Jayne Atkinson News

Date of Birth: February 18, 1959 (58)
Birth Place: Bournemouth, Doret, ENGLAND
Gender: Female
Jayne Atkinson, Micah Stock and More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Lineup; 2017 Commissions Announced!Jayne Atkinson, Micah Stock and More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Lineup; 2017 Commissions Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced additional casting for the 2017 summer season. Two-time Tony Award-nominee Jayne Atkinson and Cote de Pablo will appear in Sarah Ruhl's The Clean House; Tony Award-nominee Micah Stock will appear in Jason Kim's The Model American and Halley Feiffer's Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow; Christopher Livingston, LeRoy McClain and Joniece Abbott-Pratt will perform in Harrison David Rivers' Where Storms are Born; and Rebecca Henderson will perform in Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow. (more...)

Broadway's Leading Stage Managers Unite For Third Annual BROADWAY STAGE MANAGEMENT SYMPOSIUMBroadway's Leading Stage Managers Unite For Third Annual BROADWAY STAGE MANAGEMENT SYMPOSIUM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

For the third year in a row, Broadway's best stage managers unite for the Broadway Stage Management Symposium (BSMS), an immersive two-day program that offers practical insights, instruction and career advice for college students and young stage managers alike.  (more...)

World Premiere of Angela Polite's Masterpiece about Black Mothers MARY SPEAKSWorld Premiere of Angela Polite's Masterpiece about Black Mothers MARY SPEAKS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

???????In an astounding amalgamation of narrative, spoken word, music, song, dance, faith, humanity and artistry, author/performer, Angela Polite's passion play, MARY SPEAKS, will have its World Premiere THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16 at the Theatre for the New City's Community Space Theater (155 First Avenue - between 9 and 10 Avenues) where it will play through SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26. (more...)

Works by Mashuq Deen, Catherine Filloux and More Slated for International Human Rights Art FestivalWorks by Mashuq Deen, Catherine Filloux and More Slated for International Human Rights Art Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Playwright Mashuq Deen (New Dramatists Fellow 2022) brings the story of his own transgender journey as a member of a traditional South Asian family and Playwright Catherine Filloux, winner of more than 40 awards for playwriting, activism and peace work, brings her latest work to the stage at New York City's first arts-advocacy festival of its kind, the International Human Rights Art Festival. (more...)

Becky Ann Baker, Kristolyn Lloyd, Steven Pasquale and More to Appear at Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2017 GalaBecky Ann Baker, Kristolyn Lloyd, Steven Pasquale and More to Appear at Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced that the annual WTF Gala will be held this year at Tao Downtown in New York City (92 Ninth Avenue) on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 6:30 PM. (more...)


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CHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL to Premiere This Fall in ChicagoCHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL to Premiere This Fall in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Grab your friends and head out for an evening of humor, heart, and harmony as Chick Flick the Musical comes to The Royal George Theatre Cabaret, 1641 N. Halsted Street in Chicago. This uniquely female-positive new musical begins previews November 1, and opens November 10 for an open run. (more...)

CHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL to Premiere This Fall in ChicagoCHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL to Premiere This Fall in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Grab your friends and head out for an evening of humor, heart, and harmony as Chick Flick the Musical comes to The Royal George Theatre Cabaret, 1641 N. Halsted Street in Chicago. This uniquely female-positive new musical begins previews November 1, and opens November 10 for an open run. (more...)

Melissa James Gibson, Frank Pugliese Named New HOUSE OF CARDS ShowrunnersMelissa James Gibson, Frank Pugliese Named New HOUSE OF CARDS Showrunners
by TV News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

Melissa James Gibson and Frank Pugliese, two senior writers who have been with HOUSE OF CARDS since 2014, have been promoted to showrunners of the award-winning Netflix original series, from Media Rights Capital. (more...)

WAM Theatre Sets 2016 SeasonWAM Theatre Sets 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

WAM Theatre's Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven announced plans for the company's 2016 season today. The Berkshire-based professional theatre company celebrates its seventh year with some notable special events, a thought-provoking series of play readings, and an exciting new collaboration for the fall mainstage production. (more...)


by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

A major new portrait of Kevin Spacey in his role as HOUSE OF CARDS' President Francis J. Underwood was unveiled this evening at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch All-New HOUSE OF CARDS Season 4 Trailer!VIDEO: Watch All-New HOUSE OF CARDS Season 4 Trailer!
by - Feb 11, 2016

Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright return in the new season of HOUSE OF CARDS, premiering Friday, March 4 on the Netflix streaming service. Watch an all-new season 4 trailer below! (more...)

From HAMLET To CASPER, From Scary To Sexy; A Sampling Of Theatre's Ghost StoriesFrom HAMLET To CASPER, From Scary To Sexy; A Sampling Of Theatre's Ghost Stories
by Michael Dale - Oct 30, 2015

Broadway loves a good ghost story, but not all ghost stories are the scary kind. (more...)

Finals of NEW YORK NEW WORKS THEATRE FESTIVAL Bring Out Broadway's EliteFinals of NEW YORK NEW WORKS THEATRE FESTIVAL Bring Out Broadway's Elite
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

Broadway's elite turned out in style for the finals of the 2015 New York New Works Theatre Festival!  Industry leaders congregated at the sold out Elektra Theatre for a superb evening of performances that were mentored by the panel of Broadway Producers and Emmy Award winners.   (more...)

Angela Lansbury & Jemima Rooper Talk Hilarious Costume Mishaps In BLITHE SPIRIT: 'It's A Whole Separate Play!'Angela Lansbury & Jemima Rooper Talk Hilarious Costume Mishaps In BLITHE SPIRIT: 'It's A Whole Separate Play!'
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 13, 2015

Getting caught up in costume drama, literally! (more...)

Cast Announced for WAM Theatre's HOLY LAUGHTERCast Announced for WAM Theatre's HOLY LAUGHTER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

WAM Theatre has announced the casting for their fall production of Holy Laughter by Catherine Trieschmann. The production will be directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian and opens on November 1, on the St. Germain Stage at Barrington Stage Company's Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center in Pittsfield. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group to Present Amber Chand's SEARCHING FOR THE MOONBerkshire Theatre Group to Present Amber Chand's SEARCHING FOR THE MOON
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group Presents Searching For The Moon: A Heroine's Journey Tales of Love, Despair, Faith and Forgiveness written by and starring Amber Chand, directed by Jayne Atkinson at The Unicorn Theatre on Saturday, June 13 at 7pm. (more...)

Jayne Atkinson to Direct WAM Theatre's NOMS DE GUERRE by Jacqueline E. LawtonJayne Atkinson to Direct WAM Theatre's NOMS DE GUERRE by Jacqueline E. Lawton
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

WAM Theatre has announced that Jayne Atkinson will be directing the next play in their 2015 Fresh Takes Play Reading Series, Noms de Guerre by Jacqueline E. Lawton.   (more...)

WAM Theatre Sets Cast for THE TALL GIRLS Fresh Takes ReadingWAM Theatre Sets Cast for THE TALL GIRLS Fresh Takes Reading
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

WAM Theatre has announced the cast for their reading of The Tall Girls by Meg Miroshnik, the next event in the 2015 Fresh Takes Play Reading Series. The first Fresh Takes reading of 2015 sold out last month, as did all five of the readings in 2014 inaugural season, proving Berkshire audiences embrace contemporary plays written by women and focusing on the unique stories of women and girls. (more...)

COD's College Theater Presents THE SKRIKER at the MAC, Now thru 4/26COD's College Theater Presents THE SKRIKER at the MAC, Now thru 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

College of DuPage (COD) College Theater presents Caryl Churchill's 'The Skriker,' directed by COD Professor of Theater Amelia Barrett at the McAninch Arts Center's Playhouse Theatre, tonight, April 16 to 26. (more...)

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