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The Dramatists Guild Fund Names 2016-2017 FellowsThe Dramatists Guild Fund Names 2016-2017 Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

The Dramatists Guild Fund and Program Chairs Michael Korie, Laurence O'Keefe, and Diana Son have announced the 2016-2017 class of DG Fellows James Christy, Khiyon Hursey, Patricia Ione Lloyd, Michael R. Jackson, C.A. Johnson, David Mallamud, Zoey Martinson, Madeline Myers, Nicole Pandolfo, and Len Schiff. (more...)

2 BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS Extends Off-Broadway; Alexis Cruz Joins Company2 BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS Extends Off-Broadway; Alexis Cruz Joins Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Executive Producers Roy Nevans and John Lant, in association with Edmund Gaynes, have announced the extention of 2 By Tennessee Williams: 27 WAGONS FULL OF COTTON starring Kathryn Luce Garfunkel and KINGDOM OF EARTH. Both plays are directed by Marilyn Fried and will run now through October 1st. (more...)

BWW Review: ORPHANS is Funny, Touching and Deeply MovingBWW Review: ORPHANS is Funny, Touching and Deeply Moving
by Frank Benge - Aug 29, 2016

ORPHANS is a play by Lyle Kessler that premiered in 1983 in Los Angeles, winning the Drama-Logue Award. It made its Broadway debut in 2013. Earlier this Spring, Street Corner Arts selected Aaron Johnson and native Austinite Sarah Kimberly Becker to helm this debut production of their new Sidewalk Series. The new program mentors promising Austin theatre-makers in producing and fully realizing a production. If this debut effort is any indication of what the future of this program holds, Austin is in for a real theatrical treat. (more...)

Theresa Rebeck's SEMINAR to Make OC Premiere at Chance TheaterTheresa Rebeck's SEMINAR to Make OC Premiere at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Anaheim's official resident theater company, Chance Theater is pleased to produce the Orange County premiere of Seminar. (more...)

ORPHANS Opens at The Back Pack Performance Venue, 8/19ORPHANS Opens at The Back Pack Performance Venue, 8/19
by Frank Benge - Jul 7, 2016

Street Corner Arts has announced Michael Stuart, Aaron Johnson and Christopher Alvarenga will star in their upcoming production of ORPHANS by Lyle Kessler.  The production is directed by native Austinite Sarah Kimberly Becker. Earlier this Spring, Street Corner selected Johnson and Becker to helm their pioneer production of the Company's Sidewalk Series. The program, in its inaugural year, mentors promising Austin theatre-makers in producing and fully realizing a production.  (more...)

THE OFFICE's Jenna Fischer and More to Star in Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!THE OFFICE's Jenna Fischer and More to Star in Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of the world premiere of Steve Martin's new play METEOR SHOWER, an adult comedy, marking his welcome return to the Globe following the great success of Bright Star. (more...)

Ed Asner to Lead Staged Reading of Walter Bagot's ELEVATOR MUSIC at Skylight Theatre, 5/9Ed Asner to Lead Staged Reading of Walter Bagot's ELEVATOR MUSIC at Skylight Theatre, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Ed Asner, winner of seven EMMY Awards with 20 nominations and five Golden Globes, will star in the staged reading of Walter Bagot's third play, Elevator Music, at the Skylight Theatre. An entertainment icon, Broadway performer, and Television Academy "Hall of Famer," Asner will be sharing the stage with theatre veteran Rob Nagle (recently Rogue Machine's Pocatello, Antaeus, Troubadour, Denver Center, and Arena Stage). (more...)

Tina Chilip, James Saito, Jon Norman Schneider and More Set for TOKYO FISH STORY at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Tina Chilip, James Saito, Jon Norman Schneider and More Set for TOKYO FISH STORY at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report the complete cast and creative team of Kimber Lee's beautiful drama tokyo fish story, directed by May Adrales, coming to The Old Globe this spring. (more...)

Christian Coulson and Victoria Frings to Lead CONSTELLATIONS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Christian Coulson and Victoria Frings to Lead CONSTELLATIONS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

The Old Globe just announced the complete cast and creative team of its production of Nick Payne's Broadway hit play CONSTELLATIONS, arriving April 9, directed by the Globe's own Richard Seer. BroadwayWorld is excited to report that Christian Coulson and Victoria Frings will star in the two-person play. (more...)

BWW Review: ORPHANS, Southwark Playhouse, February 12 2016BWW Review: ORPHANS, Southwark Playhouse, February 12 2016
by Gary Naylor - Feb 15, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a fine black comedy that has lots to say 33 years on from its premiere and showcases three tours-de-force from the three actors (more...)

Real-Life Fiances Patrick J. Adams and Troian Bellisario to Lead THE LAST MATCH at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Real-Life Fiances Patrick J. Adams and Troian Bellisario to Lead THE LAST MATCH at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report the complete cast and creative team for The Old Globe's world premiere of Anna Ziegler's THE LAST MATCH, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch (who directed Bethany at the Globe in 2014). (more...)

Will Pullen and More Lead Workshop of Daniel Talbott's WHAT HAPPENED WHEN, Starting TonightWill Pullen and More Lead Workshop of Daniel Talbott's WHAT HAPPENED WHEN, Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that WHAT HAPPENED WHEN, a workshop production written and directed by Daniel Talbott, will play for one week begining tonight, December 15, at 7pm. Produced in association with {Your Name Here}, the workshop will play Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (224 Waverly Place). (more...)

Will Pullen and More to Lead Workshop of Daniel Talbott's WHAT HAPPENED WHENWill Pullen and More to Lead Workshop of Daniel Talbott's WHAT HAPPENED WHEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that WHAT HAPPENED WHEN, a workshop production written and directed by Daniel Talbott, will play for one week begining Tuesday, December 15, at 7pm. (more...)

SELKIE to Make World Premiere at Z Space This WinterSELKIE to Make World Premiere at Z Space This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Weathervane Productions and Rising Phoenix Repertory are pleased to present the world premiere of SELKIE, or When I Look at the Ocean, I Feel Like I Belong, a new play inspired by Selkie mythology, written by Sarah Shaefer. (more...)

Alec Baldwin Honors Alan Gilbert at Tonight's NYYS Benefit GalaAlec Baldwin Honors Alan Gilbert at Tonight's NYYS Benefit Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

Alec Baldwin will present the Theordore L. Kesselman Award for the Arts to honor Alan Gilbert at the New York Youth Symphony's (NYYS) 53rd Annual Benefit Gala. (more...)

WIVES & THE ACADEMY Double-Bill Begins Tonight at TNCWIVES & THE ACADEMY Double-Bill Begins Tonight at TNC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

From tonight, October 8, through October 25, Theater for the New City will present the world premiere of 'Wives,' newly written by Mario Fratti, in a double-bill with his breakthrough play, 'The Academy.' Taken together, the two plays illustrate the changing nature of the battle of the sexes between the postwar period and now. The two-part evening is directed by actor/director Stephan Morrow, who plays the instructor of a school for gigolos in 'The Academy.' (more...)

Theater for the New City to Present WIVES and THE ACADEMY Double-Bill, 10/8-25Theater for the New City to Present WIVES and THE ACADEMY Double-Bill, 10/8-25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

From October 8 to 25, Theater for the New City will present the world premiere of a new play by Mario Fratti, 'Wives,' in a double-bill with his breakthrough play, 'The Academy.' Taken together, the two plays illustrate the changing nature of the battle of the sexes between the postwar period and now. The two-part evening is directed by actor/director Stephan Morrow, who plays the instructor of a school for gigolos in 'The Academy.' (more...)

ON THE WATERFRONT and THE GODFATHER Set for THE ART OF THE SCORE with the NY Phil, 9/18-21ON THE WATERFRONT and THE GODFATHER Set for THE ART OF THE SCORE with the NY Phil, 9/18-21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

The New York Philharmonic will present the third season of THE ART OF THE SCORE: Film Week at the Philharmonic September 18-21, 2015, featuring two complete Academy Award-winning films screened with live performances of their acclaimed scores: On the Waterfront and The Godfather. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Present WIVES and THE ACADEMY Double-Bill, 10/8-25Theater for the New City to Present WIVES and THE ACADEMY Double-Bill, 10/8-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

From October 8 to 25, Theater for the New City will present the world premiere of a new play by Mario Fratti, 'Wives,' in a double-bill with his breakthrough play, 'The Academy.' Taken together, the two plays illustrate the changing nature of the battle of the sexes between the postwar period and now. The two-part evening is directed by actor/director Stephan Morrow, who plays the instructor of a school for gigolos in 'The Academy.' (more...)

WIVES & THE ACADEMY Double-Bill to Play TNC, 10/8-25WIVES & THE ACADEMY Double-Bill to Play TNC, 10/8-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

From October 8 to 25, Theater for the New City will present the world premiere of 'Wives,' newly written by Mario Fratti, in a double-bill with his breakthrough play, 'The Academy.'  Taken together, the two plays illustrate the changing nature of the battle of the sexes between the postwar period and now.  The two-part evening is directed by actor/director Stephan Morrow, who plays the instructor of a school for gigolos in 'The Academy.' (more...)

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