Kenneth Teaton News

Photo Flash: CINDERELLA & THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Receive Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 08, 2013

Actors' Equity Association ('AEA' or Equity) today named CINDERELLA and THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL as co-recipients of the 'Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway' Award for the 2012-13 theatrical season. Presented by Equity's Eastern Region Equal Employment Opportunity Committee (EEO), the award honors shows that exemplify and promote the union's founding principles of diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity for all who work in the theatre. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Vanessa Williams, Tom Wopat & More Set for THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Talkback on 8/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2013

The critically acclaimed revival of Horton Foote's American masterpiece, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, will host a special free talkback following the performance on Wednesday evening, August 14th. Focusing on the creative process of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, this one-night only event will feature stars VANESSA WILLIAMS, CUBA GOODING JR, TOM WOPAT and ADEPERO ODUYE and will be moderated by writer and critic, CARYN JAMES. All ticket holders for the evening performance on August 14th are invited to stay for the talkback. THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL talkback series kicked off last week with a panel featuring Betty Buckley, Ellen Burstyn, and Hallie Foote as they discussed the appeal and challenges of appearing in a Horton Foote play. (more...)

Adepero Oduye Boards THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Cast as 'Thelma'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2013

ADEPERO ODUYE will assume the role of Thelma in the critically acclaimed revival of Horton Foote's American masterpiece, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, on Tuesday, July 16th. Oduye is best known for her acclaimed breakout role in Dee Ree's Sundance film, Pariah, and for her performance opposite Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard and Phylicia Rashad in the Lifetime Television movie, Steel Magnolias. Condola Rashad, who also co-starred with Oduye in Steel Magnolias, played her final performance as Thelma on Sunday, July 14. (more...)

THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Launches Wine Wednesdays and Go Green Thursdays
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2013

The critically acclaimed revival of Horton Foote's American masterpiece, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, is kicking off two summer ticket promotions every Wednesdayand Thursday throughout the summer. (more...)

Sutton Foster, Jesse Tyler Ferguson Announce 2013 TONY AWARD Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 08, 2013

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for THE 67th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS were announced today by stage and screen actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Tony Award-winning actress Sutton Foster at the Tony Award Nominations Announcement. (more...)

Sutton Foster, Jesse Tyler Ferguson Announce 2013 TONY AWARD Nominations
by TV News Desk - Apr 30, 2013

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for THE 67th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS were announced today by stage and screen actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Tony Award-winning actress Sutton Foster at the Tony Award Nominations Announcement. (more...)

2013 Tony Awards - The Producers!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2013

Here's the nominated producers! (more...)

2013 Drama League Nominations Announced -- KINKY BOOTS, PIPPIN & More Lead with 3!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 23, 2013

The Drama League (Executive Director, Gabriel Shanks) has announced the 2013 Drama League Awards Nominees for Distinguished Play, Distinguished Revival of a Play, Distinguished Musical, Distinguished Revival of a Musical, and Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced at a ceremony hosted by Patina Miller and Michael Urie this morning at Sardi's Restaurant which were streamed live online at www.BroadwayWorld.com. (more...)

Stephen Byrd & Alia Jones Join THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Producing Team
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

Producers NELLE NUGENT and Kenneth Teaton welcome STEPHEN BYRD and ALIA JONES as producing partners on the Broadway production of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, starring Academy Award nominee and three-time Emmy Award winner CICELY TYSON, Academy Award winner CUBA GOODING, JR, (Jerry Maguire, Red Tails), Emmy Award nominee and recording star VANESSA WILLIAMS (Ugly Betty, Desperate Housewives), and Tony Award nominee CONDOLA RASHAD (Lifetime's Steel Magnolias, Broadway's Stick Fly). Directed by MICHAEL WILSON, this 14-week limited engagement will begin previews on Easter Sunday, March 31st at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 W 43rd St). Opening night is scheduled for Tuesday, April 23rd. (more...)

Cuba Gooding Jr., Vanessa Williams, Condola Rashad Join Cast of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2012

Academy Award winner CUBA GOODING, JR, (Jerry Maguire, Red Tails), Emmy Award nominee and recording star VANESSA WILLIAMS (Ugly Betty, Desperate Housewives), and Tony Award nominee CONDOLA RASHAD (Lifetime's Steel Magnolias, Broadway's Stick Fly) will star along with the previously announced CICELY TYSON in the upcoming Broadway revival of HORTON FOOTE'S beloved classic, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, directed by MICHAEL WILSON. Produced by NELLE NUGENT and Kenneth Teaton, this 14-week limited engagement will begin previews on Easter Sunday, March 31st at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 W 43rd St). Opening night is scheduled for Tuesday, April 23rd. For ticket information please visit www.TheTripToBountifulBroadway.com. (more...)

STICK FLY Talkback With Alicia Keys to be Hosted by La La Anthony
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2012

Tomorrow's talkback, following the 8 PM performance, will be hosted by VH1 reality star La La Anthony ('La La's Full Court Life'). (more...)

Alicia Keys' Produced STICK FLY to Close on Broadway February 26, 2012
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2012

STICK FLY, the hit Broadway play by Lydia R. Diamond and directed by Kenny Leon, will play its final performance at Broadway's Cort Theatre (138 W. 48th Street) on Sunday, February 26, 2012 after 24 previews and 92 regular performances. (more...)

New Dates And Discussion Series Added To STICK FLY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2012

Due to popular demand, four new dates have been added to the discussion series with Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter and Broadway producer Alicia Keys following the STICK FLY performances on Saturday, January 7 at 8PM, Monday February 6 at 7PM, Thursday, February 16 at 7PM and Sunday, February 26 at 7:30PM at the Cort Theatre (138 W. 48th Street). (more...)

Tomorrow's STICK FLY Talkback With Alicia Keys to be Hosted by La La Anthony
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2012

Tomorrow's talkback, following the 8 PM performance, will be hosted by VH1 reality star La La Anthony ('La La's Full Court Life'). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: What is STICK FLY? The Cast Explains!
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2012

STICK FLY, the hit Broadway play by Lydia R. Diamond and directed by Kenny Leon, will play its final performance at Broadway's Cort Theatre (138 W. 48th Street) on Sunday, February 26, 2012 after 24 previews and 92 regular performances. In the video below, the cast chats about what the show is about. Click below to check it out! (more...)

Alicia Keys' Produced STICK FLY to Close on Broadway February 26, 2012
by BWW News Desk - Feb 09, 2012

STICK FLY, the hit Broadway play by Lydia R. Diamond and directed by Kenny Leon, will play its final performance at Broadway's Cort Theatre (138 W. 48th Street) on Sunday, February 26, 2012 after 24 previews and 92 regular performances. (more...)

Tomorrow's STICK FLY Talkback With Alicia Keys to be Hosted by La La Anthony
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2012

Tomorrow's talkback, following the 8 PM performance, will be hosted by VH1 reality star La La Anthony ('La La's Full Court Life'). (more...)

STICK FLY Tickets Now Available Through April 8!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2012

The producers of STICK FLY just announced that the on sale period has been extended by popular demand and tickets are now available through April 8, 2012, with special Spring Break Wednesday matinees in March through April 4. Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter Alicia Keys is proud to present and write original music for the Broadway premiere of Lydia R. Diamond's critically-acclaimed new play STICK FLY, directed by Kenny Leon. The production is now in performances at the Cort Theatre (138 W. 48th Street). (more...)

Tomorrow's STICK FLY Talkback With Alicia Keys to be Hosted by La La Anthony
by BWW News Desk - Jan 06, 2012

Tomorrow's talkback, following the 8 PM performance, will be hosted by VH1 reality star La La Anthony ('La La's Full Court Life'). (more...)

New Dates And Discussion Series Added To STICK FLY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2011

Due to popular demand, four new dates have been added to the discussion series with Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter and Broadway producer Alicia Keys following the STICK FLY performances on Saturday, January 7 at 8PM, Monday February 6 at 7PM, Thursday, February 16 at 7PM and Sunday, February 26 at 7:30PM at the Cort Theatre (138 W. 48th Street). (more...)

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