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Pigeonholed Theater presents DETROIT by Lisa D'AmourPigeonholed Theater presents DETROIT by Lisa D'Amour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Pigeonholed Theatre presents their inaugural production, the Obie Award-winning Detroit by Lisa D'Amour. (more...)

Virginia Rep Announces the Opening of AIRLINE HIGHWAYVirginia Rep Announces the Opening of AIRLINE HIGHWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of the Tony-nominated play Airline Highway, by playwright Lisa D'Amour on Friday, January 27 on the Arenstein Stage at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street.  The play runs through February 12 with preview performances on Wednesday and Thursday, January 25 and 26.  Set in post-Katrina New Orleans and echoing the spontaneity and rich texture of jazz,  this gritty comedy celebrates the colorful, fractured characters that define the city's spirit. D'Amour, a fifth-generation New Orleans native, was a Pulitzer finalist for her work on Detroit.  She was commissioned to write Airline Highway in 2014 for Steppenwolf Theatre Company. The show made its Broadway debut in 2015 and earned four Tony Nominations. (more...)

Sxip Shirey's New Album 'A Bottle of Whiskey and a Handful of Bees' Out TodaySxip Shirey's New Album 'A Bottle of Whiskey and a Handful of Bees' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Acclaimed electro-acoustic composer and performer Sxip Shirey's new album A Bottle of Whiskey and a Handful of Bees, is out now on VIA Records. (more...)

Sxip Shirey's New Video/Single 'Woman of Constant Sorrow' Premieres on BillboardSxip Shirey's New Video/Single 'Woman of Constant Sorrow' Premieres on Billboard
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Acclaimed electro-acoustic composer and performer Sxip Shirey's video for his new track “Woman of Constant Sorrow,” featuring vocals and performance from Rhiannon Giddens, premieres on Billboard. (more...)

Southern Rep Theatre & UNO Extend Run for Lisa D'Amour's AIRLINE HIGHWAYSouthern Rep Theatre & UNO Extend Run for Lisa D'Amour's AIRLINE HIGHWAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

In response to overwhelming public demand, Southern Rep Theatre is pleased to announce it will extend the run for its current production, Lisa D'Amour's AIRLINE HIGHWAY, at Robert E. Nims Theatre, UNO Performing Arts Center, New Orleans LA 70122. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Orleans - Week of 10/23/2016Now Playing Onstage in New Orleans - Week of 10/23/2016
by BWW - Oct 23, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/23/2016 for New Orleans (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Orleans - Week of 10/16/2016Now Playing Onstage in New Orleans - Week of 10/16/2016
by BWW - Oct 16, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/16/2016 for New Orleans (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Orleans - Week of 10/09/2016Now Playing Onstage in New Orleans - Week of 10/09/2016
by BWW - Oct 9, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/09/2016 for New Orleans (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/23/2016
by - Jul 23, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/23/2016. (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Close 12th Season with 2016 Short New Play FestivalRed Bull Theater to Close 12th Season with 2016 Short New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Red Bull Theater today announced some of the cast for Red Bull Theater's annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes featuring two brand new commissions from Lisa D'Amour and Amy Freed, alongside six brand new plays chosen from hundreds of submissions from playwrights across the country. (more...)

Sixth Annual SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL Announces New PlaysSixth Annual SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL Announces New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Red Bull Theater's annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes features two brand new commissions from Lisa D'Amour and Amy Freed alongside 6 brand new plays chosen from hundreds of submissions from playwrights across the country, inspired by this year's theme 'SCANDAL'. (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Close 12th Season with 2016 Short New Play FestivalRed Bull Theater to Close 12th Season with 2016 Short New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Red Bull Theater today announced that their Twelfth Season will conclude with Red Bull Theater's annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes features two brand new commissions from Lisa D'Amour and Amy Freed alongside 6 brand new plays chosen from hundreds of submissions from playwrights across the country. The 2016 Short New Play Festival will be Monday July 25th (7:30pm) at Lucille Lortel Theatre. This year's plays will be Motley Fool by Kate Abbruzzese, Swan Song by Emily Taplin Boyd, Malaprop by Lisa D'amour, The Ghoul Of Amherst by Amy Freed, Warp And Weft by Anchuli Felicia King, Her Father's Daughter by Dakin Matthews, The Eighth Circle by Bridgette Dutta Portman, and The Opulent Complex by Lynn Rosen. Tickets may be purchased online at www.redbulltheater.com or by phone at (212) 352-3101. (more...)

Hilary Bettis & Sheila Callaghan World Premieres Set for New Georges' 25th Anniversary SeasonHilary Bettis & Sheila Callaghan World Premieres Set for New Georges' 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

In its 25-year history, New Georges has brought forth an unprecedented generation of women playwrights and directors, providing them with steady artistic support and first or career-transforming productions in New York City. New Georges will celebrate its anniversary season with the World Premiere of Hilary Bettis' Alligator, directed by Elena Araoz, presented in collaboration with The Sol Project this fall, and of Sheila Callaghan and Daniella Topol's collaboratively-created Water at 3LD Art & Technology Center in June of 2017 as part of Water City, a multi-disciplinary art event.  (more...)


by Kimberly Moy - Apr 7, 2016

The Rollins College theater season comes to a close with DETROIT. This play's plot and theme seems all too real for many Americans as it highlights life as an adult and the challenges we face. Playwright Lisa D'Amour came to Rollins College to speak about the play and see the first performances. Show director Kathleen Capdesuñer chatted with BroadwayWorld Orlando about her experience directing and learning from the show's playwright. (more...)

AIRLINE HIGHWAY, GROUNDED, 'FATHER COMES HOME' and More Set for Southern Rep Theatre's 30th SeasonAIRLINE HIGHWAY, GROUNDED, 'FATHER COMES HOME' and More Set for Southern Rep Theatre's 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Southern Rep Theatre announces its 2016 - 2017 Mainstage Season featuring AIRLINE HIGHWAY by Lisa D'Amour, GROUNDED by George Brant, SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH by Tennessee Williams, and FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2, & 3) by Suzan-Lori Parks. (more...)

Virginia Rep Announces 2016-2017 Season, Including IN THE HEIGHTS, 1776, and More!Virginia Rep Announces 2016-2017 Season, Including IN THE HEIGHTS, 1776, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Mar 12, 2016

Virginia Repertory Theatre announced the titles for the 2016/17 Season at the Open House at the November Theatre on Saturday, March 12. (more...)

New Georges Announces Fall Production at The BrickNew Georges Announces Fall Production at The Brick
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

New Georges (Susan Bernfield, Producing Artistic Director; Sarah Cameron Sunde, Deputy Artistic Director; Jaynie Saunders Tiller, Managing Director) announce the World Premiere of Trish Harnetiaux's How to Get Into Buildings at The Brick in December, along with a New Georges Supported Production, the Big Benefit in Tribeca at the end of October, and new Audrey Resident projects in The Room all year long. (more...)

FPCT to Present Lisa D'Amour's DETROITFPCT to Present Lisa D'Amour's DETROIT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Fells Point Corner Theater is proud to begin it's exciting 2015 ­ 2016 Season (#FIREintheHOUSE) with the Baltimore Premiere of Lisa D'Amour's Obie­Award winning comedy, D?ETROIT.?Ben is an ex­bank­drone­turned­techie and his wife, Mary, is a paralegal. After seeing sudden signs of life at the deserted house next door, they eagerly invite the new neighbors over for a backyard barbecue. Little do they know that their good old­fashioned American cookout is about to combust! (more...)

GASP Theatre Co. to Present DETROIT, 7/31-8/8GASP Theatre Co. to Present DETROIT, 7/31-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

 Theatre Co. will present Detroit by Lisa D'Amour on July 31-August 1 and August 6-8, 2014, at 7:30 pm. (more...)

GASP Theatre Co. Presents DETROIT, Now thru 8/8GASP Theatre Co. Presents DETROIT, Now thru 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

 Theatre Co. will present Detroit by Lisa D'Amour tonight, July 31-August 1 and August 6-8, 2014, at 7:30 pm. (more...)

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