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Over 30 Additional Artistic Directors Sign Open Letter in Support of Ari RothOver 30 Additional Artistic Directors Sign Open Letter in Support of Ari Roth
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

In a continued outpouring of solidarity among a giant consortium of the American theater's artistic directors, more than 30 additional artistic directors have signed the open letter that was issued yesterday in support of Ari Roth, following his recent dismissal from the Jewish Community Center in Washington, D.C., where he has served as Artistic Director of Theater J for the past 18 years. (more...)

Artistic Directors of The American Theater Voice Support for Ari Roth Following Theater J DismissalArtistic Directors of The American Theater Voice Support for Ari Roth Following Theater J Dismissal
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

In an unprecedented display of solidarity among a giant consortium of the American theater's artistic directors, an open letter has been issued in support of Ari Roth, following his recent dismissal from the Jewish Community Center in Washington, D.C., where he has served as Artistic Director of Theater J for the past 18 years. The letter, released earlier today represents the views of top theater brass from coast-to-coast, who believe that his dismissal was an act of politically motivated censorship in retaliation for Roth's choice to produce and publicly defend challenging and provocative work. (more...)

Ron Cephas Jones & Michael Rispoli Round Out Cast of Second Stage's BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZYRon Cephas Jones & Michael Rispoli Round Out Cast of Second Stage's BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Casting is complete for Second Stage Theatre presentation of the Atlantic Theater Company's production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' acclaimed play, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY. Ron Cephas Jones (Of Mice of Men and 2ST's Wildflower) and Michael Rispoli (Between Riverside and Crazy at ATC) join previously announced cast members Stephen McKinley Henderson (Fences, 2ST's Jitney), Victor Almanzar (Repertorio Espanol, LAByrinth Theater), Elizabeth Canavan (The Little Flower of East Orange), Rosal Colon (The Motherf*cker with the Hat) and Liza Colon-Zayas (2ST Water by the Spoonful and Living Out). (more...)

OSF's INTO THE WOODS Comes to the Wallis Annenberg Center TonightOSF's INTO THE WOODS Comes to the Wallis Annenberg Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival's (OSF) production of Into the Woods will move to Beverly Hills, Calif., as part of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts' 2014-15 season. With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine, Into the Woods heads to the Wallis' Bram Goldsmith Theater tonight, December 2, and runs through the 21st. (more...)

Tickets to Center Stage's MARLEY On Sale 12/1Tickets to Center Stage's MARLEY On Sale 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Starting Monday, Dec. 1, single tickets will be available for Center Stage's world premiere of Marley, the first original musical based on both the life and music of cultural icon Bob Marley. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 2014 Steinberg Awards Honor Stephen Adly GuirgisPhoto Coverage: 2014 Steinberg Awards Honor Stephen Adly Guirgis
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 18, 2014

Just last night, the Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust hosted the 2014 Steinberg Playwright Awards at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater to honor Stephen Adly Guirgis. The event featured readings by Ellen Burstyn, Kevin Corrigan, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Yul Vazquez, Felix Solis, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Ron C. Jones and Neil Tyrone Pritchard. BroadwayWorld brings you photos form the special event below! (more...)

Center Stage's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Begins TonightCenter Stage's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

?Center Stage announces the cast and crew for It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, with performances tonight, Nov. 18 to Dec. 21. (more...)

Stephen Adly Guirgis Honored Tonight at the 2014 'Mimi' AwardsStephen Adly Guirgis Honored Tonight at the 2014 'Mimi' Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

Theatre luminaries will gather tonight, November 17, 2014, to to honor acclaimed playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis as he receives the 2014 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award at the Steinberg Playwright Awards, presented by The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust. Scenes highlighting his work will be presented at the 7th Annual 'Mimi' Awards, which will take place at Lincoln Center Theater's Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. (more...)

Fishing for Truth... Meet the Full Cast of THE RIVER, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Fishing for Truth... Meet the Full Cast of THE RIVER, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Nov 16, 2014

THE RIVER opens tonight, November 16, at Circle in the Square (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue), where it will play a strictly limited 13-week engagement through Sunday, January 25, 2015. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast, and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust to Celebrate Work of Stephen Adly Guirgis at Seventh Annual 'MIMI' AWARDSHarold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust to Celebrate Work of Stephen Adly Guirgis at Seventh Annual 'MIMI' AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Theatre luminaries will gather on Monday, November 17, 2014, to to honor acclaimed playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis as he receives the 2014 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award at the Steinberg Playwright Awards, presented by The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust. Scenes highlighting his work will be presented at the 7th Annual 'Mimi' Awards, which will take place at Lincoln Center Theater's Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. (more...)

Arena Stage Presents OUR WAR Monologue Readings TonightArena Stage Presents OUR WAR Monologue Readings Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

The monologues will be read at a public reading tonight, November 6, 2014 following the 8:00 p.m. performance. The writers will also receive a session with American Voices New Play Institute Dramaturg Jocelyn Clarke, a listing in the Our War program and an award certificate. The finished monologues along with video clips of the performed monologues will be posted on Arena Stage's website and shared via social media. Directed by Anita Maynard-Losh, Our War runs October 21 - November 9, 2014 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle. (more...)

Spellbound Productions & The White Bear Theatre Presents CHRISTMASSpellbound Productions & The White Bear Theatre Presents CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Simon Stephens is one of Britain's foremost playwrights whose work includes Motortown (Royal court), Harper Regan(Royal National Theatre) and Wonderland (Royal Court Theatre). His multi-award adaptation of The Curious Incident of The Dog in The Night transferred from the National to the West-End and recently opened on Broadway. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Announced for Center Stage's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, Running 11/18-12/21Cast, Creatives Announced for Center Stage's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, Running 11/18-12/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

?Center Stage announces the cast and crew for It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, with performances Nov. 18 to Dec. 21. (more...)

TCG Welcomes New Appointments to Board of DirectorsTCG Welcomes New Appointments to Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, welcomes new officers and nine new members to its board of directors. Sarah Bellamy, co-artistic director of Penumbra Theatre Company, and Kevin Moriarty, artistic director of Dallas Theater Center, succeed Robert Hupp and Lydia R. Diamond as joint vice presidents. Jonathan Moscone, artistic director of California Shakespeare Theater, succeeds Ralph Bryan as secretary. Diane Rodriguez, associate artistic director of Center Theatre Group, and Tim Jennings, managing director of Children's Theatre Company, remain as president and treasurer, respectively. (more...)

'WEDDING BAND' Runs Now thru 12/7 at Antaeus'WEDDING BAND' Runs Now thru 12/7 at Antaeus
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2014

In the summer of 1918, as the Great War rages in Europe, two individuals wage their own battle against injustice in America, risking their lives for the right to marry. Winding up the 2014 Antaeus season of modern classics, Gregg T. Daniel directs a fully partner-cast revival of Wedding Band: A Love/Hate Story in Black and White by Alice Childress. Wedding Band runs today, Oct. 18 through Dec. 7 at the Antaeus Theater in NoHo, with low-priced previews beginning Oct. 9. (more...)

Joseph Haj Receives SDC Foundation's Zelda Fichandler AwardJoseph Haj Receives SDC Foundation's Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Joseph Haj, Producing Artistic Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is the 2014 recipient of The Zelda Fichandler Award, an award to recognize an outstanding director or choreographer who is transforming the regional arts landscape through imaginative, brave work in theatre. The $5,000 award, given by Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, heralds both accomplishment to date and promise for the future, and lauds deep commitment to a community. (more...)

Soho Rep & PlayCo Present GENERATIONS, Now thru 10/26Soho Rep & PlayCo Present GENERATIONS, Now thru 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Soho Rep. and The Play Company, in association with John Adrian Selzer, announce casting and the creative team for the U.S. premiere of debbie tucker green's generations. The production, today, September 30-October 26, reunites the playwright with director Leah C. Gardiner, who worked together on the OBIE Award-winning 2011 production of born bad. generations features a 12-person community chorus led by music director Bongi Duma (The Lion King). The cast includes Shyko Amos (An Octoroon), Mamoudou Athie, Khail Toi Bryant (The Lion King), Ntombikhona Dlamini (Sarafina!), Thuli Dumakude (The Lion King, Poppie Nongena), Jonathan Peck (The Lion in Winter) and Michael Rogers (born bad, Breakfast With Mugabe). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Stanton Nash, Bruce Randolph Nelson & More in Center Stage's AMADEUSPhoto Flash: First Look at Stanton Nash, Bruce Randolph Nelson & More in Center Stage's AMADEUS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Helmed by Center Stage Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah, the production of AMADEUS, the first show in Center Stage's 2014/15 Season, runs through Oct. 12. (more...)

BWW Reviews: AMADEUS at Center Stage Hits the Right NotesBWW Reviews: AMADEUS at Center Stage Hits the Right Notes
by Charles Shubow - Sep 29, 2014

What a way for Center Stage Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah to open Center Stage's 52nd Season. He directs Peter Shaffer's brilliant play AMADEUS with an impeccable cast. (more...)

Ariela Morgenstern, Michael Winther & More to Lead Center Stage's NEXT TO NORMALAriela Morgenstern, Michael Winther & More to Lead Center Stage's NEXT TO NORMAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Center Stage announces casting for the rock musical Next to Normal, the second show of its music-filled 2014-15 Season. (more...)

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