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Broadway's Tupac Shakur Musical HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Begins Rehearsals
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Rehearsals for HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, the new Broadway musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur begin today, Monday, April 21. Written by Todd Kreidler and directed by Kenny Leon, HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME will begin performances on May 29, 2014 and open June 19, 2014 at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway at 47th Street). (more...)

Saul Williams, Christopher Jackson, Tonya Pinkins & More Set for Tupac Musical HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Award-winning slam poet, actor, singer, musician Saul Williams (Slam), Christopher Jackson (After Midnight), Saycon Sengbloh (Motown The Musical, Fela!), Ben Thompson(Matilda), John Earl Jelks (Radio Golf - Tony nomination), Joshua Boone (Brownsville Song [b side for Tray] at Actors Theatre of Louisville), Dyllon Burnside ('Prison Break') and Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins (Jelly's Last Jam, Caroline or Change, Play On!) will star in HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, the new Broadway musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur. Written by Todd Kreidler and directed by Kenny Leon, HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME will begin performances on May 29, 2014 and open June 19, 2014 at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway at 47th Street). (more...)

Studio 180 Theatre Stages Canadian Premiere of COCK, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Studio 180 is proud to present the Canadian premiere of Cock, an award-winning and acclaimed comedy by British playwright Mike Bartlett. Cock not only introduces Toronto audiences to one of the most exciting new voices in English-language theatre, but also to Studio 180's new home base - The Theatre Centre's brand new facility at 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto. (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale 4/7 for Broadway's Tupac Shakur Musical HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Tickets go on sale this Monday, April 7 at 10am for HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, the new Broadway musical featuring the lyrics of Tupac Shakur. Written by Todd Kreidler and directed by Kenny Leon, HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME will begin performances on May 29, 2014 and open June 19, 2014 at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway at 47th Street). (more...)

Studio 180 Theatre to Stage Canadian Premiere of COCK, 4/4-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Studio 180 is proud to present the Canadian premiere of Cock, an award-winning and acclaimed comedy by British playwright Mike Bartlett. Cock not only introduces Toronto audiences to one of the most exciting new voices in English-language theatre, but also to Studio 180's new home base - The Theatre Centre's brand new facility at 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto. (more...)

Tupac Musical HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Set to Open at Palace Theatre on 6/19; Kenny Leon to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2014

HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, a new musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur, written by Todd Kreidler, directed by Kenny Leon, will begin performances on May 26, 2014 and open June 19, 2014 at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway at 47th Street). (more...)

Kenny Leon 'Thankful' to Bring Tupac Musical, HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2013

As BroadwayWorld previously announced, a new musical inspired by the work of Tupac Shakur, titled HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, is on its way to Broadway. Directed by Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun [2004], Fences [2010] The Mountaintop), the project is planned for a Broadway production in the 2013-2014 season, subject to theatre availability. (more...)

Tupac Musical HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Aiming For Broadway in 2013-14; NYC Workshop Underway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

A developmental workshop for a new musical inspired by the work of Tupac Shakur, titled HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, is currently underway in New York City. Directed byKenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun [2004], Fences [2010] The Mountaintop), the project is planned for a Broadway production in the 2013-2014 season, subject to theatre availability. (more...)

Studio 180 Theatre Celebrates 10 Years With a Reading of THE LARAMIE PROJECT, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2013

Ten years ago, Studio 180 burst onto the Toronto theatre scene with the Canadian premiere of THE LARAMIE PROJECT, a groundbreaking play in the form of a theatrical docudrama that perfectly defined the kind of theatre the founders of Studio 180 wanted to create: socially relevant, thought-provoking, and committed to community engagement. That was the very beginning of the company that is now considered one of the city's most vibrant and dynamic. (more...)

Studio 180 And Canadian Stage Presents OUR CLASS 4/4-30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2011

In 1925 Poland, a group of Jewish and Catholic schoolchildren declare their ambitions: to be a fireman, a film star, a doctor. (more...)

Studio 180 And Canadian Stage Presents OUR CLASS 4/4-30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2011

In 1925 Poland, a group of Jewish and Catholic schoolchildren declare their ambitions: to be a fireman, a film star, a doctor. (more...)

Canadian Stage Presents The Middle Place 2/14-3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2011

Following a successful run in 2010 at Theatre Passe Muraille, Canadian Stage is pleased to present the premiere of Project: Humanity's The Middle Place from February 14 to March 12 in the Berkeley Street Theatre Downstairs (26 Berkeley Street). (more...)

Acting Up Stage Company & Studio 180 Theatre Close PARADE 1/22/2011
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2011

Studio 180 Theatre (acclaimed last season for STUFF HAPPENS and THE OVERWHELMING) and Acting Up Stage Company (fresh from its sold-out production of THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA) present the award-winning PARADE, from December 30, 2010 to January 22, 2011 at The Berkeley Street Theatre Upstairs. (more...)

Canadian Stage Presents The Middle Place 2/14-3/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2011

Following a successful run in 2010 at Theatre Passe Muraille, Canadian Stage is pleased to present the premiere of Project: Humanity's The Middle Place from February 14 to March 12 in the Berkeley Street Theatre Downstairs (26 Berkeley Street). (more...)

Acting Up Stage Company & Studio 180 Theatre Present PARADE 12/30-1/22/2011
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2010

Studio 180 Theatre (acclaimed last season for STUFF HAPPENS and THE OVERWHELMING) and Acting Up Stage Company (fresh from its sold-out production of THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA) present the award-winning PARADE, from December 30, 2010 to January 22, 2011 at The Berkeley Street Theatre Upstairs. (more...)

Four Original Cast Members Set For In MIDDLE PLACE In Toronto Oct 21-Nov 14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2010

Project: Humanity, Theatre Passe Muraille and Canadian Stage announced casting for The Middle Place by Toronto playwright Andrew Kushnir, directed by Alan Dilworth. The Toronto production will feature four of the original cast of five including Akosua Amo-Adem (who won the SummerWorks 2009 Award for best new emerging artist for her portrayal), Antonio Cayonne, Jessica Greenberg and Kevin Walker. Actor/playwright Andrew Kushnir will play himself in the production for the first time. The Middle Place runs October 21 to November 14, 2010, at TPM's Mainspace and moves to Canadian Stage's Berkeley Street Theatre, February 14 to March 12, 2011, before embarking on a tour to Ottawa and Victoria. For more informaiton visit http://www.canadianstage.com/ (more...)

Four Original Cast Members Set For In MIDDLE PLACE In Toronto Oct 21-Nov 14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2010

Project: Humanity, Theatre Passe Muraille and Canadian Stage announced casting for The Middle Place by Toronto playwright Andrew Kushnir, directed by Alan Dilworth. The Toronto production will feature four of the original cast of five including Akosua Amo-Adem (who won the SummerWorks 2009 Award for best new emerging artist for her portrayal), Antonio Cayonne, Jessica Greenberg and Kevin Walker. Actor/playwright Andrew Kushnir will play himself in the production for the first time. The Middle Place runs October 21 to November 14, 2010, at TPM's Mainspace and moves to Canadian Stage's Berkeley Street Theatre, February 14 to March 12, 2011, before embarking on a tour to Ottawa and Victoria. For more informaiton visit http://www.canadianstage.com/ (more...)

Acting Up Stage Company & Studio 180 Theatre Present PARADE 12/30-1/22/2011
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2010

Studio 180 Theatre (acclaimed last season for STUFF HAPPENS and THE OVERWHELMING) and Acting Up Stage Company (fresh from its sold-out production of THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA) present the award-winning PARADE, from December 30, 2010 to January 22, 2011 at The Berkeley Street Theatre Upstairs. (more...)

Four Original Cast Members Set For In MIDDLE PLACE In Toronto Oct 21-Nov 14
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2010

Project: Humanity, Theatre Passe Muraille and Canadian Stage announced casting for The Middle Place by Toronto playwright Andrew Kushnir, directed by Alan Dilworth. The Toronto production will feature four of the original cast of five including Akosua Amo-Adem (who won the SummerWorks 2009 Award for best new emerging artist for her portrayal), Antonio Cayonne, Jessica Greenberg and Kevin Walker. Actor/playwright Andrew Kushnir will play himself in the production for the first time. The Middle Place runs October 21 to November 14, 2010, at TPM's Mainspace and moves to Canadian Stage's Berkeley Street Theatre, February 14 to March 12, 2011, before embarking on a tour to Ottawa and Victoria. For more informaiton visit http://www.canadianstage.com/ (more...)

WeildWorks' FETES DE LA NUIT Ends Its Run at the Ohio Theatre 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2010

WeildWorks' New York Premiere of Fêtes de la Nuit, Charles L. Mee's sexy meditation on lust, beauty and the divine experience of love, will end its run on Saturday, February 27. (more...)

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