Harper Lee News

Elate's Revival of Ayn Rand's NIGHT OF JANUARY 16TH Opens 6/3Elate's Revival of Ayn Rand's NIGHT OF JANUARY 16TH Opens 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Veteran stage actor and play director Darryl Maximilian Robinson, who received a 2015 / 2016 Elate Season Ticket Holder Award Nomination as Best Actor for his performance as the debonair, but aging, leading man Ernest in Tad Mosel's "Impromptu" as part of the Elate staging of four one-acts entitled "Just 4 Fun," returns to the stage of the Lincoln Stegman Theatre of North Hollywood to play District Attorney Flint, a prosecutor deeply involved in the case of "The People of The State of New York vs. Karen Andre" in The Emmanuel Lutheran Actors Theatre Ensemble - ELATE revival of Russian-American author and playwright Ayn Rand's 1935 classic Broadway courtroom drama "Night Of January 16th." (more...)

Denee Benton, Julie Taymor Among 2017 Lilly Award Honorees; Presenters Announced!Denee Benton, Julie Taymor Among 2017 Lilly Award Honorees; Presenters Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The 8th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony, which celebrates women of distinction in the American Theater, announced today that Julie Taymor, Denee Benton, Micki Grant,Toni-Leslie James, Mandy Greenfield, Madison Ferris, and Beanie Feldstein are this year's honorees. (more...)

Bag&Baggage Announces Inaugural Season at New, Permanent HomeBag&Baggage Announces Inaugural Season at New, Permanent Home
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

After a grueling $1.5 million, 18 month capital campaign, the sale and subsequent closure of The Venetian Theatre, moving one show to a library, canceling the largest show in the company's history, and seven months of construction, Bag&Baggage Productions has weathered the storm and proudly announces the inaugural season in their permanent new home. (more...)

Montana Repertory Theatre to Perform 'To Kill a Mockingbird' in ChinaMontana Repertory Theatre to Perform 'To Kill a Mockingbird' in China
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The Montana Repertory Theatre professional theater-in-residence at the University of Montana will complete five performances of Harper Lee's landmark play "To Kill a Mockingbird" in Beijing and other locations in China next month. (more...)

2017 CAPA SUMMER MOVIE SERIES Lineup Announced2017 CAPA SUMMER MOVIE SERIES Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in America, celebrates its 47th anniversary in 2017 with an impressive assembly of classics, cult favorites, and beloved films. (more...)

200+ Free Literature Study Guides Now Available on Course Hero200+ Free Literature Study Guides Now Available on Course Hero
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

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Darryl Maximilian Robinson to Appear in Elate's NIGHT OF JANUARY 16THDarryl Maximilian Robinson to Appear in Elate's NIGHT OF JANUARY 16TH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Veteran stage actor and play director Darryl Maximilian Robinson, who received a 2015 / 2016 Elate Season Ticket Holder Award Nomination as Best Actor for his performance as the debonair, but aging, leading man Ernest in Tad Mosel's "Impromptu" as part of the Elate staging of four one-acts entitled "Just 4 Fun," returns to the stage of the Lincoln Stegman Theatre of North Hollywood to play District Attorney Flint, a prosecutor deeply involved in the case of "The People of The State of New York vs. Karen Andre" in The Emmanuel Lutheran Actors Theatre Ensemble - ELATE revival of Russian-American author and playwright Ayn Rand's 1935 classic Broadway courtroom drama "Night Of January 16th." (more...)

Stages Repertory Theatre Presents LUNA GALEStages Repertory Theatre Presents LUNA GALE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Stages Repertory Theatre presents the regional premiere of award-winning playwright Rebecca Gilman's Luna Gale, a powerful family drama about a burned-out social worker who faces an increasingly complex moral dilemma as she tries to determine the best home for an at-risk infant.  (more...)

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is MeaningfulBWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is Meaningful
by Tyler Hinton - Apr 19, 2017

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Hale Centre Theatre in West Valley is a meaningful, thoughtful production that resists excess in its storytelling as it exudes warmth. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 4/16/2017Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 4/16/2017
by BWW - Apr 16, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/16/2017 for Seattle (more...)

'WATSON INTELLIGENCE', LUNA GALE and More on Tap for CoHo Productions's 22nd Season'WATSON INTELLIGENCE', LUNA GALE and More on Tap for CoHo Productions's 22nd Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

CoHo Productions has announced #CoHoSeason22, featuring four artist-led co-productions of contemporary plays in the main subscription season for 2017-2018. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 4/09/2017Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 4/09/2017
by BWW - Apr 9, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/09/2017 for Seattle (more...)

BWW Review: First Stage Offers Persistence in Tough and Tenderhearted MOCKINGBIRDBWW Review: First Stage Offers Persistence in Tough and Tenderhearted MOCKINGBIRD
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Apr 2, 2017

First Stage invites a recent Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts production to Milwaukee for a Midwest premiere: Mockingbird (mok'ing burd). The National Book Award WinnerYoung Adult novel by Katherine Ersking and adapted by Julie Jensen presents the story of Caitlin-a 12 year old challenged by autism. To add to the young girl's life, Caitlin recently lost her brother Devin. This leaves only her father and she to deal with their grief and moving forward in the compelling and poignant production.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 4/02/2017Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 4/02/2017
by BWW - Apr 2, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/02/2017 for Seattle (more...)

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, SISTER ACT and More Slated for Lakewood Theatre Company's 2017-18 SeasonTO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, SISTER ACT and More Slated for Lakewood Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Lakewood Theatre Company will begin its 65th season with six productions on its Mainstage and three productions on its Side Door stage beginning July 7, 2017.  (more...)

BWW Review: Suzanne Vega Burns Bright Singing McCullers Songs at Cafe CarlyleBWW Review: Suzanne Vega Burns Bright Singing McCullers Songs at Cafe Carlyle
by Troy Frisby - Mar 23, 2017

Suzanne Vega is not a firecracker; she's a sparkler. In the first night of her run at Cafe Carlyle on March 15---since the previous day's show was nixed due to a rude winter storm named Stella---Vega was dazzling, but in the smallest, most personal way possible. Getting up onstage, she spoke with the calm, reassuring but controlled tone of a therapist or a meditation coach. While that may not sound like a great recipe for a stage persona, Vega's stripped-down performance bordered on hypnotic. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 3/19/2017Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 3/19/2017
by BWW - Mar 19, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/19/2017 for New Jersey (more...)

Harper Lee's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Coming to Juneau and AnchorageHarper Lee's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Coming to Juneau and Anchorage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Young Scout watches her father, the lawyer Atticus Finch, defend a black man accused of a horrible crime. Can Atticus secure justice for his client in this racially charged case, or does his influence have limits? Will the family pay an unacceptable price if he tries? See Harper Lee's beloved tale of a young lawyer and his family testing their limits and the unwritten laws of their time. To Kill a Mockingbird, written by Christopher Sergel, based on the novel by Harper Lee, runs March 14 - April 16in Juneau, and April 27 - May 7 in Anchorage. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 3/12/2017Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 3/12/2017
by BWW - Mar 12, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/12/2017 for New Jersey (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 3/05/2017Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 3/05/2017
by BWW - Mar 5, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/05/2017 for New Jersey (more...)

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