED Playwright Danai Gurira and More Will Be Feted in 'VISIONARY VOICES' Gala in Ojai
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The Ojai Playwrights Conference announced today performers and honorees for its 20th Anniversary Benefit Gala - 'Celebrating 20 Years of Visionary Voices' Scheduled for Saturday, April 8, 2017, the Benefit begins at 4:00pm at Matilija Auditorium with an extraordinary event created especially for this evening. (more...)

FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY, THE TREASURER and More Announced for Playwrights Horizons' 2017-18 SeasonFOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY, THE TREASURER and More Announced for Playwrights Horizons' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, is proud to announce the six productions of its 2017/2018 Season.  The six new works will be presented at the theater company's home at 416 West 42nd Street.  (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Say Yes' Episode of THE WALKING DEAD on AMCVIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Say Yes' Episode of THE WALKING DEAD on AMC
by - Feb 27, 2017

Don’t miss the next episode of THE WALKING DEAD titled 'Say Yes', airing Sunday, March 5 at 9/8c on AMC. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Liesl Tommy to Direct PASS OVER at SteppenwolfLiesl Tommy to Direct PASS OVER at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces acclaimed director Liesl Tommy, who received a Tony nomination for her direction of Eclipsed by Danai Gurira on Broadway, will direct Steppenwolf's world premiere production of Pass Over by Antoinette Nwandu. The cast features ensemble member Jon Michael Hill and Cliff Chamberlain with one remaining role to be announced. (more...)

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