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Theatre Asylum Presents THE SANTA CLOSET This WeekendTheatre Asylum Presents THE SANTA CLOSET This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Combined Artform and Theatre Asylum are thrilled to present New York solo performer JEFFREY SOLOMON in his Off-Broadway comedy, THE SANTA CLOSET, this weekend, Dec. 18-21, about a little boy seeking validation and the holiday icon too scared to give it. (more...)

Jane Levy Joins Michael Keith Allen in Harold Clurman Lab Theater's GREAT FALLS, 1/22-2/28Jane Levy Joins Michael Keith Allen in Harold Clurman Lab Theater's GREAT FALLS, 1/22-2/28
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

The Harold Clurman Lab Theater, the professional wing of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting New York City and the Art of Acting Studio Los Angeles, is proud to announce its cast for the upcoming production of Lee Blessing's Great Falls; Jane Levy, alumnus of the studio, and former star of 'Suburgatory' on ABC will join Ovation-nominated actor Michael Keith Allen. Great Falls will be directed by Managing Artist Director of the Art of Acting Studio, Don K. Williams, and will open on January 22nd, 2015. (more...)

Theatre Asylum Presents THE SANTA CLOSET, 12/18-21Theatre Asylum Presents THE SANTA CLOSET, 12/18-21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2014

Combined Artform and Theatre Asylum are thrilled to present New York solo performer JEFFREY SOLOMON in his Off-Broadway comedy, THE SANTA CLOSET, Dec. 18-21, about a little boy seeking validation and the holiday icon too scared to give it. (more...)

Square One Theatre's 25th Anniversary Production of A WALK IN THE WOODS to Open TodaySquare One Theatre's 25th Anniversary Production of A WALK IN THE WOODS to Open Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

The Square One Theatre Company in Stratford, Connecticut, opens its 25th Anniversary Season with Lee Blessing's A Walk in the Woods, followed by Stratford Characters, Good People and The Winslow Boy. (more...)

Square One Theatre's 25th Anniversary Production of A WALK IN THE WOODS to Open 11/7Square One Theatre's 25th Anniversary Production of A WALK IN THE WOODS to Open 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

The Square One Theatre Company in Stratford, Connecticut, opens its 25th Anniversary Season with Lee Blessing's A Walk in the Woods, followed by Stratford Characters, Good People and The Winslow Boy. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Three Wonderful Performances Fill 2nd Story's Beautiful ELEEMOSYNARYBWW Reviews: Three Wonderful Performances Fill 2nd Story's Beautiful ELEEMOSYNARY
by Robert Barossi - Nov 3, 2014

For a writer, whether writing theatrical reviews or anything else, words are everything. Words are the lifeblood of the writer, that which provides a means for expression, revelation or catharsis. In Lee Blessing's Eleemosynary, presented by 2nd Story Theatre, words are also how one character lifts her soul and strives for excellence. The play as whole demonstrates Blessing's own skill with words, as he crafts a poetic yet accessible play that deals with a number of very relatable human experiences. (more...)

2nd Story Theatre Presents ELEEMOSYNARY, Now thru 11/232nd Story Theatre Presents ELEEMOSYNARY, Now thru 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

Eleemosynary, meaning charitable or benevolent, relates to a young girl's determination to win a national spelling bee. But it also applies to the ever-changing, always challenging, ultimately rewarding relationship between a girl, her mother, and her grandmother. (more...)

2nd Story Theatre to Present ELEEMOSYNARY, 10/30-11/232nd Story Theatre to Present ELEEMOSYNARY, 10/30-11/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Eleemosynary, meaning charitable or benevolent, relates to a young girl's determination to win a national spelling bee. But it also applies to the ever-changing, always challenging, ultimately rewarding relationship between a girl, her mother, and her grandmother. (more...)

Premiere Stages to Welcome Pulitzer Prize Winner Lynn Nottage to Kean UniversityPremiere Stages to Welcome Pulitzer Prize Winner Lynn Nottage to Kean University
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

Premiere Stages, currently celebrating its 10th anniversary as the professional Equity theatre in residence at Kean University, will welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage to Kean's campus on Sunday, November 16 as part of Premiere Artists, its acclaimed professional development program for Kean University students. (more...)

Square One Theatre Company's 2014-15 Season to Include GOOD PEOPLE, THE WINSLOW BOY & MoreSquare One Theatre Company's 2014-15 Season to Include GOOD PEOPLE, THE WINSLOW BOY & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

The Square One Theatre Company in Stratford, Connecticut has announced that over three-quarters of its subscribers have already renewed for the theatre's 25th Anniversary Season. Discounted 2014-15 subscriptions to the four-plays (A Walk in the Woods, Stratford Characters, Good People and The Winslow Boy) are currently available for purchase through November 22 (2014). (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...)

Theatre of NOTE Presents West Coast Premiere of BANSHEE TonightTheatre of NOTE Presents West Coast Premiere of BANSHEE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Theatre of NOTE continues its 2014 season with the West Coast premiere of BANSHEE,written by Brian C. Petti and directed by James R. Carey. BANSHEE will open tonight, October 3 at 8pm and run through Saturday, November 1 at Theatre of NOTE, 1517 N. Cahuenga Blvd (just north of Sunset) in Hollywood. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Blessing Sees The Arms Race as A WALK IN THE WOODSBWW Reviews: Blessing Sees The Arms Race as A WALK IN THE WOODS
by Michael Dale - Oct 1, 2014

Kathleen Chalfant and Paul Niebanck star as Cold War negotiators out for a friendly stroll. (more...)

Company of Fools Offers A WALK IN THE WOODS Reading TodayCompany of Fools Offers A WALK IN THE WOODS Reading Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

The Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Company of Fools will present a play reading of Lee Blessing's A Walk in the Woods tonight, September 27, at 6:30pm at The Center in Ketchum. This reading, which is free and open to the public, is part of The Center's fall BIG IDEA multidisciplinary project, Forests, Foraging and Fires. (more...)

Circle X Theatre Co. Presents Newest Readings, 10/06-11/03Circle X Theatre Co. Presents Newest Readings, 10/06-11/03
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2014

Circle X Theatre Co. celebrates the new work of Meredith Stiehm, Bill Lawrence, Tim Mason, Lee Blessing, Fielding Edlow, and Lina Patel with their newest reading series October 6th - November 3rd. (more...)

Olympia Dukakis, Lily Rabe, Brian d'Arcy James and More to Appear in Red Bull Theater's 11th SeasonOlympia Dukakis, Lily Rabe, Brian d'Arcy James and More to Appear in Red Bull Theater's 11th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Red Bull Theater today announced that their Eleventh Season will include a rare revival of John Ford's 'Tis Pity She's a Whore along with an all new season of their acclaimed Revelation Readings, including Dekker & Middleton's The Honest Whore, Ford's Perkin Warbeck and Love's Sacrifice, Baillie's De Montfort, Ludlam's Camille, Euripides's Hippolytos, Middleton's A Chaste Maid in Cheapside, Calderon's Life Is a Dream, Ibsen's The Wild Duck (a new version by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Auburn), Beaumont & Fletcher's The Maid's Tragedy, Marston's The Dutch Courtesan, Sheridan's The School For Scandal, with casts that include Olympia Dukakis, Hamish Linklater, Lily Rabe, Charlayne Woodard, Brian D'Arcy James, Rocco Sisto, Robert Cuccioli, Charles Busch, Everett Quinton, Arnie Burton, Tom Hewitt, Jennifer Ikeda, Christopher Innvar, Sam Tsoutsouvas, Rebecca Brooksher, Jeremy Shamos, Harris Yulin, Nick Westrate, Carson Elrod, and Jeanine Serralles, among others. (more...)

BWW Previews: West Coast Premiere of HOW I FELL IN LOVE by Joel Fields Presented by Collaborative Artists Ensemble, 10/17BWW Previews: West Coast Premiere of HOW I FELL IN LOVE by Joel Fields Presented by Collaborative Artists Ensemble, 10/17
by Shari Barrett - Sep 16, 2014

According to D.H. Lawrence, "We have made a great mess of love since we made an ideal of it." HOW I FELL IN LOVE centers on two lost souls, Nessa and Todd, each haplessly seeking their ideal romantic partner as they stumble into adulthood alone in the City of the Angels. When they accidentally find their way into each other's lives while seeking professional help, they soon discover their individual stories may be more intertwined than they could ever have imagined, leading each to start questioning the meaning of fate, friendship, and true love. Can two people not attracted to each other actually be perfect life partners? With the audience acting as their sounding board, Nessa and Todd's story unfolds amid the many twists and turns in their search for true love and happiness - despite their neuroses! (more...)

LAKE UNTERSEE, SKIN DEEP SEA and More Set for Workhaus Playwrights Collective's 8th SeasonLAKE UNTERSEE, SKIN DEEP SEA and More Set for Workhaus Playwrights Collective's 8th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Workhaus Playwrights Collective announces its 8th season featuring world premiere productions of LAKE UNTERSEE, by Joe Waechter (September, 2014), SKIN DEEP SEA, by Stanton Wood (February, 2015), and THE REAGAN YEARS, by Dominic Orlando (April, 2015). (more...)

Theatre of NOTE to Present West Coast Premiere of BANSHEE, 10/3Theatre of NOTE to Present West Coast Premiere of BANSHEE, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Theatre of NOTE continues its 2014 season with the West Coast premiere of BANSHEE,written by Brian C. Petti and directed by James R. Carey. BANSHEE will preview Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27, and will open on Friday, October 3 at 8pm and run through Saturday, November 1 at Theatre of NOTE, 1517 N. Cahuenga Blvd (just north of Sunset) in Hollywood. (more...)

'WEDDING BAND' to Run 10/18-12/7 at Antaeus'WEDDING BAND' to Run 10/18-12/7 at Antaeus
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 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 Oct. 18 through Dec. 7 at the Antaeus Theater in NoHo, with low-priced previews beginning Oct. 9. (more...)

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