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Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces Winners For Theatrical Achievement In 2016Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces Winners For Theatrical Achievement In 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle announced the recipients of its 48th annual awards for distinguished achievement in theatre tonight, Monday, March 20, at the Colony Theatre in Burbank. (more...)

Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces Special Award of Achievement to Honor Gordon DavidsonLos Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces Special Award of Achievement to Honor Gordon Davidson
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle is proud to announce a new special award to be presented at its upcoming awards ceremony on March 20: The Gordon Davidson Award for distinguished contribution to the Los Angeles theatrical community. The award is sponsored by the Center Theatre Group, where Gordon Davidson served as the founding Artistic Director from 1967 to 2005, and will be presented this year to Pro99. (more...)

The Liminal Playhouse Presents Donald Margulies' TIME STANDS STILLThe Liminal Playhouse Presents Donald Margulies' TIME STANDS STILL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Artistic Director Tony Prince and Producing Director Richard McGrew are excited to announce the opening of Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies' Tony Award-nominated "Time Stands Still," the final production of the The Liminal Playhouse's second season.  (more...)

Immersive SEEING YOU Begins Performances in May Underneath The High LineImmersive SEEING YOU Begins Performances in May Underneath The High Line
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Seeing You, a new immersive experience, has been announced for a limited six-week engagement beginning May 2, 2017 underneath The High Line at 450 W 14th Street in New York City.  Tickets are now on-sale at SeeingYou.NYC. (more...)

Darren Criss, GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE and More Among 48th Annual LADCC Award NomineesDarren Criss, GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE and More Among 48th Annual LADCC Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle (LADCC) has announced its nominations and special awards for excellence in Los Angeles, Orange County and Ventura County theatre for the year 2016 (Dec. 1, 2015 - Nov. 30, 2016). (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for JITNEYPhoto Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for JITNEY
by Walter McBride - Jan 20, 2017

The long-awaited Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean), opened just last night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). This production completes August Wilson's ten-play The American Century Cycle on Broadway. (more...)

BWW Review: August Wilson's Compelling JITNEY Finally Arrives On BroadwayBWW Review: August Wilson's Compelling JITNEY Finally Arrives On Broadway
by Michael Dale - Jan 20, 2017

When August Wilson's Jitney had its 1982 world premiere at Pittsburgh's Allegheny Repertory Theatre, there were no plans for it to serve as 1/10th of the greatest achievement in American drama. But by the time a revised version of that script opened Off-Broadway in 2000, six of the plays that would each represent a decade in his American Century Cycle had made it to Broadway and Wilson was firmly established as one the country's great playwrights. (more...)

Hail a Cab for August Wilson's JITNEY, Opening Tomorrow on BroadwayHail a Cab for August Wilson's JITNEY, Opening Tomorrow on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

A friendly reminder! The long-awaited Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean), opens tomorrow, today January 19, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at August Wilson's JITNEY on BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look at August Wilson's JITNEY on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Only one of the ten plays in two-time Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's masterful The American Century Cycle has never been seen on Broadway - until now. JITNEY is now in previews at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street) for a Thursday, January 19 opening night. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!  (more...)


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Photo Flash: Portrait of a Neighborhood - JITNEY Begins Tonight on BroadwayPhoto Flash: Portrait of a Neighborhood - JITNEY Begins Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Performances begin tonight, Wednesday, December 28, for the Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean). The limited engagement of August Wilson's Jitney opens Thursday, January 19 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Scroll down for a portrait of the cast! (more...)

Jennifer Ashley Tepper to Celebrate THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 at Drama Book ShopJennifer Ashley Tepper to Celebrate THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Dress Circle Publishing will celebrate their new book THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 - the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper - with a special event at The Drama Book Shop (250 West 4oth Street in Manhattan) on Thursday, December 1 at 5:30 PM. (more...)

BWW Review: MOTHERS AND SONS from Pandora Productions - Calm And Specific TruthBWW Review: MOTHERS AND SONS from Pandora Productions - Calm And Specific Truth
by Keith Waits - Nov 21, 2016

Playwright Terrance McNally has written some of the best plays and musicals of the last few decades, including Love, Valour, Compassion!and Ragtime. Most of his works have a piece of his life as a member of the LBGTQ community tied within the story. His Mothers and Sons, derived from his 10-minute play Andre's Mother, is firmly planted in themes that still haunt the community to this very day: the AIDS epidemic, equality, sorrow, acceptance, and happiness. (more...)

Pandora Productions to Present Terrence McNally's MOTHERS & SONSPandora Productions to Present Terrence McNally's MOTHERS & SONS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Pandora Productions continues the 2016-2017 season with the 2014 Tony Award nominee for Best Play: MOTHERS AND SONS. Arguably the most prolific playwright on LGBTQ issues, Terrence McNally, writes a dense and complicated story of a grieving mother, stuck in the past at the moment her son died from complications of AIDS. With a reputation of telling stories of the LBGTQ community with dignity, who else but Pandora could bring such a thought provoking play to the stage? (more...)

Michael Potts, Andre Holland & More Join JITNEY on Broadway; Full Cast Announced!Michael Potts, Andre Holland & More Join JITNEY on Broadway; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) just announced full casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean). (more...)

Playhouse on the Square Presents PETER PANPlayhouse on the Square Presents PETER PAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Playhouse on the Square is proud to announce our 25th anniversary production of the beloved classic Peter Pan! Wendy, Michael, and John Darling are in for the adventure of their lives when Peter Pan comes swooping into their nursery one seemingly average night. Featuring songs such as "I Gotta Crow" and "I'm Flying," this timeless tale of fun, adventure, and of course, never growing up is the perfect holiday treat for audiences of all ages.  (more...)

Pandora Productions to Present Terrence McNally's MOTHERS & SONSPandora Productions to Present Terrence McNally's MOTHERS & SONS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Pandora Productions continues the 2016-2017 season with the 2014 Tony Award nominee for Best Play: MOTHERS AND SONS. Arguably the most prolific playwright on LGBTQ issues, Terrence McNally, writes a dense and complicated story of a grieving mother, stuck in the past at the moment her son died from complications of AIDS. With a reputation of telling stories of the LBGTQ community with dignity, who else but Pandora could bring such a thought provoking play to the stage? (more...)

DISASTER!'s Jennifer Simard to Star as 'Cindy Lou Who' in WHO'S HOLIDAY! Off-BroadwayDISASTER!'s Jennifer Simard to Star as 'Cindy Lou Who' in WHO'S HOLIDAY! Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Tony Award nominee Jennifer Simard will play 'Cindy Lou Who' in the world premiere of Matthew Lombardo's Christmas comedy in couplets, WHO'S HOLIDAY!, to be directed by Carl Andress. (more...)

BWW Review: 6th Annual Ten-Tucky Festival of ShortsBWW Review: 6th Annual Ten-Tucky Festival of Shorts
by Keith Waits - Sep 19, 2016

Ten-minute play festivals are often populated by material that cannot be strictly classified as plays. But the academic distinction between sketch and fully formed play may reasonably give way to a simpler, more binary metric: it either works or it doesn't. Some of the finest writing in this sixth year of shorts produced by The Bard's Town feels as if they are either lifted from a longer piece or are the seeds of a larger story. (more...)

Pandora Productions Sets Casting for 2016-17 SeasonPandora Productions Sets Casting for 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Pandora Productions 2016-2017 Season was announced in March and  begins in September. Recently Michael J. Drury, Pandora's Producing Artistic Director, conducted a week long audition search for just the right actors to fill the many roles in this season full of Star-Turns. After several weeks of deliberation the final cast list is available. (more...)

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