Gina Gionfriddo News

Suzzane Kimble to Play Title Role in Centenary Stage Company's BECKY SHAWSuzzane Kimble to Play Title Role in Centenary Stage Company's BECKY SHAW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

With a professional theater season full of premieres and award winning women playwrights, Centenary Stage Company keeps the ball rolling with the bitingly hilarious BECKY SHAW,†running February 19 through March 6 in the Lackland Center.† (more...)

Actors Theatre of Louisville Sets Ten-Minute Play Lineup for 40th Humana FestivalActors Theatre of Louisville Sets Ten-Minute Play Lineup for 40th Humana Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Actors Theatre of Louisville Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein are delighted to announce the three ten-minute plays chosen to be performed during the 40th Humana Festival of New American Plays. (more...)

CSC to Stage New Jersey Premiere of Gina Gionfriddo's BECKY SHAWCSC to Stage New Jersey Premiere of Gina Gionfriddo's BECKY SHAW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

With a professional theater season full of premieres and award winning women playwrights, Centenary Stage Company keeps the ball rolling with Gina Gionfriddo's hilarious Becky Shaw running February 19 through March 6 in the Lackland Center.† A Pulitzer Prize finalist, Off-Broadway smash hit and now NJ Premiere, Becky Shaw is a comedy from Obie Award-winner Gina Gionfriddo. (more...)

Dominique Morisseau, Lynn Nottage, Sarah Burgess & More Among 2015-16 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize FinalistsDominique Morisseau, Lynn Nottage, Sarah Burgess & More Among 2015-16 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights. (more...)

Dragon Theatre Kicks to Open 16th Season with U.S. DRAGDragon Theatre Kicks to Open 16th Season with U.S. DRAG
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Two young women in Manhattan are trying to figure out life after college, but they'll settle for making rent. They join a community advocacy group called SAFE ('Stay Away From Ed') named for an elusive serial attacker terrorizing the city, when they learn there's a big reward for information that leads to his capture. Their SAFE 'friends' include their ruthless, socially stunted roommate; the celebrated author of a fictional memoir; a lonely man who feels a kinship with crime victims; and an 'Ed survivor,' reveling in her fifteen minutes of dubious fame. This black comedy was written by Gina Gionfriddo (After Ashley Dragon 2013, Rapture, Blister, Burn, a 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist) and was the winner of the 2001-2002 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for woman playwrights. (more...)

BWW Review RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN at Zoetic StageBWW Review RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN at Zoetic Stage
by Roger Martin - Jan 19, 2016

You know that the grass is always greener, that the jealousy dragon has bright green eyes, that you can't go home again, that your generation is the only one that got it right, don't you? Of course you do. (more...)

Second Stage Theatre Will Honor Producer David Stone at 37th Anniversary GalaSecond Stage Theatre Will Honor Producer David Stone at 37th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Second Stage Theatre's 37th†Anniversary Gala celebration will honor Producer†DAVID STONE,†celebrating his ongoing 12 year relationship with the Off-Broadway Company.† The evening's Honorary Chair is†James M. Nederlander†and the Co-Chairs are†Marc Platt, Patrick Catullo,†and†Nancy Coyne.† The gala evening, which will be directed by†James Lapine,†will be held on†Monday, May 2, 2016†at Cipriani 42nd†Street.† The evening's entertainment, which will feature stars who have appeared in Stone's productions over the years, will be announced at a later date.† This is the first time Second Stage's annual gala will be honoring a Broadway producer. (more...)

Nashville's Best Honored at Midwinter's First NightNashville's Best Honored at Midwinter's First Night
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 11, 2016

Nashville actor and NFL Hall of Famer Eddie George, who makes his Broadway debut Tuesday night in the iconic musical Chicago, was named First Night's Outstanding Leading Actor in a Play for his searing portrayal of a former slave haunted by the spectre of abuse in Nashville Repertory Theatre's The Whipping Man. Rene Dunshee Copeland, producing artistic director of Nashville Rep, was named Outstanding Director of a Play, while her three-actor ensemble (which included James Rudolph and Matthew Rosenbaum) were awarded as First Night's Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Play for their rendition of the Matthew Lopez play. (more...)

Jan McArt to Present Stuart Meltzer's THE GOLDBERG VARIATIONSJan McArt to Present Stuart Meltzer's THE GOLDBERG VARIATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

'THE GOLDBERG VARIATIONS' is a play that I've been trying to write for thirteen years,' says Stuart Meltzer. 'It was just never ready to come out!' (more...)

Lois Smith Leads MARJORIE PRIME, Opening Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsLois Smith Leads MARJORIE PRIME, Opening Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist Marjorie Prime, a new play by Jordan Harrison (Maple and Vine, Doris to Darlene at PH; Amazons and Their Men; Kid-Simple; 'Orange is the New Black'). Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons and directed by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Detroit, Maple and Vine, Your Mother's Copy of the Kama Sutra at PH; Belleville; This Wide Night; The Thugs), the play is the third production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. The production opens tonight, December 14, at†Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street), and†will play a limited engagement through Sunday, January 3. (more...)

Little Fish Theatre Sets 2016 SeasonLittle Fish Theatre Sets 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2015

Little Fish Theatre today announced the eleven productions which will comprise the company's 2016 Season. (more...)

Lois Smith Leads MARJORIE PRIME, Beginning Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsLois Smith Leads MARJORIE PRIME, Beginning Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

Playwrights Horizons†presents the New York premiere of 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist Marjorie Prime, a new play by Jordan Harrison (Maple and Vine, Doris to Darlene at PH; Amazons and Their Men; Kid-Simple; 'Orange is the New Black'). Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons and directed by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Detroit, Maple and Vine, Your Mother's Copy of the Kama Sutra at PH; Belleville; This Wide Night; The Thugs), the play is the third production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. The first preview is tonight, November 20 at 8PM at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). The production has an Opening Night set for Monday, December 14 and will play a limited engagement through Sunday, January 3. (more...)

See the First Preview of MARJORIE PRIME for $5 at Playwrights HorizonsSee the First Preview of MARJORIE PRIME for $5 at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Wednesday, November 11, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their New York premiere of 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist Marjorie Prime, a new play by Jordan Harrison (Maple and Vine, Doris to Darlene at PH; Amazons and Their Men; Kid-Simple; 'Orange is the New Black'). (more...)

GIGANTIC Brings Pound-Shedding Comedy to the Vineyard TonightGIGANTIC Brings Pound-Shedding Comedy to the Vineyard Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

?Vineyard Theatre's 2015-2016 season kicks off tonight, November 11 at 8pm when the new musical comedy GIGANTIC begins previews at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Vineyard Theatre to Open 2015-16 Season with GIGANTIC at Theatre RowVineyard Theatre to Open 2015-16 Season with GIGANTIC at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

The first show of Vineyard Theatre's 2015-2016 season will be the†musical comedy GIGANTIC,†presented at The Acorn Theatre @ Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street) due to facility upgrades happening at The Vineyard's space in Union Square. (more...)

GIGANTIC Brings Pound-Shedding Comedy to the Vineyard, Beginning TomorrowGIGANTIC Brings Pound-Shedding Comedy to the Vineyard, Beginning Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

A friendly reminder!†Vineyard Theatre's 2015-2016 season kicks off tomorrow, November 11 at 8pm when the new musical comedy GIGANTIC begins previews at The Acorn Theatre at†Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Taylor Mac's HIR Extends Again at Playwrights HorizonsTaylor Mac's HIR Extends Again at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

Due to critical acclaim and popular demand, Playwrights Horizons has announced a second extension of their New York premiere production of HIR, a new play by Obie Award-winning theater artist Taylor Mac (A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, The Lily's Revenge, The Walk Across America for Mother Earth, The Be(a)st of Taylor Mac, The Young Ladies Of). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 11/08/2015Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 11/08/2015
by BWW - Nov 8, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/08/2015 for Portland (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 11/01/2015Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 11/01/2015
by BWW - Nov 1, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/01/2015 for Portland (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 10/25/2015Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 10/25/2015
by BWW - Oct 25, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/25/2015 for Portland (more...)

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