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Photo Coverage: Broadway Comes Out to Celebrate FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS!Photo Coverage: Broadway Comes Out to Celebrate FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Just last night, Broadway's best came out for a special screening of Florence Foster Jenkins. Hosted by Colman Domingo, Cynthia Erivo, Patina Miller, Matthew Morrison, and Max von Essen, the evening celebrated Paramount's new film, which hits theatres on August 12. (more...)

REENTRY to Bring Powerful Stories of War to Wharton CenterREENTRY to Bring Powerful Stories of War to Wharton Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

A powerful story about the transition between home and deployment, REENTRY will be playing at Wharton Center Today, February 26th, 2016 and Saturday, February 27th, 2016 in the Pasant Theatre. (more...)

REENTRY to Bring Powerful Stories of War to Wharton CenterREENTRY to Bring Powerful Stories of War to Wharton Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

A powerful story about the transition between home and deployment, REENTRY will be playing at Wharton Center Friday, February 26th, 2016 and Saturday, February 27th, 2016 in the Pasant Theatre. (more...)

REENTRY to Play Wharton Center, 2/26-27REENTRY to Play Wharton Center, 2/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

A powerful story about the transition between home and deployment, REENTRY will be playing at Wharton Center Friday, February 26th, 2016 and Saturday, February 27th, 2016 in the Pasant Theatre. Tickets are available at Wharton Center's official ticketing outlets: online at whartoncenter.com, at the Auto-Owners Insurance Ticket Office at Wharton Center, or by calling 1-800-WHARTON. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at REENTRY at Live Arts TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at REENTRY at Live Arts Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

What really happens when the soldiers come home? That's the question asked by REENTRY, the season-opening show for Live Arts Theatre's 5th season. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Project: Theater to Present UNITY (1918)Project: Theater to Present UNITY (1918)
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

Project: Theater (producers of the critically acclaimed Occupation and the monthly Our Bar series) has announced the US premiere of UNITY (1918), written by Kevin Kerr and directed by KJ Sanchez. UNITY (1918) begins performances on Thursday, August 6 for a limited engagement through Sunday, August 23. Press opening is Sunday, August 9 at 7 PM.  (more...)

Urban Stages' 31st Season to Include SHATTER, WINTER RHYTHMS 2014 & MoreUrban Stages' 31st Season to Include SHATTER, WINTER RHYTHMS 2014 & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director of Urban Stages, today announced the 2014-'15 season which will launch with the American Premiere of the award-winning drama Shatter by prolific Canadian playwright Trina Davies. (more...)

FST to Present 2014 RICHARD AND BETTY BURDICK NEW PLAY READING SERIES, 4/28-5/10FST to Present 2014 RICHARD AND BETTY BURDICK NEW PLAY READING SERIES, 4/28-5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Florida Studio Theatre announces its annual Richard and Betty Burdick New Play Reading Series, which will present three new plays by contemporary American playwrights. The series will take place in the Keating Theatre on Monday, April 28 at 7:00pm, Monday, May 5 at 7:00pm, and Saturday, May 10 at 2:00pm, and is part of FST's Sarasota Festival of New Plays. Tickets for the series are 3 plays for $25, or individual play readings for $10. Additionally, FRIENDS of FST can purchase a subscription for all 3 plays for $15. They may be purchased by calling the FST Box Office at (941) 366-9000 or by visiting www.floridastudiotheatre.org. (more...)

Jim Brochu's CHARACTER MAN to Close 4/6 at Urban StagesJim Brochu's CHARACTER MAN to Close 4/6 at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Urban Stages Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director and producer Peter Napolitano, announced the final week of the World Premiere engagement of Character Man. Jim Brochu's new musical memoir at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street). This limited run will continue through April 6th only. Robert Bartley directs, with musical direction by Carl Haan. The Final Post-Show Talk will take place on Wednesday, April 2nd with Special Guest Karen Mason (Mamma Mia, Sunset Boulevard, Hairspray), moderated by Peter Filichia. (more...)

Urban Stages Presents CHARACTER MAN, A MUSICAL MEMOIR, Now thru 3/30Urban Stages Presents CHARACTER MAN, A MUSICAL MEMOIR, Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Urban Stages Founding Artistic Director Frances Hill and producer Peter Napolitano present the World Premiere of Character Man as part of its 30th Anniversary season. Jim Brochu's new musical memoir begins an Off-Broadway run at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street) tonight, February 28th, with opening night set for Wednesday March 5th. This limited run will continue through March 30th only. Robert Bartley directs, with musical direction by Carl Haan. Character Man will have scenic & video design by Patrick Brennan, lighting design by Meghan Santelli and sound design by Sean Hagerty. (more...)

Urban Stages to Present CHARACTER MAN, A MUSICAL MEMOIR, 2/28-3/30Urban Stages to Present CHARACTER MAN, A MUSICAL MEMOIR, 2/28-3/30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

Urban Stages Founding Artistic Director Frances Hill and producer Peter Napolitano present the World Premiere of Character Man as part of its 30th Anniversary season. Jim Brochu's new musical memoir begins an Off-Broadway run at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street) February 28th, with opening night set for Wednesday March 5th. This limited run will continue through March 30th only. Robert Bartley directs, with musical direction by Carl Haan. Character Man will have scenic & video design by Patrick Brennan, lighting design by Meghan Santelli and sound design by Sean Hagerty. (more...)

The Civilians Present LET ME ASCERTAIN YOU: HOLY MATRIMONY at Joe's Pub, 11/12The Civilians Present LET ME ASCERTAIN YOU: HOLY MATRIMONY at Joe's Pub, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

The Civilians' Let Me Ascertain You: Holy Matrimony! is the latest installment in their cabaret series to be held on November 12 at Joe's Pub. (more...)

Urban Stages to Remount HONKY, 10/22-11/17Urban Stages to Remount HONKY, 10/22-11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

After a wildly successful extended run last spring, Urban Stages will remount their production of Greg Kalleres' biting comedy HONKY. Directed by Luke Harlan, HONKY will begin its performances on October 22 and open on Sunday, October 27 through November 17, 2013 at Urban Stages (259 West 30 Street). (more...)

Jill Larson Hosts Urban Stages' 2013 Gala TonightJill Larson Hosts Urban Stages' 2013 Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2013

Hosted by two-time Emmy nominee Jill Larson, Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Founder/ Artistic Director) and the Urban Stages Board, will honor the tireless work of the Urban Stages' Teaching Artist and their campers as they create the next generation of theatre professionals. Honorees include: Tim Connell, Cordis. Heard, Laura Lindsey, Heather Nielsen , Liz Parker, Meghan Santelli, Kathryn Swanson and J Lyn Thomas, tonight, May 13, 2013 at the historic Central Park Boathouse beginning at 6PM. (more...)

Jill Larson to Host Urban Stages' 2013 Gala, 5/13Jill Larson to Host Urban Stages' 2013 Gala, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2013

Hosted by two-time Emmy nominee Jill Larson, Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Founder/ Artistic Director) and the Urban Stages Board, will honor the tireless work of the Urban Stages' Teaching Artist and their campers as they create the next generation of theatre professionals. Honorees include: Tim Connell, Cordis. Heard, Laura Lindsey, Heather Nielsen , Liz Parker, Meghan Santelli, Kathryn Swanson and J Lyn Thomas, on May 13, 2013 at the historic Central Park Boathouse beginning at 6PM. (more...)

85 Theatres in 33 States Have Joined Blue Star Theatres to Aid Military Families85 Theatres in 33 States Have Joined Blue Star Theatres to Aid Military Families
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2013

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, and Blue Star Families, a national non-profit for military families, has announced that 85 theatres in 33 states have now joined the Blue Star Theatres program. In partnership between TCG and Blue Star Families, with support from MetLife Foundation, the Blue Star Theatres program connects a variety of theatre offerings to military personnel and their families across the United States. This initiative recognizes the profound contributions of service families and seeks to build stronger connections between theatres, military families and their communities. (more...)

85 Theatres in 33 States Have Joined Blue Star Theatres to Aid Military Families85 Theatres in 33 States Have Joined Blue Star Theatres to Aid Military Families
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, and Blue Star Families, a national non-profit for military families, has announced that 85 theatres in 33 states have now joined the Blue Star Theatres program. In partnership between TCG and Blue Star Families, with support from MetLife Foundation, the Blue Star Theatres program connects a variety of theatre offerings to military personnel and their families across the United States. This initiative recognizes the profound contributions of service families and seeks to build stronger connections between theatres, military families and their communities. (more...)

Women's Project Theater's BETHANY Concludes TodayWomen's Project Theater's BETHANY Concludes Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2013

Women's Project Theater's widely-acclaimed and packed-house production of Laura Marks's world premiere dark comedy Bethany, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, will close as scheduled Today, February 17, after the 2:30pm matinee to make way for Tina Benko in the North American Premiere of Jackie by Nobel Prize winner and author of The Piano Teacher, Elfriede Jelinek, directed by Tea Alagic. (more...)

Women's Project Theater's BETHANY Concludes 2/17Women's Project Theater's BETHANY Concludes 2/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2013

Women's Project Theater's widely-acclaimed and packed-house production of Laura Marks's world premiere dark comedy Bethany, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, will close as scheduled Sunday, February 17, after the 2:30pm matinee to make way for Tina Benko in the North American Premiere of Jackie by Nobel Prize winner and author of The Piano Teacher, Elfriede Jelinek, directed by Tea Alagic. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look - BETHANY at Women's Project Theater, Starring America FerreraSTAGE TUBE: First Look - BETHANY at Women's Project Theater, Starring America Ferrera
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2013

See the new trailer for BETHANY, written by Laura Marks and directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, below. The show runs Jan 11-Feb 17, 2013. www.BethanyOffBroadway.com. (more...)

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