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Burning Coal to Host Staged Reading of Jason Odell Williams' CHURCH & STATEBurning Coal to Host Staged Reading of Jason Odell Williams' CHURCH & STATE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Burning Coal Theatre Company will present a staged reading of Jason Odell Williams' new play CHURCH & STATE Wednesday, May 25th at 7 pm at the Murphey School auditorium, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC.  The reading is free with a suggested $5 donation at the door. No reservations needed. For additional information, call 919.834.4001 or visit us at www.burningcoal.org. (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Premiere of John Leguizamo's New Show 'LATIN HISTORY FOR DUMMIES'Berkeley Rep to Premiere of John Leguizamo's New Show 'LATIN HISTORY FOR DUMMIES'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Berkeley Rep announced today it will present the world premiere of John Leguizamo: Latin History for Dummies. Written and performed by Leguizamo and directed by Berkeley Rep's Michael Leibert Artistic Director Tony Taccone, this limited engagement will run Friday, July 1-Sunday, August 14 in the newly renovated Peet's Theatre. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, April 6 to the general public at berkeleyrep.org or by calling 510-647-2949. (more...)

UNHCR Benefit Concert Set for National TheatreUNHCR Benefit Concert Set for National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

This Valentine's Day, Sunday 14 February, leading names in British theatre will come together to perform a benefit show for the UNHCR at the National Theatre.  The afternoon performance in the NT's Lyttelton Theatre will see actors including Juliet Stevenson (Truly, Madly, Deeply), David Morrissey (Hangmen), Andy Nyman (Hangmen), Rufus Hound (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), James Bolam (New Tricks), Noma Dumezweni (Linda), Ray Fearon (Coronation Street), Adjoa Andoh (Dr Who) and Zubin Varla (Dara) perform brand new work and much loved work by Richard Bean, Staten Cousins-Roe, Stephanie Dale, David Edgar, Phil Porter, Michelle Terry, Jenifer Toksvig and Matthew Woodyatt (with further cast and creative names to be announced). (more...)

N.C. Museum of History and Burning Coal Theatre to Present SHAKESPEARE MARATHON: 38 Plays in 5 DaysN.C. Museum of History and Burning Coal Theatre to Present SHAKESPEARE MARATHON: 38 Plays in 5 Days
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

The N.C. Museum of History and Burning Coal Theatre Company will present the SHAKESPEARE MARATHON: 38 PLAYS IN 5 DAYS. (more...)

Artists Rep Opens Submissions for Oregon Play Prize; Deadline Jan 31Artists Rep Opens Submissions for Oregon Play Prize; Deadline Jan 31
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

The play submission gates were thrown open on November 1 when the Table|Room|Stage (T|R|S) new play development program at Artists Repertory Theatre began accepting submissions for the new Oregon Play Prize. (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Stage West Coast Premiere of Ayad Akhtar's DISGRACED, 11/6-12/20Berkeley Rep to Stage West Coast Premiere of Ayad Akhtar's DISGRACED, 11/6-12/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Berkeley Repertory Theatre is proud to present the West Coast premiere of Disgraced by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar. (more...)

The Barrow Group Sets Full Cast of THE UNREPEATABLE MOMENTThe Barrow Group Sets Full Cast of THE UNREPEATABLE MOMENT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

The Barrow Group  announced today full casting for THE UNREPEATABLE MOMENT, a series of short plays by John Gassner Award Winner John Yearley (Leap, Ephemera). Directed by Shannon Patterson (The Beautiful Dark) and K. Lorrel Manning (Happy New Year), THE UNREPEATABLE MOMENT will feature Horrible Person That I Am, A Low Lying Fog, Hating Beckett, My Father's Heart and the world premiere of Racist Donut. THE UNREPEATABLE MOMENT begins previews on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at The TBG Theatre at The Barrow Group (312 W. 36th St., 3rd Floor) with an opening date currently set for Thursday, November 19, 2015 for a strictly limited run through Sunday, December 6, 2015. (more...)

Tony Taccone Will Now Direct AUBERGINE at Berkeley Rep in 2016Tony Taccone Will Now Direct AUBERGINE at Berkeley Rep in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced that Michael Liebert Artistic Director Tony Taccone will direct the upcoming production of Aubergine, by Julia Cho, which is scheduled to have its world premiere performances at the Theatre in February 2016. Liesl Tommy, Berkeley Rep's former associate director, has had to withdraw from the production following the just-announced Broadway transfer of Eclipsed, which Tommy is directing at the Public Theater in New York. (more...)

The Barrow Group to Stage John Yearly's Short Plays THE UNREPEATABLE MOMENTThe Barrow Group to Stage John Yearly's Short Plays THE UNREPEATABLE MOMENT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

The Barrow Group (Lee Brock and Seth Barrish, Co-Artistic Directors) has announced THE UNREPEATABLE MOMENT, a series of short plays by John Gassner Award Winner John Yearley (Leap, Ephemera). Directed by Shannon Patterson (The Beautiful Dark) and K. Lorrel Manning (Happy New Year), THE UNREPEATABLE MOMENT will feature Horrible Person That I Am, A Low Lying Fog, Hating Beckett, My Father's Heart and the world premiere of Racist Donut. THE UNREPEATABLE MOMENT begins previews on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at The TBG Theatre at The Barrow Group (312 W. 36th St., 3rd Floor) with an opening date currently set for Thursday, November 19, 2015 for a strictly limited run through Sunday, December 6, 2015. (more...)

PENTECOST, CAROUSEL, SWAN LAKE and More Set for CCM's 2015-16 Mainstage SeriesPENTECOST, CAROUSEL, SWAN LAKE and More Set for CCM's 2015-16 Mainstage Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) is pleased to announce details for its 2015-16 Mainstage Series of opera, musical theatre, drama and dance productions. Between today, Sept. 30, 2015, and April 24, 2016, CCM's stars-of-tomorrow will present seven masterworks for the stage under the guidance of its internationally acclaimed faculty artists. (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Stage West Coast Premiere of Ayad Akhtar's DISGRACED, 11/6-12/20Berkeley Rep to Stage West Coast Premiere of Ayad Akhtar's DISGRACED, 11/6-12/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

Berkeley Repertory Theatre is proud to present the West Coast premiere of Disgraced by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar. (more...)

Burning Coal to Present Three Aerial Theatre Workshops This OctoberBurning Coal to Present Three Aerial Theatre Workshops This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

Burning Coal Theatre Company will present three workshops in Aerial Theatre techniques taught by members of Only Child Aerial Theatre.  (more...)

Burning Coal Theatre Company & NC Museum of History to Host Marathon Shakespeare ReadingsBurning Coal Theatre Company & NC Museum of History to Host Marathon Shakespeare Readings
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

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Roger Rees Public Memorial to Be Held Today at the New Amsterdam TheatreRoger Rees Public Memorial to Be Held Today at the New Amsterdam Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

A memorial tribute will be held for Roger Rees, the legendary Tony Award-winning actor, and Tony Award nominated director, today, September 21 at 1:00 PM at the New Amsterdam Theatre (214 W 42nd Street, NYC).  (more...)

Artists Rep Launches New Play Development ProgramArtists Rep Launches New Play Development Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

Artists Repertory Theatre names ambitious new play development program Table|Room|Stage (T|R|S). This wide-ranging program is led by Director of New Play Development & Dramaturgy Luan Schooler. Artists Rep welcomes playwright Yussef El Guindi to develop his play The Talented Ones as the first project of this notable program. (more...)

Roger Rees Public Memorial to be Held at New Amsterdam Theatre This MonthRoger Rees Public Memorial to be Held at New Amsterdam Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

A memorial tribute will be held for Roger Rees, the legendary Tony Award-winning actor, and Tony Award nominated director, on Monday, September 21 at 1:00 PM at the New Amsterdam Theatre (214 W 42nd Street, NYC), it was announced today.  Doors will open at 12:30 PM, with general admission seating available to the public.   (more...)

Blind Athlete Wins Second in First Judo Tournament; Goal of 2020 Paralympic GamesBlind Athlete Wins Second in First Judo Tournament; Goal of 2020 Paralympic Games
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Those who succeed in Judo learn early that attitude, practice, determination and dedication are only the start of becoming a Judoka (Judo athlete). Edgar Cabachuela, twenty-seven years ago entered the world premature at only five months. Oxygen to a new born is essential but can cause blindness. Edgar was no exception. (more...)

Roger Rees Memorial Set for September 21 at The New Amsterdam TheatreRoger Rees Memorial Set for September 21 at The New Amsterdam Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2015

A memorial celebration of his life, which will be open to the public, has now been set for Monday, September 21, 2015 at 1pm at The New Amsterdam Theatre, currently home to Disney's ALADDIN.  (more...)

Photos and Footage: In Memoriam... Broadway Dims Its Marquees for Roger ReesPhotos and Footage: In Memoriam... Broadway Dims Its Marquees for Roger Rees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

The Broadway community mourned the loss of Tony Award-winning actor and Tony-nominated director, Roger Rees, who passed away last Friday at age 71, by dimming the Great White Way's theater marquees in his memory tonight, July 15th, at 7:45 p.m. for one minute. Scroll down for footage and photos of the special moment to honor the one-of-a-kind star. (more...)

Broadway Lights Will Dim Tonight in Memory of Roger ReesBroadway Lights Will Dim Tonight in Memory of Roger Rees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Tony Award - winning actor and Tony Award - nominated director, Roger Rees, who passed away last Friday at age 71. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory tonight, July 15th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

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