Edward Albee News

Date of Birth: March 12, 1928 (89)
Birth Place: Washington, DC, USA
Gender: Male
PTP/NYC's Production of Howard Barker's PITY IN HISTORY Opens Tonight Off-BroadwayPTP/NYC's Production of Howard Barker's PITY IN HISTORY Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 31st repertory season, its 11th consecutive in New York City, running now through August 6, 2017 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. (more...)

Ayad Akhtar's DISGRACED Continues Through Friday at Black Box Performing Arts CenterAyad Akhtar's DISGRACED Continues Through Friday at Black Box Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The Black Box Performing Arts Center (BBPAC) continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education as it proudly presents a new production of Ayad Akhtar's Disgraced in the heart of Teaneck, New Jersey - just a quick ride over the George Washington Bridge. (more...)

Road Theatre Company presents SUMMER PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVALRoad Theatre Company presents SUMMER PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY, Taylor Gilbert (Founding Artistic Director) and Sam Anderson (Artistic Director), remain committed to their meaningful mission to produce and develop New Work for the Stage. They are thrilled to announce in this, their 26th season, the Eighth annual SUMMER PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL (SPF8). (more...)

Sarah DeLappe's All-Female Soccer Play THE WOLVES to Score at Lincoln Center This FallSarah DeLappe's All-Female Soccer Play THE WOLVES to Score at Lincoln Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that it will bring the critically-acclaimed, Drama Desk and Obie award-winning production of THE WOLVES, a new play by Sarah DeLappe, directed by Lila Neugebauer, to the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater this fall.  (more...)

Sally Field Adds Second Show at the Crown & Anchor This AugustSally Field Adds Second Show at the Crown & Anchor This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Due to overwhelming demand, Producer Rick Murray has added a second evening of conversation with award-winning actress Sally Field to the star-studded lineup of the 2017 Cabaret Series. (more...)

CinemaLive and Shakespeare's Globe Announce First Live Cinema BroadcastCinemaLive and Shakespeare's Globe Announce First Live Cinema Broadcast
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

CinemaLive and Shakespeare's Globe have just announced the first live cinema broadcast from this iconic, open-air theatre. (more...)

Daryl Roth and Roberta Flack Named Town Hall's 2017 Friends of the ArtsDaryl Roth and Roberta Flack Named Town Hall's 2017 Friends of the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Legendary singer Roberta Flack and leading theatrical producer Daryl Roth will receive the Town Hall 2017 Friend of the Arts Award, it was announced today.  (more...)

Deanna Dunagan, Peter Friedman and More to Star in THE TREASURER at Playwrights Horizons; Cast Complete!Deanna Dunagan, Peter Friedman and More to Star in THE TREASURER at Playwrights Horizons; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for THE TREASURER, the world premiere of a new play by Max Posner (Judy) and directed by three-time Lortel Award winner David Cromer (The Band's Visit, Our Town, Adding Machine). Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, the play will be the second production of the theater company's 2017/2018 Season.   (more...)

Uma Thurman to Make Broadway Debut in HOUSE OF CARDS Creator's THE PARISIAN WOMANUma Thurman to Make Broadway Debut in HOUSE OF CARDS Creator's THE PARISIAN WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Academy Award nominee Uma Thurman (Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction, 'Imposters') will make her Broadway debut this fall in The Parisian Woman, the electrifying new power play by 'House of Cards' creator Beau Willimon (Farragut North, Ides of March), directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park). (more...)

Greg Pierce's CARDINAL to Open Winter 2018 at Second StageGreg Pierce's CARDINAL to Open Winter 2018 at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Second Stage Theater has announced that the world premiere of GREG PIERCE's play, CARDINAL, directed by KATE WHORISKEY, has been added to the 2017-18 season. The production will open in Winter 2018 at the Tony Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA Begins Previews Tonight at PTP/NYCTom Stoppard's ARCADIA Begins Previews Tonight at PTP/NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, presents its 31st repertory season, its 11th consecutive in New York City, running today, July 11, through August 6, 2017 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. (more...)

Edward Albee's AT HOME AT THE ZOO Coming to BTG's Unicorn Theatre This MonthEdward Albee's AT HOME AT THE ZOO Coming to BTG's Unicorn Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) presents Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright, Edward Albee's (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?), At Home at the Zoo (Zoo story), directed by Eric Hill (BTG: The Homecoming, Thoreau or, Return to Walden; Poe), and featuring David Adkins (BTG: Thoreau or, Return to Walden; Poe), Joey Collins (The Glass Menagerie; BTG: The Homecoming) and Tara Franklin (BTG: The Homecoming, Lion in Winter, Equus). At Home at the Zoo (Zoo story) runs from July 19 through August 26 at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA. Opening night is set for Saturday, July 22. (more...)

Tony Winner Sophie Okonedo Joins Cast of Comedy Drama COUNTRY MUSICTony Winner Sophie Okonedo Joins Cast of Comedy Drama COUNTRY MUSIC
by Movies News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Tony Award winner Sophie Okonedo and actor James Harkness have signed on to Tom Harper's comedy drama COUNTRY MUSIC. They join previously announced cast members Jessie Buckley and BILLY ELLIOT's Julie Walters. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

???????Eugene O'Neill's celebrated Pulitzer Prize winning drama and hit of the 2016 season, is returning to the Wharf House at the Provincetown Marina for 2017. The Provincetown Dramatic Arts production of Anna Christie was selected as one of the Best Plays of 2016 and Sarah MacDonnell was honored as one of the best female performances in her role of Anna (by the Cape Cod Times). The play opens on July 13 and runs Thursday - Sunday until July 30. Margaret Van Sant, Artistic Director of the Provincetown Dramatic Arts, directs. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- The Revlon GirlEDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- The Revlon Girl
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 7, 2017

BWW speaks to the Neil Docking, the writer of The Revlon Girl ahead of its run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Tracy Letts's MARY PAGE MARLOWE Finds Its Director at Second StageTracy Letts's MARY PAGE MARLOWE Finds Its Director at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Second Stage Theater has announced that Obie and Drama Desk Award winner LILA NEUGEBAUER will direct the New York Premiere of TRACY LETTS' acclaimed play, MARY PAGE MARLOWE, in June of 2018 at the Tony Kiser Theatre. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for SISTER AFRICACast and Creative Team Announced for SISTER AFRICA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

SISTER AFRICA, Stephanie Liss' world premiere drama about efforts to aid female and child victims of the Congo's ongoing civil war, will be performed by a cast of actors from the worlds of feature films, opera and the Chicago theater scene. Elayne LeTraunik, Associate Artistic Director of Genesis Theatrical Productions, Chicago veteran actor, and director of SISTER AFRICA, announced casting today. (more...)

Edward Albee's Unfinished Works Will Be Destroyed at His RequestEdward Albee's Unfinished Works Will Be Destroyed at His Request
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

The late, great playwright Edward Albee is curating his legacy posthumously via "dead hand control." (more...)

National & Local Thought Leaders To Host Talkbacks After DISGRACED at BBPAC TeaneckNational & Local Thought Leaders To Host Talkbacks After DISGRACED at BBPAC Teaneck
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Having previously announced its new production of Ayad Akhtar's 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning Disgraced - directed by Artistic Director Matt Okin, produced by Huey Esquire and Black Box Studios, and featuring Misty Easler, Katie Housley, Alex Hughes, Hemang Sharma, and Laurence Wallace - Black Box Studios and Black Box Performing Arts Center are proud to announce that not only will most performances of Disgraced be followed by a talkback among cast, creative team, and the audience, but several noted thought leaders have  committed to leading talkbacks. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company presents LUNA GALE This SeptemberAurora Theatre Company presents LUNA GALE This September
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Aurora Theatre Company opens its 26th season with the Bay Area Premiere of Rebecca Gilman's (Blue Surge, Spinning Into Butter, The Sweetest Swing in Baseball) powerful and arresting LUNA GALE. The challenges facing foster youth are real. Veteran social worker Caroline thinks she has a typical case on her hands when she meets two teenaged drug addicts accused of neglecting their baby. She will do whatever it takes to protect baby Luna Gale, but when she moves the child out of one dangerous situation, she fears she may have placed her in another. Unraveling a tangle of buried secrets, hidden motives, and mistakes, LUNA GALE questions who decides what's best for a child when there are no good choices, only good intentions. aurora (more...)

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