Donald Margulies News

The One-Minute Play Festival Coming to Seattle
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The New York based company, The One-Minute Play Festival (Dominic D'Andrea, Producing Artistic Director) and the Central Heating Lab at ACT- A Contemporary Theatre create a dynamic partnership to bring The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) to Seattle for the first time. (more...)

BWW Roundup: Top-20 Podcasts for Theatre Fans
by Matt Tamanini - Apr 21, 2014

Is network news appointment television for you? I didn't think so. Are you constantly angered that ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT only talks about theatre when a Hollywood star joins a cast or someone falls 30 feet to the stage floor? Me too. Well, I have an alternative that just might satisfy your news and theatre cravings; podcasting. Isn't that just what hipsters do between their shift at Starbucks and another trip to the thrift shop? Well, yes and no. I'm sure there is a barista in Portland who is currently recording a missive bemoaning mass media's attempt to co-opt the indie subculture, but most people who do podcasts well are incredibly informed and passionate about their specific topics. (more...)

New Group's ANNAPURNA, Starring Megan Mullally & Nick Offerman, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

The New Group presents the New York premiere of Annapurna by Sharr White, directed by Bart DeLorenzo and featuring Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, in a limited Off-Broadway engagement through June 1. Official Opening Night is tonight, April 21 at 7:00pm, at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Dinner With Friends closes Off-Broadway
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Apr 18, 2014

Dinner With Friends, the second production at the Laura Pels Theatre in our 2013-2014 Season brought Donald Margulies' Pultizer Prize-winning play back to the New York stage. This production played a total of 99 performances from first preview on January 17 through closing night on April 13. (more...)

Ari Graynor, Jerry O'Connell & More to Lead Bess Wohl's AMERICAN HERO at Second Stage Theatre; Performances Begin 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Second Stage Theatre kicks off the 2014 Uptown Series with the New York premiere of AMERICAN HERO, written by Bess Wohl and directed by Leigh Silverman. AMERICAN HERO will feature ARI GRAYNOR (2ST Trust), DAOUD HEIDAMI (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo), JERRY O'CONNELL (Seminar) and ERIN WILHELMI (The Great God Pan). Previews begin Monday, May 12th and opening night is Thursday, May 22nd. (more...)

TIME STANDS STILL to Run 5/2-10 at Center Stage Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Relationships, mid-life crisis and ties of friendship are at the center of Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies powerful and often hilarious story in TIME STANDS STILL. Sarah Goodwin, a globetrotting photojournalist, has just returned home from the battlefields of Iraq, having been critically injured by a roadside bomb while covering a story. Sarah's boyfriend, James, a foreign correspondent himself, is terrified about the possibility of losing her and guilt-ridden about leaving her in harm's way shortly before the attack. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Houston (more...)

Center Stage Theater Presents TIME STANDS STILL by Award Winning Playwright Donald Margulies, 5/2-11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

Relationships, mid-life crisis and ties of friendship are at the center of Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies powerful and often hilarious story in TIME STANDS STILL. Sarah Goodwin, a globe-trotting photojournalist, has just returned home from the battlefields of Iraq, having been critically injured by a roadside bomb while covering a story. Sarah's boyfriend, James, a foreign correspondent himself, is terrified about the possibility of losing her and guilt-ridden about leaving her in harm's way shortly before the attack. (more...)

ANNAPURNA Begins Previews Tomorrow, Starring Megan Mullally & Nick Offerman, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

The New Group presents the New York premiere of Annapurna by Sharr White, directed by Bart DeLorenzo and featuring Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, in a limited Off-Broadway engagement April 13 - June 1. Official Opening Night is set for Monday, April 21 at 7:00pm, at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

4th Annual Chicago One-Minute Play Festival at Victory Gardens Set for 5/4-5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Victory Gardens Artistic Director Chay Yew, Managing Director Chis Mannelli and The One-Minute Play Festival Producing Artistic Director Dominic D'Andrea announce the Fourth Annual Chicago One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF), an evening of one-minute plays by sixty of Chicago's top playwrights, directed by ten Chicago directors. #1MPF will be presented for two performances only, Sunday, May 4 and Monday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue in Lincoln Park. (more...)

Austin Butler, Orson Bean & More to Star in DEATH OF THE AUTHOR at Geffen Playhouse this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Orson Bean (Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Being John Malkovich, Desperate Housewives), Austin Butler (The Carrie Diaries, Aliens in the Attic, Ruby and the Rockits), David Clayton Rogers (Nashville, Mixology, Jane by Design), and Lyndon Smith (Parenthood upcoming The Forger with John Travolta) have been announced as the cast of Death of the Author, a world premiere by Pulitzer Prize nominated playwright, Steven Drukman, directed by Bart DeLorenzo, to be performed at the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse beginning May 28. DeLorenzo returns to the Geffen Playhouse after directing Coney Island Christmas, by Donald Margulies, in 2012. Previews begin May 20; opening night is May 28. (more...)

Bay Area Playwright Lauren Gunderson's I AND YOU Receives Mimi Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

ATCA has named Lauren Gunderson's I and You recipient of the Harold and Mimi Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award, recognizing playwrights for scripts that premiered professionally outside New York City during 2013. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Houston (more...)

Roundabout Blog - Dinner with Friends: Theatre and Food
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Apr 04, 2014


HERE LIES LOVE and NATASHA, PIERRE... Lead 2014 Lortel Awards Nominations for Off-Broadway; Full List!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 01, 2014

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 18 categories and one special award for the 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Lortel Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00pm EST, and hosted by acclaimed husband and wife actors and comedians, Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Houston (more...)

Roundabout's VIOLET with Sutton Foster Gets Cast Recording; PS Classics to Release 2-Disc Set in June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that PS Classics will record the cast album of VIOLET on April 7, 2014. This Original Broadway Cast Recording, a two-disc set, will be released on June 3. The production is currently playing at the American Airlines Theatre through August 10, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Main Street Theater's TIME STANDS STILL is Interesting, but Needs Clear Focus
by David Clarke - Mar 28, 2014

Donald Margulies has a lot to say about modern life in his 2009 drama TIME STANDS STILL. The multifaceted piece pins a savvy photojournalist against desires to start a family and leaves her questioning the true impact of her work. Likewise, the skillful acting that occurs on the stage at Main Street Theater - Rice Village leaves the audience with plenty to think and talk about on the car ride home. (more...)

Roundabout's DINNER WITH FRIENDS Enters Final Three Weeks of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Dinner with Friends by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies and directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon, will conclude its limited engagement on April 13, 2014 at 2:00PM. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Houston (more...)

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