Ike Holter News

2016 MFA Playwrights' Workshop to Develop Eight New Works at the Kennedy Center2016 MFA Playwrights' Workshop to Develop Eight New Works at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, is pleased to co-present the 11th annual MFA Playwright's Workshop (MFAPW) in association with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and Stanford University's National Center for New Plays. (more...)

AUBERGINE Finds Cast, THE PROFANE Taps Director at Playwrights HorizonsAUBERGINE Finds Cast, THE PROFANE Taps Director at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Playwrights Horizons has announced new details for its upcoming 2016/2017 Season. (more...)

Kristen Bell and More Set for Sing-Along at UNITED FORLANDO Concert in L.A.Kristen Bell and More Set for Sing-Along at UNITED FORLANDO Concert in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

United FORlando, an evening concert and conversation presented by the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and the Los Angeles LGBT Center in memory and support of the victims of the recent tragedy at Pulse nightclub, will close the evening tribute with a sing-along performance of Broadway For Orlando's What the World Needs Now is Love. (more...)

Victory Gardens Presents HAND TO GOD by Robert Askins, September 16 - October 16, 2016Victory Gardens Presents HAND TO GOD by Robert Askins, September 16 - October 16, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater announces the first show of its 42st season, Hand To God by Robert Askins, directed by Gary Griffin. Hand To God runs September 16 - October 16, 2016, with the press performance on Friday, September 23, 2016, at 7:30 pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

The Wallis & Los Angeles LGBT Center to Host UNITED FORLANDO Tribute ConcerThe Wallis & Los Angeles LGBT Center to Host UNITED FORLANDO Tribute Concer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and the Los Angeles LGBT Center present United FORlando, an evening concert in memory and support of the victims of the recent tragedy at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. in the Bram Goldsmith Theater at The Wallis. The evening tribute includes special musical performances by the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles and the cast of Hit The Wall by Ike Holter, the award-winning immersive theater production set at NYC's historic Stonewall Inn during the summer of 1969. Actor and activist Wilson Cruz, whose aunt was among the victims on June 12, will moderate 'After Orlando: Reflections and Where We Go From Here,' a conversation featuring panelists Kate Kendell, Executive Director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, and Darrel Cummings, Chief of Staff of the Los Angeles LGBT Center. Single tickets are now available for purchase for $25 - $45 with net proceeds from the concert benefiting the GLBT Community Center of Central Florida (The Center). Any additional donations secured will also be donated in their entirety to The GLBT Community Center of Central Florida. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre Sets 35th SeasonStage Left Theatre Sets 35th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Stage Left Theatre is pleased to announce the programming for its 35th season. The season begins with the world premiere of The Bottle Tree by Beth Kander directed by ensemble member Amy Szerlong. The Bottle Tree was developed through Stage Left's Downstage Left program, at the Ashland New Plays Festival and and has received an Honorable Mention on The Kilroys List for the past two years. Next, in the winter, Stage Left and Cor Theatre present a co-production of What of the Night? by Maria Irene Fornes, directed by Carlos Murillo. This epic meditation on poverty in America was a Pultizer finalist in 1990. Cor Theatre Artistic Director Tosha Fowler says of the partnership, 'With admiration for Stage Left's longevity and the exciting opportunities they provide to artists through their strong commitment to mission, we at Cor are thrilled to announce a collaboration of theatre that is bound to leave you breathless. Combining Stage Left's strength with our fearless aesthetic, Fornes' poetically primal voice, and Carlos Murillo's passionate vision, What of the Night is going to be our biggest leap yet.' Finally, the company will present LeapFest, its annual developmental festival featuring workshop productions of new plays, at a time to be announced later. (more...)

First Floor Theater to Remount THE AWAKE at Theater on the LakeFirst Floor Theater to Remount THE AWAKE at Theater on the Lake
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

First Floor Theater (FFT) is thrilled to remount THE AWAKE, Ken Urban's lyrical and highly theatrical exploration of interrogation, government control, and the compulsive power of dreams, directed by Josh Altman, as part of the Chicago Park District's Theater on the Lake 2016 Festival Season at the Berger Park Cultural Center. (more...)

Victory Gardens Theater to Offer Series of Free Play Readings This MonthVictory Gardens Theater to Offer Series of Free Play Readings This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater announces the June lineup for The VG Reading Series. This regularly scheduled program of play readings provides playwrights a platform to develop their plays-in-progress, and will give audiences opportunities to experience exciting new work throughout the year. The Reading Series adds to VG's current programming of world premieres and new plays and the IGNITION Festival of New Plays. (more...)

Jackalope Theatre Company Sets 2016-17 SeasonJackalope Theatre Company Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

Jackalope Theatre Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gus Menary and Managing Director Nate Silver, announces its 2016/17 season. The company's 9th season features three productions: a world premiere, a U.S premiere, and a Midwest premiere. The season begins with the U.S premiere of Octagon by Kristiana Rae Colon, directed by Tara Branham, continues with the world premiere of The Snare by Samantha Beach, directed by Jackalope Associated Producer Elana Boulos, and concludes with the Midwest premiere of Ideation by Aaron Loeb, directed by Jackalope Artistic Director Gus Menary. (more...)

A Red Orchid Extends Ike Holter's SENDERA Red Orchid Extends Ike Holter's SENDER
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

?Due to popular demand, A Red Orchid Theatre adds six performances to the run of the world premiere of Sender by Ike Holter, directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray. Featuring Ensemble Member Steve Haggard, the cast of Sender also includes McKenzie Chinn, Mary Williamson and Steven Wilson. The extension includes Saturday matinees as well as additional weeknight performances. Sender will now run through June 4, 2016. A Red Orchid Theatre is located at 1531 N Wells. Tickets to extension performances go on sale Thursday, May 12, 2016.   (more...)

First Floor Theater to Host Short Play Festival FITZFEST, Opening 8/5First Floor Theater to Host Short Play Festival FITZFEST, Opening 8/5
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

First Floor Theater (FFT) is thrilled to announce its fourth annual literary festival, FITZFEST, a festival of eight world premiere plays, by some of the country's most exciting playwrights, inspired by the life and work of F. Scott Fitzgerald. FITZFEST will play August 5 - August 13, 2016 at Collaboraction's Pentagon Theatre in The Flat Iron Arts Building. Tickets will be available at http://firstfloortheater.com/. (more...)

'MARLOWE', WAR PAINT, JERUSALEM, TWELFTH NIGHT and More Among Summer Theatre Highlights in Chicago'MARLOWE', WAR PAINT, JERUSALEM, TWELFTH NIGHT and More Among Summer Theatre Highlights in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The Chicago theater community will present a wide variety of plays and musicals, as well as dance and concert offerings this summer. In support, the League of Chicago Theatres will once again create a comprehensive Summer Theater Guide that will be available at hotels, theaters, events, and destinations across the Chicago area. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 4/22; World Premiere of SENDER in Chicago, SPAMALOT in St. Petersburg and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 4/22; World Premiere of SENDER in Chicago, SPAMALOT in St. Petersburg and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 22, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Chicago, St. Petersburg, Sydney and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include the World Premiere of Ike Holter's SENDER in Chicago, SPAMALOT in St. Petersburg, and SHUT UP AND DRIVE in Sydney, just to name a few. (more...)

BWW Review: World Premiere of Ike Holter's SENDER at A Red Orchid Theatre Paints A Smart, Entertaining Portrait of Emerging AdulthoodBWW Review: World Premiere of Ike Holter's SENDER at A Red Orchid Theatre Paints A Smart, Entertaining Portrait of Emerging Adulthood
by Rachel Weinberg - Apr 21, 2016

Ike Holter's new play SENDER, now in its world premiere production at A Red Orchid Theatre, thrives on the contrast between order and chaos. Or, more precisely in the millennial world of the play, the tension between wanting to remain in childhood and the need to face the realities of adulthood. The crux of SENDER focuses on a group of four friends struggling with this very issue, all of whom are in various stages of growing up. One of the friends disappeared a year ago and has since been presumed dead. The twist? At the beginning of the play, he shows up-and completely offsets the balance that has been established in his absence. (more...)

Jackalope Theatre Sets Full Production Team for PROWESS World PremiereJackalope Theatre Sets Full Production Team for PROWESS World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Jackalope's 8th season concludes with the world premiere of PROWESS, written by Ike Holter, directed by Marti Lyons, with the full cast and production team announced below. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SENDER, Opening Tonight at A Red Orchid TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at SENDER, Opening Tonight at A Red Orchid Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

A Red Orchid Theatre concludes its 2015-2016 season with the world premiere of SENDER by Ike Holter, directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray. Featuring Ensemble Member Steve Haggard, the cast of SENDER also includes McKenzie Chinn, Mary Williamson and Steven Wilson. SENDER will run now through May 29, 2016. The press opening for SENDER is tonight, April 18, 2016, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages Celebrates Opening Night ofEXIT STRATEGYPhoto Coverage: Primary Stages Celebrates Opening Night ofEXIT STRATEGY
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 13, 2016

Primary Stages presents EXIT STRATEGY, a New York premiere by Ike Holter (Hit the Wall) and directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse). The limited engagement runs now through May 6, 2016 at Primary Stages at the Cherry Lane Theatre and features Michael Cullen, Aime Donna Kelly,Rey Lucas, Deirdre Madigan, Christina Nieves, Brandon J. Pierce, and Ryan Spahn. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Ike Holter's EXIT STRATEGY Opens Tonight at Primary StagesIke Holter's EXIT STRATEGY Opens Tonight at Primary Stages
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Primary Stages presents EXIT STRATEGY, a New York premiere by Ike Holter (Hit the Wall)and directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse). The limited engagement runs now through May 6, 2016 at Primary Stages at the Cherry Lane Theatre and features Michael Cullen, Aime Donna Kelly, Rey Lucas, Deirdre Madigan, Christina Nieves, Brandon J. Pierce, and Ryan Spahn. Opening night is tonight, April 12at 8PM. Exit Strategy is produced in association with Philadelphia Theater Company. (more...)

Sandra Oh, Hoon Lee & More Set for Sundance Institute's New MENA Play DevelopmentSandra Oh, Hoon Lee & More Set for Sundance Institute's New MENA Play Development
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Sundance Institute today announced the acting company, dramaturgs and creative advisors participating in its pilot Theatre Lab in the MENA region, including Sandra Oh, Hoon Lee, Deanna Dunagan, Hala Omran and Raeda Taha. The Lab, held in Morocco next month, is part of the Institute's international cultural exchange programs for independent artists and will kick off a new, multi-year commitment to support artists from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). For the Lab, the Institute will provide promising, fresh voices from the U.S. and MENA region with a rigorous artistic retreat and new opportunities for cross-cultural discovery, artistic reflection and creative experimentation. (more...)

Kennedy Center to Livestream EVERY 28 HOURS PLAYS PreviewKennedy Center to Livestream EVERY 28 HOURS PLAYS Preview
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

As part of the kick-off event for the 2016 Kennedy Center (KC) American College Theater Festival, a special preview of the EVERY 28 HOURS PLAYS will be performed and livestreamed as part of KC's Millennium Stage Series. The preview consists of an excerpt of the collection with more than 30 one-minute plays inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, with participation by theater makers and institutions across the nation and showcases the creative outcome of a community outreach residency in Ferguson and St. Louis County, Missouri in the fall of 2015. (more...)

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