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Staceyanne Burrell Wins Boston August Wilson Monologue Competition 2016 FinalsStaceyanne Burrell Wins Boston August Wilson Monologue Competition 2016 Finals
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Staceyanne Burrelláof Boston Arts Academy took first place on Monday, February 1, 2016 with her performance as Tonya fromáKing Hedley IIáat the Boston Regional Finals of the August Wilson Monologue Competition, held for the sixth year by the Huntington Theatre Company, the playwright's longtime artistic home.á (more...)

VIDEO: Joshua Jackson Talks Off-Broadway Debut in SMART PEOPLEVIDEO: Joshua Jackson Talks Off-Broadway Debut in SMART PEOPLE
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Joshua Jackson stopped by today's LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL to about making his off-Broadway debut in Second Stage Theatre's SMART PEOPLE. (more...)

Second Stage Theatre's SMART PEOPLE Begins TonightSecond Stage Theatre's SMART PEOPLE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Second Stage Theatre presentsáLydia R. Diamond's play, SMART PEOPLE, beginning previews tonight,áJanuary 27, at Second Stage Theatre's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). (more...)

Second Stage Theatre Delays First Preview of SMART PEOPLESecond Stage Theatre Delays First Preview of SMART PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Due to the blizzard over the weekend and the state of emergency declared in New York,SMART PEOPLE was forced to halt rehearsals. As such, Second Stage Theatre has delayed its first preview of Lydia R. Diamond's play, SMART PEOPLE, by one day. The first preview will now take place on Wednesday, January 27 at Second Stage Theatre's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/23-1/24/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/23-1/24/2016
by - Jan 24, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, January 24, 2016 - Sunday, January 24, 2016. (more...)

BWW TV: SMART PEOPLE is Coming to Second Stage- Meet the Company!BWW TV: SMART PEOPLE is Coming to Second Stage- Meet the Company!
by TV - Press Previews - Jan 24, 2016

Second Stage Theatre will soon present the New York premiere production of SMART PEOPLE, the new play by LYDIA R. DIAMOND (Stick Fly), directed by Tony« Award winner KENNY LEON (A Raisin in the Sun, The Wiz Live!). MAHERSHALA ALI (House of Cards), JOSHUA JACKSON (The Affair), ANNE SON (My Generation), and TESSA THOMPSON (Creed) will co-star in the production. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: GREASE LIVE, Megan Hilty, CATS, and More Extras You Missed on Facebook This WeekSTAGE TUBE: GREASE LIVE, Megan Hilty, CATS, and More Extras You Missed on Facebook This Week
by Sally Henry - Jan 22, 2016

Did you know that you can get even more exclusive, in-depth Broadway content on BroadwayWorld's Facebook? (more...)

Huntington Sets Date for August Wilson Monologue Competition Boston FinalsHuntington Sets Date for August Wilson Monologue Competition Boston Finals
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Huntington Theatre Company presents the 6th annual Boston regional finals of the August Wilson Monologue Competition (AWMC), celebrating the writing of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Second Stage's SMART PEOPLE!Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Second Stage's SMART PEOPLE!
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 20, 2016

Second StageáTheatre will soon present the New York premiere production of SMART PEOPLE, the new play by LYDIA R. DIAMOND (Stick Fly), directed by Tony« Award winner KENNY LEON (A Raisin in the Sun, The Wiz Live!). MAHERSHALA ALI (House of Cards), JOSHUA JACKSON (The Affair), ANNE SON (My Generation), and TESSA THOMPSON (Creed) will co-star in the production. Performances for SMART PEOPLE will begin on January 26, 2016 atáSecond StageáTheatre'sáTony KiseráTheatre (305 West 43rd street); opening night is February 11, 2016. Season subscriptions are currently available through 2ST.com or by calling the box office atá212-246-4422. The cast just met the press and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special day below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/14/2016 - NOISES OFF Opens and More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/14/2016 - NOISES OFF Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 14, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Roundabout's NOISES OFF, starring Megan Hilty and more, opens tonight on Broadway, and a starry castáleads industry readings of DEATH - THE MUSICAL this week! (more...)

THE WIZ LIVE's Kenny Leon, Matthew Diamond Receive Directors Guild Nominations; Full ListTHE WIZ LIVE's Kenny Leon, Matthew Diamond Receive Directors Guild Nominations; Full List
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

THE WIZ LIVE's Kenny Leon (Director) and Matthew Diamond (Live Television Direction) were nominated in the category of Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series. (more...)

CTG Picks 12 Students for 2016 August Wilson Monologue Competition Next MonthCTG Picks 12 Students for 2016 August Wilson Monologue Competition Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Center Theatre Group has selected 12 local students to participate in the regional finals for the 2016 August Wilson Monologue Competition (AWMC) to be held at the CTG/Mark Taper Forum on Monday, February 29, 2016. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: Second Stage's SMART PEOPLEUp on the Marquee: Second Stage's SMART PEOPLE
by Walter McBride - Jan 8, 2016

Second StageáTheatre will soon present theáNew York premiere production of SMART PEOPLE, the new play by LYDIA R. DIAMOND (Stick Fly), directed by Tony« Award winner KENNY LEON (A Raisin in the Sun, The Wiz Live!). MAHERSHALA ALI (House of Cards), JOSHUA JACKSON (The Affair), ANNE SON (My Generation), and TESSA THOMPSON (Creed) will co-star in the production. (more...)

Around the Corner! Off-Broadway's Big 2016 OpeningsAround the Corner! Off-Broadway's Big 2016 Openings
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 3, 2016

We're just three days into the New Year, and we can't wait for all the new shows set to open around the corner from Broadway! Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a look at some of the upcoming plays and musicals from The Public, Classic Stage, Atlantic Theater, Second Stage, Manhattan Theatre Club, Signature Theatre,áRoundabout, the Encores! series and more, currently slated to open off-Broadway in 2016! (more...)

Encore Telecast of NBC's THE WIZ LIVE! Delivers 1.6 Million ViewersEncore Telecast of NBC's THE WIZ LIVE! Delivers 1.6 Million Viewers
by TV News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

NBC reports that an encore telecast of THE WIZ LIVE! averaged a 0.4/2 in the 18-49 demographicáand delivered 1.6 million viewers overall from 8-10:58 pm. ET. (more...)

Ease on Down the Road Again! NBC Encores THE WIZ LIVE TonightEase on Down the Road Again! NBC Encores THE WIZ LIVE Tonight
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2015

With this strong ratings report, NBC will air an encore telecast of its holiday production on Saturday, Dec. 19 (8-11 p.m. ET). (more...)

Pathological Procrastinators, Your Broadway-Tangential Gift Guide is HerePathological Procrastinators, Your Broadway-Tangential Gift Guide is Here
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 16, 2015

With just over a week until Christmas, it is time for all of us pathological procrastinators to get our butts in gear. Whether it is braving the insanity of the mall or paying for express shipping, we need to suck it up and start Christmas shopping! (more...)

VIDEO: THE WIZ LIVE's Shanice Williams & Ne-Yo Talk Post Live-EventVIDEO: THE WIZ LIVE's Shanice Williams & Ne-Yo Talk Post Live-Event
by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

Grammy-winning singer Ne-Yo and Shanice Williams starred in THE WIZ LIVE! on NBC on December 3rd, and together they conquered Oz and social media. (more...)

Shanice Williams, Ne-Yo Among THE WIZ LIVE!'s 5 Critics Choice Nominations!Shanice Williams, Ne-Yo Among THE WIZ LIVE!'s 5 Critics Choice Nominations!
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

NBC's live broadcast of THE WIZ LIVE! received five nominations including a nod for Shanice Williams in the category of BEST ACTRESS IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES. (more...)

Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company to Stage AMERICAN BUFFALO This WinterKenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company to Stage AMERICAN BUFFALO This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Artistic Director Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company are proud to announce its production of the award winning drama AMERICAN BUFFALO by David Mamet. (more...)

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