Frank Galati News

Writers Theatre to Premiere DAYS LIKE TODAY, 5/6-7/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce Writers Theatre's World Premiere production of Days Like Today, with music and lyrics by Alan Schmuckler and book by Laura Eason, directed by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam, music direction by Doug Peck and choreography by Tommy Rapley. The production runs May 6-July 13, 2014 at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The press opening is May 22, 2014 at 7:30pm. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 16th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Apr 16, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Cats,' 'Les Miserables' and 'Songs From An Unmade Bed,' rake in the reviews, 'Road Show' and 'Passion' will be followed by 'Assassins,' Theo readies 'The Andrews Sisters,' Kokandy brings back 'The Full Monty' and 'Loving Repeating,' plus two kids shows and more! (more...)

Sara Gmitter's IN THE GARDEN: A DARWINIAN LOVE STORY Makes World Premiere at Lookingglass Theatre, Now thru 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Continuing its 26th Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of In the Garden: A Darwinian Love Story, by Artistic Associate Sara Gmitter and directed by Jessica Thebus. In the Garden runs today, April 16 - June 15, 2014 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.. (more...)

Bruce Norris Joins Steppenwolf Theatre Company Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Steppenwolf Theatre Company Ensemble has announced its newest member, playwright Bruce Norris. Among his many accomplishments, Norris is the author of The Qualms, playing July 3 - August 31 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre. Since 2000, Steppenwolf has produced seven of Norris's plays, including Clybourne Park and the world premieres of A Parallelogram, The Unmentionables, The Pain and the Itch, We All Went Down to Amsterdam, Purple Heart and The Infidel. (more...)

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

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

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

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Asolo Rep to Be Featured in a Special Smithsonian Panel: Steinbeck on Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

On the heels of its celebrated production of The Grapes of Wrath, Asolo Rep's Producing Artistic Director/Director of The Grapes of Wrath Michael Donald Edwards and the play's Tony Award-winning adapter Frank Galati will be featured speakers in a special panel entitled Steinbeck on Stage, presented by Smithsonian Associates and the National Steinbeck Center. Select scenes from Asolo Rep's production of The Grapes of Wrath will be performed by Asolo Rep actors Christian Conn (Tom Joad), Peggy Roeder (Ma Joad), and Andrew Sellon (Jim Casy). The panel will be Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7pm at the National Museum of Natural History Baird Auditorium in Washington, D.C. (more...)

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

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Asolo Rep Features Documentary Theater Project FACES OF CHANGE: GROWING AMERICA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

In celebration of the richly diverse American melting pot, Asolo Rep will host its second annual documentary theatre project Faces of Change: Growing America. The original play will explore the experiences of local immigrants - their arduous journeys, daily struggles and triumphs, and what it truly means to be an American immigrant in 2014. Faces of Change will be tonight and tomorrow, March 21 and 22 at 7:30pm in Asolo Rep's Cook Theatre. (more...)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, GOOD PEOPLE, IT ONLY TAKES A MOMENT and More Set for Asolo Rep's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014, Asolo Repertory Theatre announced its 2014-2015 season and the third season of its ambitious five-year American Character Project, an in-depth exploration of the soul of this country's people, past and present. Producing Artistic Director Michael Donald Edwards and FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training Director/Asolo Rep Associate Artistic Director Rep Greg Leaming presented both season line-ups to more than 350 patrons in Asolo Rep's Mertz Theatre. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for Tampa (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 3/09/2014
by BWW - Mar 09, 2014

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Asolo Rep to Feature Documentary Theater Project FACES OF CHANGE: GROWING AMERICA, 3/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

In celebration of the richly diverse American melting pot, Asolo Rep will host its second annual documentary theatre project Faces of Change: Growing America. The original play will explore the experiences of local immigrants - their arduous journeys, daily struggles and triumphs, and what it truly means to be an American immigrant in 2014. Faces of Change will be March 21 and 22 at 7:30pm in Asolo Rep's Cook Theatre. Each performance will be followed by a question and answer session with the cast and creators. Admission is free, however tickets are required. Tickets are available by visiting Asolo Rep's Box Office, located in the lobby of the theatre, 5555 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, by visiting www.asolorep.org or calling 947-351-8000 or 800.361.8388. (more...)

Sara Gmitter's IN THE GARDEN: A DARWINIAN LOVE STORY to Make World Premiere at Lookingglass Theatre, 4/16-6/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

Continuing its 26th Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of In the Garden: A Darwinian Love Story, by Artistic Associate Sara Gmitter and directed by Jessica Thebus. In the Garden runs April 16 - June 15, 2014 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 3/02/2014
by BWW - Mar 02, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/02/2014 for Tampa (more...)

INSIDE ASOLO REP: THE GRAPES OF WRATH Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

'Inside Asolo Rep: The Grapes of Wrath' will be held today, February 26, 2014 at 11 a.m. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 2/23/2014
by BWW - Feb 23, 2014

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THE GRAPES OF WRATH Opens 3/12 at Asolo Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Asolo Rep continues its 2013-2014 season with Frank Galati's triumphant adaptation of John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel THE GRAPES OF WRATH, directed by Producing Artistic Director Michael Donald Edwards. Frank Galati's adaptation premiered at the Steppenwolf Theatre of Chicago in 1988. The Broadway production won the Tony award for Best Play and Best Direction of a Play in 1990 and was nominated for six additional Tony Awards. Galati also won a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director in 1990 and the play was nominated for four additional Drama Desk Awards. Previews will be March 12 - 13, opening night will be on March 14 at 8pm and the play will run through April 19. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 2/16/2014
by BWW - Feb 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/16/2014 for Tampa (more...)

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