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Ojai Playwrights Conference to Host 2015 New Works Festival, 8/2-9Ojai Playwrights Conference to Host 2015 New Works Festival, 8/2-9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

The Ojai Playwrights Conference (OPC), one of the most acclaimed new play developmental programs in the country, announces its 18th season with an extraordinary program of playwrights, new play workshops and special performance events from August 2 through 9, 2015 in Ojai, California. (more...)

The Drama League to Host Centennial Gala in NovemberThe Drama League to Host Centennial Gala in November
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

The Drama League, embarking on a landmark year of celebration commemorating its 100 years of service to the American theater, announced today The Drama League Centennial Gala set for Monday evening, November 2, 2015 at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue). Cocktails and silent auction will begin at 7:00 p.m. followed by dinner and performance at 8:00 p.m.  Special Guests and performers will be announced at a later date.  The Centennial Gala Committee is now in formation; tables and seats are available by calling (212) 244-9494. (more...)

Cape Cod Theatre Project's 2015 Season to Feature New Works by Hnath, Jacqmin, Armento & KingCape Cod Theatre Project's 2015 Season to Feature New Works by Hnath, Jacqmin, Armento & King
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Artistic Director Hal Brooks has announced that the 21st Season of the Cape Cod Theatre Project will feature staged readings of new work by Lucas Hnath, Laura Jacqmin, Kevin Armento, and actor-turned-playwright Ryan King. The 2015 Season, the fourth under Mr. Brooks' leadership, runs weekends from July 2 through July 25, 2015 in Falmouth, MA. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of DON JUAN at The Pearl Theatre CompanyPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of DON JUAN at The Pearl Theatre Company
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 18, 2015

The Pearl THeatre Company just concluded ther 2014-15 season with a world premiere adaptation of Moliere's Don Juan,  The Don Juan legend sees Heaven and Earth coming together in an outlandish partnership to seal the fate of one deliciously unrepentant rascal. BroadwayWorld takes you inside opening night below! (more...)

The Pearl to Honor Terrence McNally and More at 2015 Classics Celebration Next MonthThe Pearl to Honor Terrence McNally and More at 2015 Classics Celebration Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

The Pearl will host its 2015 celebration honoring New York classics on Monday, April 13, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at The Penn Club, 30 East 44th Street, New York, NY 10036. (more...)

Works by Alex Lewin, Cusi Cram and Mona Mansour Set for Labyrinth Theater's 2015 Barn Series, 3/23-30Works by Alex Lewin, Cusi Cram and Mona Mansour Set for Labyrinth Theater's 2015 Barn Series, 3/23-30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

Labyrinth Theater Company has announced the line-up for the second half of their 16th Annual Barn Series, the award-winning company's free play reading series. Running March 23-30, the Barn Series lets audiences encounter new plays written by or starring Labyrinth Company Members. (more...)

World Premiere of Tanya Barfield's BRIGHT HALF LIFE Opens Tonight at New York City CenterWorld Premiere of Tanya Barfield's BRIGHT HALF LIFE Opens Tonight at New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of newly-appointed Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty, is pleased to present the World Premiere of BRIGHT HALF LIFE - a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Tanya Barfield and directed by Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman - in a five-week limited engagement at New York City Center Stage II (131 W. 55th Street) through March 22, 2015. Opening night is set for tonight, February 25. (more...)

Alan Cumming, Tyne Daly, Jefferson Mays, Phylicia Rashad, Cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU and More Set for Drama League's 2015 Gala TonightAlan Cumming, Tyne Daly, Jefferson Mays, Phylicia Rashad, Cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU and More Set for Drama League's 2015 Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

The Drama League welcomes a roster of special guest performers for the 31st Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway honoring the legendary Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award (EGOT) winner James Earl Jones to be held this evening, February 2, 2015 at the famed Pierre Hotel (2 East 61st Street). (more...)

Leigh Silverman to Helm WP Theater's World Premiere of BRIGHT HALF LIFE at New York City CenterLeigh Silverman to Helm WP Theater's World Premiere of BRIGHT HALF LIFE at New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of newly-appointed Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty, is pleased to present the World Premiere of BRIGHT HALF LIFE - a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Tanya Barfield and directed by Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman - in a five-week limited engagement at New York City Center Stage II (131 W. 55th Street) from Tuesday, February 17 to March 22, 2015. Opening night is set for Wednesday, February 25. (more...)

Michael Urie, Richard Kind & More Set for The Pearl's Inaugural MODERN/CLASSICS ReadingsMichael Urie, Richard Kind & More Set for The Pearl's Inaugural MODERN/CLASSICS Readings
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

New York's home for the Classics announces its inaugural exploration of what modern language brings to timeless stories. With 12 days of readings and discussions, The Pearl's Resident Acting Company and three contemporary playwrights will investigate the power of language, the fortitude of classic stories, and the tricky role of the adapter in tackling these often-told tales. (more...)

Alan Cumming, Tyne Daly, Jefferson Mays, Phylicia Rashad, Cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU and More Set for Drama League's 2015 GalaAlan Cumming, Tyne Daly, Jefferson Mays, Phylicia Rashad, Cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU and More Set for Drama League's 2015 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

The Drama League has announced the roster of special guest performers for the 31ST Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway honoring the legendary Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award (EGOT) winner James Earl Jones to be held on Monday evening, February 2, 2015 at the famed Pierre Hotel (2 East 61st Street). (more...)

MTC's BY THE WATER Enters Final Week of PerformancesMTC's BY THE WATER Enters Final Week of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

By The Water, the new play by Sharyn Rothstein, directed by Hal Brooks, starts the final week of its run today as part of The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

Tonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More Star Yale Rep's WAR, Beginning TonightTonya Pinkins, Trezana Beverley & More Star Yale Rep's WAR, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of WAR by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, running tonight, November 21, through December 13 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: MAJOR BARBARA Opens at The Pearl TheatrePhoto Coverage: MAJOR BARBARA Opens at The Pearl Theatre
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 19, 2014

The Pearl Theatre Company and Gingold Theatre Group is currently presenting Shaw's Major Barbara, running through December 14, 2014. When the charming weapons-manufacturer Andrew Undershaft goes toe-to-toe with his passionate daughter Barbara, a Major in the Salvation Army, over his 'ill-gotten' fortune, it leads to the wager of the century. She is determined to save his soul-he is determined to open her eyes to a wider world. Their confrontation will knock their entire family's moral compass up, down, and sideways, never to be the same again. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of MTC's BY THE WATERPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of MTC's BY THE WATER
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 19, 2014

By The Water, the new play by Sharyn Rothstein, directed by Hal Brooks, officially opened last night, November 18 as part of The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). The limited engagement began performances on November 4.BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

MTC's BY THE WATER Opens Tonight Off-BroadwayMTC's BY THE WATER Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

By The Water, the new play by Sharyn Rothstein, directed by Hal Brooks, officially opens tonight, November 18 as part of The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). The limited engagement began performances on November 4. (more...)

MTC's BY THE WATER Opens TomorrowMTC's BY THE WATER Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

By The Water, the new play by Sharyn Rothstein, directed by Hal Brooks, officially opens tomorrow night, November 18 as part of The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). The limited engagement began performances on November 4. (more...)

Ars Nova Extends JACUZZI Through TodayArs Nova Extends JACUZZI Through Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Ars Nova has announced an additional and final extension of performances for the critically-acclaimed world premiere production Jacuzzi, a new play by Ars Nova's Company-in-Residence The Debate Society, written by Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen and directed by Obie Award-winner Oliver Butler. Originally set to play a limited Off-Broadway run through November 1, Jacuzzi recently extended through November 8. Due to high demand, the show has added an additional week of performances and will now play its final performance today, November 15 at Ars Nova (511 West 54th Street). Previews began September 30, with Official Opening Night on October 13. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MTC's BY THE WATERPhoto Flash: First Look at MTC's BY THE WATER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

By The Water, the new play by Sharyn Rothstein, directed by Hal Brooks, is now in previews for a Tuesday, November 18 opening as part of The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). Check out a first look below! (more...)

MTC's THE COUNTRY HOUSE, Starring Blythe Danner, Enters Final Two Weeks of PerformancesMTC's THE COUNTRY HOUSE, Starring Blythe Danner, Enters Final Two Weeks of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The Country House, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, and produced in association with the Geffen Playhouse, starts the final two weeks of its run today at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

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