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Works by Rachel Chavkin, Taylor Mac & More Set for Sundance Institute's 2015 Theatre LabWorks by Rachel Chavkin, Taylor Mac & More Set for Sundance Institute's 2015 Theatre Lab
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

  Sundance Institute today announced the nine projects selected from 827 submissions for its 2015 Theatre Lab at Sundance Resort in Utah, July 6-26. Under the supervision of Artistic Director Philip Himberg and Producing Director Christopher Hibma, the Lab is the centerpiece of the Institute's year-round work with the theatre community and is one of 24 residency Labs the Institute hosts each year for independent artists in theatre, film, new media and episodic content. (more...)

6th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony to be Held at Playwrights Horizons in June6th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony to be Held at Playwrights Horizons in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

The 6th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony will be presented Monday, June 1, 2015 beginning at 5 p.m. at Playwrights Horizons (416 West 42nd Street) and hosted by writer and performer, Lisa Kron. (more...)

New Works by Paula Vogel & Colman Domingo Set for Vineyard Theatre's 2015-16 SeasonNew Works by Paula Vogel & Colman Domingo Set for Vineyard Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

New plays by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Paula Vogel and the actor and playwright Colman Domingo will be produced by the Vineyard Theatre during 2015-16 season, it has been announced by Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern. A third mainstage production for next season is still to be announced. Vineyard Theatre is located at 108 E. 15 St. in New York City. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Selects 14 Projects for 2015 'GROUND FLOOR' Summer LabBerkeley Rep Selects 14 Projects for 2015 'GROUND FLOOR' Summer Lab
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

?Today, The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work announces that it has selected 14 projects for its fourth Summer Residency Lab featuring works from more than 20 talented artists. (more...)

Lilly Award Foundation's '(3) Plays From Kilroys' List' to Conclude with THE TALL GIRLS, 3/23Lilly Award Foundation's '(3) Plays From Kilroys' List' to Conclude with THE TALL GIRLS, 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

The Lilly Awards Foundation has announced additional casting for the final play in the Inaugural (3)Plays from The Kilroys' List: A Reading Series featuring new works by female playwrights Larissa FastHorse, Meg Miroshnik and Laura Schellhardt, with female directors Lear deBessonet, Leigh Silverman and Liesl Tommy. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lilly Award Foundation Continues '(3) Plays From Kilroys' List' with WHAT WOULD CRAZY HORSE DO?Photo Flash: Lilly Award Foundation Continues '(3) Plays From Kilroys' List' with WHAT WOULD CRAZY HORSE DO?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

The Lilly Award Foundation presented "What Would Crazy Horse Do?" a new play by Larissa Fasthorse, the second play in the '(3) Plays From The Kilroys' List: A Reading Series' at The Duke on 42nd Street on March 16, 2015. Directed by Liesl Tommy, the cast featured Emily Bergl, Jason Grasl, Slate Holmgren and Madeline Sayer. BroadwayWorld brings you a look back at the night below! (more...)

Lilly Award Foundation's '(3) Plays From Kilroys' List' Continues with WHAT WOULD CRAZY HORSE DO? with Emily Bergl, 3/16Lilly Award Foundation's '(3) Plays From Kilroys' List' Continues with WHAT WOULD CRAZY HORSE DO? with Emily Bergl, 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

The Lilly Awards Foundation has announced additional casting for the play in the Inaugural (3)Plays from The Kilroys' List: A Reading Series featuring new works by female playwrights Larissa FastHorse, Meg Miroshnik and Laura Schellhardt, with female directors Lear deBessonet, Leigh Silverman and Liesl Tommy. (more...)

World Premiere of AMELIE and More Set for Berkeley Rep's 2015-16 SeasonWorld Premiere of AMELIE and More Set for Berkeley Rep's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

Building on its national and international reputation as a home for talented artists, Berkeley Repertory Theatre proudly announces its 48th season -- a trove of rich theatrical experiences featuring critically acclaimed productions and exhilarating new works. (more...)

Kate Mulgrew, America Ferrerra Lead Lilly Awards' THE COMPARABLES Reading TonightKate Mulgrew, America Ferrerra Lead Lilly Awards' THE COMPARABLES Reading Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

The Lilly Awards Foundation has announced complete casting for the Inaugural (3)Plays from The Kilroys' List: A Reading Series featuring new works by female playwrights Larissa FastHorse, Meg Miroshnik and Laura Schellhardt, with female directors Lear deBessonet, Leigh Silverman and Liesl Tommy. The acting company includes Emily Bergl ('Desperate Housewives'), America Ferrerra ('Ugly Betty'), and Kate Mulgrew ('Orange is the New Black'), with Kally Duling, Alexandra Henriksen, Colbie Minifie, Jesse Perez, Madeline Sayet, and Erin Wilhelmi (Perks of Being a Wallflower). (more...)

Kate Mulgrew, America Ferrerra & More Set for Lilly Awards Foundation's Play Reading SeriesKate Mulgrew, America Ferrerra & More Set for Lilly Awards Foundation's Play Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

The Lilly Awards Foundation has announced complete casting for the Inaugural (3)Plays from The Kilroys' List: A Reading Series featuring new works by female playwrights Larissa FastHorse, Meg Miroshnik and Laura Schellhardt, with female directors Lear deBessonet, Leigh Silverman and Liesl Tommy. The acting company includes Emily Bergl ('Desperate Housewives'), America Ferrerra ('Ugly Betty'), and Kate Mulgrew ('Orange is the New Black'), with Kally Duling, Alexandra Henriksen, Colbie Minifie, Jesse Perez, Madeline Sayet, and Erin Wilhelmi (Perks of Being a Wallflower). (more...)

Photo Flash: John Kander, Greg Pierce and More Celebrate KID VICTORY Opening at Signature TheatrePhoto Flash: John Kander, Greg Pierce and More Celebrate KID VICTORY Opening at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Kid Victory, a new musical from legendary composer John Kander (Chicago, Cabaret) and acclaimed playwright Greg Pierce (Slowgirl). The production began performances at Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre on February 17. It will play for five weeks, through March 22. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Tena Stivicic Wins 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for 3 WINTERSTena Stivicic Wins 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for 3 WINTERS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

The 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to Tena Stivicic for her play 3 Winters. Today, March 2, New York's Playwrights Horizons hosted a celebration of the winner and finalists of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, marking the 37th Anniversary of the international prize, which is based in Houston, New York and London. The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize is the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights. (more...)

Lisa D'Amour, Heidi Schreck & More Among Finalists for 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize; Ceremony Set for TodayLisa D'Amour, Heidi Schreck & More Among Finalists for 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize; Ceremony Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize previously announced 12 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights. The winner of the 2014-2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize will be named at the Awards Presentation today, March 2 in New York City. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  KID VICTORY Haunts at Signature TheatreBWW Reviews: KID VICTORY Haunts at Signature Theatre
by Jennifer Perry - Mar 1, 2015

Let's just get right to it. There's a lot to like about much anticipated world premiere of John Kander and Greg Pierce's 'Kid Victory' at Signature Theatre. (more...)

Review Roundup: KID VICTORY Opens at Signature TheatreReview Roundup: KID VICTORY Opens at Signature Theatre
by Review Roundups - Mar 1, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Kid Victory, a new musical from legendary composer John Kander (Chicago, Cabaret) and acclaimed playwright Greg Pierce (Slowgirl). The production began performances at Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre on February 17. It will play for five weeks, through March 22. (more...)

BWW Blog: Jake Winn of Signature's KID VICTORY - And We Made Them All UpBWW Blog: Jake Winn of Signature's KID VICTORY - And We Made Them All Up
by Guest Blogger: Jake Winn - Mar 1, 2015

'And We Made Them All Up' (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from John Kander & Greg Pierce's KID VICTORY at Signature Theatre!BWW TV: Watch Highlights from John Kander & Greg Pierce's KID VICTORY at Signature Theatre!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 26, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Kid Victory, a new musical from legendary composer John Kander (Chicago, Cabaret) and acclaimed playwright Greg Pierce (Slowgirl). The production began performances at Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre on February 17. It will play for five weeks, through March 22. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kander & Pierce's New Musical KID VICTORY at Signature TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Kander & Pierce's New Musical KID VICTORY at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Kid Victory, a new musical from legendary composer John Kander (Chicago, Cabaret) and acclaimed playwright Greg Pierce (Slowgirl). The production began performances at Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre on February 17. It will play for five weeks, through March 22. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Signature's KID VICTORY in D.C.STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Signature's KID VICTORY in D.C.
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Kid Victory, a new musical from legendary composer John Kander (Chicago, Cabaret) and acclaimed playwright Greg Pierce (Slowgirl). The production began performances at Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre on February 17 and will play for five weeks, through March 22, 2015. Click below to watch just-released footage from the musical! (more...)

BWW Interviews: Jeffry Denman, Direct from Signature's Kid VictoryBWW Interviews: Jeffry Denman, Direct from Signature's Kid Victory
by Ellen Burns - Feb 17, 2015

Thanks to the team at Signature Theatre, audiences in the DC-area are being given the opportunity to see another world premiere of a new musical, Kid Victory! John Kander, legendary composer, along with his late composing partner, Fred Ebb, of such beloved musicals as Chicago and Cabaret, and of the iconic anthem, New York, New York, is behind this new work, and Kid Victory is Kander's second offering in partnership with playwright Greg Pierce [nephew of actor David Hyde Pierce]. Their previous new musical, The Landing, premiered Off Broadway at NYC's Vineyard Theatre in 2013. (more...)

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