John Whiting News

Date of Death: June 16, 1963
Gender: Male
Amy Herzog, Dominique Morisseau, Penelope Skinner and More Among 2017 Finalists for The Suzan Smith Blackburn PrizeAmy Herzog, Dominique Morisseau, Penelope Skinner and More Among 2017 Finalists for The Suzan Smith Blackburn Prize
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights. (more...)

Creator of BEING HUMAN & Writer of DOCTOR WHO to Premiere Dystopian Black Comedy at Soho TheatreCreator of BEING HUMAN & Writer of DOCTOR WHO to Premiere Dystopian Black Comedy at Soho Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Award-winning creator of Being Human, writer of Doctor Who and So You Think You're Funny finalist Toby Whithouse returns to the Soho Theatre this March [29 March-15 April] with the World Premiere of his new black comedy Executioner Number One. (more...)

Romola Garai and Emma Cunniffe to Star in the West End Transfer Of QUEEN ANNERomola Garai and Emma Cunniffe to Star in the West End Transfer Of QUEEN ANNE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Romola Garai will star as Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough alongside Emma Cunniffe as the eponymous monarch in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Queen Anne. (more...)

HARE & TORTOISE Comes to MTC's Family Series!HARE & TORTOISE Comes to MTC's Family Series!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

On your marks, get set, GO! Marin Theatre Company brings the spirit of sportsmanship, friendship, and living in the moment to its magical production of Brendan Murray's Hare & Tortoise. MTC's third Family Series show this season features slow and steady Tortoise, versus speedy and impatient Hare, racing to understand that determination and will for success truly matter in life. Directed by MTC's Director of Theatre for Youth and Communities Courtney Helen Grile, this light hearted, fun-filled production will have little ones and their parents cheering for both Hare and Tortoise to succeed in their journey. The excitement and warmth of this classic tale will have the audience's hearts racing for an encore. (more...)

New Dusty Springfield Musical DUSTY Set to Premiere in UK in 2018New Dusty Springfield Musical DUSTY Set to Premiere in UK in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

DUSTY, the first authorised new musical charting the life of Dusty Springfield is set to premiere in the UK in 2018. Details of dates, venue and casting are still to be announced. (more...)

Critically-Acclaimed Irish Play Makes Its American Debut at Villanova TheatreCritically-Acclaimed Irish Play Makes Its American Debut at Villanova Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Villanova Theatre presents the U.S. premiere of Stacey Gregg's imaginative and innovative play Lagan, directed by Villanova alumna Kathryn MacMillan ('01). (more...)

Political Farce CANT Begins Tonight at The Brick TheaterPolitical Farce CANT Begins Tonight at The Brick Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

The Brick Theater, Inc. and Gemini CollisionWorks present CANT, a new play by Ian W. Hill and Gemini CollisionWorks, written, designed, and directed by Ian W. Hill and assisted by Berit Johnson. (more...)

Political Farce CANT to Play The Brick Theater This FallPolitical Farce CANT to Play The Brick Theater This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

The Brick Theater, Inc. and Gemini CollisionWorks present CANT, a new play by Ian W. Hill and Gemini CollisionWorks, written, designed, and directed by Ian W. Hill and assisted by Berit Johnson. (more...)

Helen Edmundson's THE CLEARING Opens Tonight at 59E59 TheatersHelen Edmundson's THE CLEARING Opens Tonight at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

59E59 Theaters is hosting Theater 808 with THE CLEARING, written by Helen Edmundson and directed by Pamela Moller Kareman. THE CLEARING began performances on Thursday, October 6 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 23. Press opening is tonight, October 11 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Helen Edmundson's THE CLEARING Begins Revival at 59E59 TheatersHelen Edmundson's THE CLEARING Begins Revival at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

59E59 Theaters will host Theater 808 with THE CLEARING, written by Helen Edmundson and directed by Pamela Moller Kareman. (more...)

Curve Confirms Full List of Contributors for National Conference on Diversity in British TheatreCurve Confirms Full List of Contributors for National Conference on Diversity in British Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

???????Curve today confirmeds the full list of contributors for the upcoming National Diversity Conference. (more...)

Helen Edmundson's THE CLEARING Gets Revival at 59E59 TheatersHelen Edmundson's THE CLEARING Gets Revival at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

59E59 Theaters will host Theater 808 with THE CLEARING, written by Helen Edmundson and directed by Pamela Moller Kareman. (more...)

Cast Announced for Beth Steel's LABYRINTH at Hampstead TheatreCast Announced for Beth Steel's LABYRINTH at Hampstead Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jul 26, 2016

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Beth Steel's LABYRINTH, a Hampstead Theatre commission. Directed by Anna Ledwich, this compelling new thriller explores the fallout from one the most catastrophic economic crises of modern history, which brought Latin America to its knees for decades. The play runs 1 September-8 October, with press night on 7 September. (more...)

Marin Theatre Company Sets 2016-17 Family SeriesMarin Theatre Company Sets 2016-17 Family Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

This fall, Marin Theatre Company unleashes their 2016-17 Family Series season with tales of growing up, friendship, and self discovery. Kicking off its second Family Series Season of Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) plays is writer and performer Jim Napolitano with his original shadow puppet story, Father Goose's Tales. Next up are three fully self-produced TYA productions: an adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's engrossing The Jungle Book by Greg Banks, Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale, The Snow Queen, adapted by Mike Kenny, and Brendan Murray's endearing rendition of Hare and Tortoise. (more...)

Tony Kushner, Michael Frayn and Beth Steel Announced for Hampstead Theatre Autumn SeasonTony Kushner, Michael Frayn and Beth Steel Announced for Hampstead Theatre Autumn Season
by Marianka Swain - May 27, 2016

The Hampstead Theatre has announced its Autumn season 2016 for the Main Stage. Leading off in September is the world premiere of Beth Steel's compelling new thriller LABYRINTH, directed by Anna Ledwich. (more...)

CITY STORIES Set for Brits Off Broadway at 59E59 TheatersCITY STORIES Set for Brits Off Broadway at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

59E59 Theaters will host the US premiere of CITY STORIES: Tales of Love and Magic in London, written and directed by James Phillips, with original music composed and performed by Rosabella Gregory, at the 2016 Brits Off Broadway festival. (more...)

Brian Parks' Comedy THE GOLFER Continues Through April 8 at The BrickBrian Parks' Comedy THE GOLFER Continues Through April 8 at The Brick
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Gemini CollisionWorks presents the world premiere of THE GOLFER by Brian Parks. Directed by Ian W. Hill, performances continue through April 8 at the Brick Theater. (more...)

Gemini CollisionWorks to Premiere THE GOLFERGemini CollisionWorks to Premiere THE GOLFER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Gemini CollisionWorks presents the world premiere of THE GOLFER by Brian Parks. Directed by Ian W. Hill, previews begin March 24 at the Brick Theater. Opening night is slated for Sunday, March 27. (more...)

Dominique Morisseau, Lynn Nottage, Sarah Burgess & More Among 2015-16 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize FinalistsDominique Morisseau, Lynn Nottage, Sarah Burgess & More Among 2015-16 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

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